Immigration Law

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New Articles from Journal on Migration and Human Security (Center for Migration Studies)
Posted on 14 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration Policy and Agriculture: Possible Directions for the Future By Philip Martin (University of California, Davis) President Trump issued executive orders after taking office in January 2017 that could lead to the removal of many of the... Read More

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In Harm’s Way: Family Separation, Immigration Enforcement Programs and Security on the US-Mexico Border
Posted on 23 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Consequence Delivery System (CDS) is a suite of border and immigration enforcement programs designed to increase the penalties associated with unauthorized migration in order to convince people not to return (Rosenblum 2013). Despite its inauguration... Read More

Local Immigration Enforcement and Arrests of the Hispanic Population
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Michael Coon, Journal on Migration and Human Security, Aug. 2017 - "Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which was added to the INA by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), allows... Read More

Piecing Together the US Immigrant Detention Puzzle One Night at a Time: An Analysis of All Persons in DHS-ICE Custody on September 22, 2012
Posted on 5 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Donald Kerwin, Nov. 5, 2015 - "This paper analyzes a dataset of every person in the custody of the US Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS-ICE or ICE) on September 22, 2012, and compares this data with an earlier... Read More

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States' Welcoming Policies Can Mitigate Harsh Federal Immigration Laws: Roberto Suro
Posted on 8 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In California Dreaming: The New Dynamism in Immigration Federalism and Opportunities for Inclusion on a Variegated Landscape , USC Professor Roberto Suro concludes: "When all of the policies described in this section are applied together as is the... Read More

Beyond DAPA and DACA: Revisiting Legislative Reform in Light of Long-Term Trends in Unauthorized Immigration to the United States
Posted on 19 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This paper provides estimates of those who are potentially eligible for DAPA and DACA. However, it also looks beyond DAPA and DACA to make the case for broad legislative reform in light of long-term trends in unauthorized migration to the United... Read More

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