Immigration Law

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Border/Lines, Nov. 28, 2022
Posted on 28 Nov 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Felipe De La Hoz and Gaby Del Valle, Nov. 28, 2022 - "This is the 146th edition of BORDER/LINES, a weekly newsletter by Felipe De La Hoz and Gaby Del Valle designed to get you up to speed on the big developments in immigration policy. In The... Read More

IPTP Update!
Posted on 15 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

IPTP, Nov. 15, 2021 "The Immigration Policy Tracking Project (IPTP) has a new look and a new outlook! IPTP, the go-to source for tracking Trump Administration immigration policies -- ranging from executive orders to policy minutiae -- has shifted... Read More

The ‘Third Rail of American Politics’ Is Still Electrifying
Posted on 4 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Thomas B. Edsall, NYT, Nov. 3, 2021 "Although public polling on immigration shows a strong shift to the left, survey responses in that vein mask a far more complicated reality. Over and over again, immigration has proved to be politically problematic... Read More

Rethinking U.S. Immigration Policy: Building a Responsive, Effective Immigration System
Posted on 28 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Migration Policy Institute "This multiyear MPI initiative is generating a big-picture, evidence-driven vision of the role immigration can and should play in America’s future. Drawing from research, data analysis, and insights gained from... Read More

What Is 'Comprehensive Immigration Reform?' Taking the Long View, by Professor Hiroshi Motomura
Posted on 15 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

My main goal in this essay is to address one aspect of current debates about immigration law and policy. My focus will be ''legalization,'' by which I mean a program that confers lawful immigration status on a group of noncitizens who... Read More

Broken and Obsolete: America's Immigration Policy
Posted on 10 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Republican Party has taken a tough stand on the topic. Democrats have their own bright lines. That means America's immigration system is likely to stay as it is right now--utterly broken. We think of ourselves as the world's great... Read More

Opinion: The RNC's Immigrant Tease
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The opening night of the Republican National Convention saw some vigorous waving of the immigrant flag. ... The story about Rick Santorum’s grandfather is indeed a powerful and touching narrative, as are the immigrant stories of Cruz, McDonnell... Read More