Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Expert: What to Make of Biden's Defense of Title 42?
Posted on 25 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicole Narea, Vox, Jan. 25, 2022 "President Joe Biden’s administration is defending two of his predecessor’s more inhumane immigration policies in court: pandemic-related border restrictions and family separations. The Department of... Read More

Experts: New Administration Should Eliminate Chaos in Immigration System
Posted on 12 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gunisha Kaur, M.D., and Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Nov. 12, 2020 "The 400-plus changes to U.S. immigration law over the past three and a half years have caused substantial confusion among attorneys, medical evaluators, and immigrants. The fact that... Read More

Expert: It May Take Four Years to Dismantle Trump's "Invisible Wall"
Posted on 11 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell law professor and LexisNexis author Stephen Yale-Loehr is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Associated Press: "Trump has put in place more than 400 executive actions or rules related to immigration, according to Stephen... Read More

Expert: Trump Administration Trying to "Stop All Immigration to the United States"
Posted on 7 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, July 7, 2020 "Faced with the prospect of losing the power to make immigration policy after the November 2020 presidential election, Trump administration officials are speeding up efforts to force foreign nationals to leave... Read More

Expert: Trump's Immigration Proposal Would Be a 'Big Departure' from Current Law
Posted on 17 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ABIGAIL ABRAMS AND ALANA ABRAMSON, Time Magazine, May 16, 2019 "Drafted by top advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller, the proposal outlines an immigration system that focuses mostly on those with specific professional skills and education,... Read More

Expert: Trump's Immigration Efforts 'Backfiring'...No 'Coherent Policy'
Posted on 10 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matt Kwong, CBC News, Apr. 9, 2019 "[F]or Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration-law professor at Cornell University , Nielsen was far from soft on immigration. "Secretary Nielsen will be perceived as the most hardline [Homeland Security] secretary... Read More

Expert Fact-Checks Trump Immigration Claims
Posted on 26 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is quoted in two recent articles: 1. Mostly False: Donald Trump claim that Beto O'Rourke voted to shield MS-13 members from deportation PolitiFact October 25, 2018 "…... Read More

Expert: Family-Based Immigration Brings 'Drive and Entrepreneurial Spirit' to U.S.A.
Posted on 5 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mica Rosenberg, Reuters, Jan. 4, 2018 - "President Donald Trump is ramping up calls on the U.S. Congress to stop legal immigrants from sponsoring extended family members who want to move to the United States, saying so-called “chain migration”... Read More

Expert: Will Congress Give USCIS Enough Authority to Run a 'Points' System?
Posted on 14 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Trump's push for 'merit-based' immigration may not deliver the benefits he expects - Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, Mar. 13, 2017 - "President Trump wants to reform the immigration system to favor foreigners who have special skills that... Read More

Expert: The 'Tale of the Tape' on Trump's Immigration Enforcement
Posted on 6 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr & Emmie Smith, Feb. 5, 2018 - "Now that President Trump has been in office a year, it's appropriate to assess how much his administration has changed immigration law. Trump's State of the Union address a few... Read More

Fact-Checking Trump on Immigration
Posted on 31 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Eugene Kiely and D'Angelo Gore, May 30, 2018 - "The claim: “Think of it, a lottery. You pick people. Now, let me ask you. So these countries that are sending people in — do you think they are sending us their finest?” The... Read More

Expert: Trump Misleads on MS-13, Immigration
Posted on 26 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Louis Jacobson, Politifact, Feb. 26, 2018 - "Speaking at the conservative CPAC conference in Washington, President Donald Trump took a hard line on immigration and again used the deadly Central American gang MS-13 as an example. MS-13 members, he... Read More

Expert: White House Immigration Plan 'Dead on Arrival'
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura D. Francis, Bloomberg BNA, Jan. 26, 2018 - "The White House’s legislative framework, originally mentioned Jan. 24 and expanded upon Jan. 25, would provide legal status and eventual citizenship to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants. It... Read More

Q & A: What Can President Trump Really Do About Immigration? (LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen Yale-Loehr)
Posted on 10 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dianne Solís, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 10, 2016 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr is an authority on U.S. immigration and asylum law and an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School. He was a collaborator on the award-winning book Green Card... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author: Trump's Immigration Changes May Take Time - Cornell Law Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
Posted on 10 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Valverde, Politifact, Nov. 9, 2016 - "Here’s a recap of Trump’s 10-point immigration plan : 1. Build an "impenetrable physical wall on the southern border" that he says Mexico will pay for. 2. End " catch-and... Read More