Immigration Law

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Free Webinar on Wed: What to Expect on Immigration from the Biden Administration
Posted on 15 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

What to Expect on Immigration from the Biden Administration We invite you to join us as three of the foremost experts — Stephen Yale-Loehr, Ron Wada and Dan Kowalski — discuss the policy changes they anticipate from the Biden administration... Read More

Biden Immigration Team Will Review Hundreds of Trump/Miller Changes
Posted on 10 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Michael D. Shear, Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Feb. 10, 2021 "Donald J. Trump’s four-year quest to wall the country off from immigrants led his aides to Form N-648: a physician’s declaration that an applicant for naturalized citizenship... Read More

An Essential Tool for Immigration Lawyers, Scholars and Journalists: IPTP
Posted on 10 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration Policy Tracking Project "This "TrumpTracker" Immigration Policy Tracking Project catalogues every known Trump-era immigration policy from January 2017 through the end of the administration. Entries describing Trump policies... Read More

Biden Immigration Executive Orders (Feb. 2, 2021)
Posted on 3 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Executive Order on the Establishment of Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families Executive Order on Creating a Comprehensive Regional Framework to Address the Causes of Migration, to Manage Migration Throughout North and Central America... Read More

White House Immigration Fact Sheet (Feb. 2, 2021)
Posted on 2 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Feb. 2, 2021 "On January 20th, the Biden Harris Administration took the first steps in a broad, whole of government effort to finally reform our immigration system, including sending to Congress legislation that creates a pathway to... Read More

REIMAGINING CITIZENSHIP: Prospects for Immigration Reform During the Biden Administration (Online Event, Thursday, February 11, 2021, 12pm EST)
Posted on 1 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law School "The Biden administration has promised to undo the damage to immigration caused by the Trump administration. But the incoming administration has many competing priorities with which to contend, including the coronavirus pandemic... Read More

Biden's Immigration Agenda: Immediate Actions Taken (Online Event, Thursday, February 4, 2021, 2:30PM to 4:00PM EST)
Posted on 1 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The New School "Immediately after the election in November, the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) released a report presenting 40 recommendations for immigration policy reform . In the first... Read More

4 ways the Biden administration can improve the employment-based immigration system without Congress
Posted on 28 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dan Berger, Steve Yale-Loehr, Emily Hindle, and Hun Lee, January 28, 2021, Brookings "Despite our collective decades of experience in immigration, our heads have been spinning. The immigration world is very much in flux as numerous court cases... Read More

Biden Sets the Stage for a Remarkably Active First 100 Days on Immigration
Posted on 28 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, Migration Policy Institute, Jan. 27, 2021 "On his first day in office, President Joe Biden set in motion what could represent the most active first 100 days on immigration by any White House in recent history, including... Read More

Biden Ushers In New Hope on Immigration
Posted on 26 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Kaitlyn Box, Jan. 25, 2021 "There is much for all of us to be excited about after President Biden’s inauguration on January 20, 2021 when he aggressively rescinded many of Trump’s most damaging immigration actions. We... Read More

Six Biden Executive Actions on Immigration (Jan. 20, 2021)
Posted on 21 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

1. Preserving and Fortifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 2. Reinstating Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians 3. Proclamation on the Termination Of Emergency With Respect To The Southern Border Of The United States And Redirection... Read More

Biden Sends Immigration Bill to Congress
Posted on 20 Jan 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Biden White House, Jan. 20, 2021 - FACT SHEET: President Biden Sends Immigration Bill to Congress as Part of His Commitment to Modernize our Immigration System "The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 establishes a new system to responsibly manage... Read More

Deregulating Legal Immigration: A Blueprint for Agency Action
Posted on 23 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David J. Bier, CATO Institute, Dec. 18, 2020 "These 30 deregulatory actions would lessen the costs of America’s outdated immigration laws. The results would be greater freedom and prosperity for both immigrants and Americans who rely on them... Read More

Big-Picture, Clean-Slate Immigration Reforms for the Biden-Harris Administration
Posted on 19 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli and Stephen Yale-Loehr Nov. 19, 2020 "As a new administration takes office on January 20, and the tantalizing prospect of enlightened immigration reforms looms on the horizon, an intriguing question has surfaced on Twitter... Read More

Expert: Biden Will "Walk a Tightrope" on Immigration
Posted on 17 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Patrick J. McDonnell, Kate Linthicum, Cecilia Sánchez, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2020 "Biden will “walk a tightrope on dealing with immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border,” Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at... Read More