Immigration Law

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Local Immigration Enforcement and Arrests of the Hispanic Population
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Michael Coon, Journal on Migration and Human Security, Aug. 2017 - "Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which was added to the INA by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), allows... Read More

CA4 on Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Law: Santos v. Frederick County
Posted on 12 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[W]e hold that, absent express direction or authorization by federal statute or federal officials, state and local law enforcement officers may not detain or arrest an individual solely based on known or suspected civil violations of federal immigration... Read More