Immigration Law

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Sessions Sets 'Zero Tolerance' Policy for Illegal Entry Prosecutions on Southern Border
Posted on 6 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOJ, Apr. 6, 2018 - "Attorney General Jeff Sessions today notified all U.S. Attorney’s Offices along the Southwest Border of a new “zero-tolerance policy” for offenses under 8 U.S.C. § 1325(a), which prohibits both attempted... Read More

170 Groups Tell DOJ To End Criminal Prosecution of Refugees at Border - Law360
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Law360, July 30, 2015 - "More than 170 civil rights, human rights and faith-based groups urged the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday to stop criminally prosecuting immigrants who arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking asylum, saying the prosecutions... Read More

Re-thinking Illegal Entry and Re-entry
Posted on 14 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Article traces the history of two federal immigration crimes that have long supplemented the civil immigration system and now make up nearly half of all federal prosecutions: illegal entry and illegal re-entry. Little has been previously written... Read More