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Forced Federalism: States as Laboratories of Immigration Reform

Keith Cunningham-Parmeter Willamette University - College of Law Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 1673, 2011 "This Article questions the experimental value of state immigration laws. Analyzing the Supreme Court’s major decisions in this area, including Chamber of Commerce v...

States' Welcoming Policies Can Mitigate Harsh Federal Immigration Laws: Roberto Suro

In California Dreaming: The New Dynamism in Immigration Federalism and Opportunities for Inclusion on a Variegated Landscape , USC Professor Roberto Suro concludes: "When all of the policies described in this section are applied together as is the case in some major concentrations of the immigrant...

How the Supreme Court’s Deadlock Will Change Immigration Politics

Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Karthick Ramakrishnan, June 24, 2016 - "United States v. Texas also implicates a less-discussed, but critical, issue: the growing involvement of states in setting immigration policy. ... [U.S. v.] Texas represents a new moment in immigration federalism. While previous...