Immigration Law

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Colorado Gov. Signs Executive Order Limiting Use of State Resources to Separate Immigrant Parents, Children
Posted on 18 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gov. John Hickenlooper, June 18, 2018 - "Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed an executive order, in response to the Trump administration’s family separation policy, that keeps Colorado from using state resources to separate children from their... Read More

Michigan Governor Seeks Visas to Lure Skilled Immigrants to Detroit
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder asked the federal government Thursday to set aside thousands of work visas for highly skilled immigrants willing to live and work in the bankrupt city of Detroit for five years. "Let's send a message to the entire... Read More

Vermont's Republican Governor Signs Immigration Bill Defying Trump
Posted on 30 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rutland Herald, Mar. 29, 2017 - "Republican Gov. Phil Scott, flanked by Democratic Attorney General T.J. Donovan and Democratic lawmakers, signed into law Tuesday a bill [S.79] aimed at curbing the impacts of executive orders signed by President... Read More

Nevada Governor Signs Driver License Bill
Posted on 3 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Friday, Governor Brian Sandoval signed Senate Bill 303 into law, allowing undocumented immigrants to apply for a driver authorization card. The card is not a form of identification but it gives them the ability to drive legally. First, they have... Read More

Mississippi Gov. Says No Benefits for DACA Kids
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is ordering state agencies not to provide public benefits to immigrants receiving deferred deportation status from the federal government — an order that reinforces current state law. Legislators, meanwhile, held... Read More

Mississippi Governor Signs Anti-Sanctuary Bill
Posted on 29 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kendra Ablaza, Mar. 27, 2017 - "Mississippi cities, counties, community colleges and universities are officially banned from adopting policies meant to protect undocumented immigrants from the federal government. Gov. Phil Bryant on Monday signed... Read More

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Executive Order Prohibiting State Agencies from Inquiring About Immigration Status
Posted on 15 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gov. Cuomo, Sept. 15, 2017 - "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued Executive Order 170 that prohibits state agencies and officers from inquiring about or disclosing an individual's immigration status unless required by law or necessary to determine... Read More