Immigration Law

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Nightmare in Arizona: Jan Brewer's Executive Order
Posted on 17 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I t remains to be seen whether Brewer’s executive order will be politically viable. The GOP may see more Latino voters flee by the November elections, and the future of the party without support from Hispanics and minorities looks grim. Moreover... Read More

Tags: daca , mehta , brewer , license , order

Suit says marriage licenses denied to undocumented immigrants
Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit against 55 Alabama counties, including Tuscaloosa County and others in West Alabama, alleging that they have denied undocumented immigrants marriage licenses." - Tuscaloosa... Read More

North Carolina Gives Second-Class Licenses to DACA Drivers
Posted on 19 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" After going back and forth on the matter, North Carolina came up with a compromise of sorts. The state would issue these young immigrants driver's licenses . But you would never confuse them with a regular driver's license. First of all... Read More

Oregonians to vote on immigrant driver's licenses
Posted on 20 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Oregonians are headed for a statewide vote on a new law that allows immigrants who can't show they're in the United States legally to obtain driver's licenses. Secretary of State Kate Brown's office said Friday that opponents of... Read More

North Carolina to Issue Driver Licenses to DACA Grantees
Posted on 15 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The state Division of Motor Vehicles will comply with a state attorney general’s opinion and issue driver’s licenses to thousands of young [unauthorized] immigrants who are eligible to drive because of a federal program that gives them... Read More

Alabama Immigration Law Asks Doctors For Their Papers
Posted on 18 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Some Alabama physicians and physician assistants were surprised this week to receive a letter with a new demand from the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners: Show us your papers. Under the state's 2011 immigration law, these medical professionals... Read More

The Saga of Sergio Garcia
Posted on 6 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Argument Recap in In re Garcia Before California Supreme Court: Does Federal Law Bar Licensing by the States of Undocumented Immigrants to Practice Law? Immigrant fights to become California lawyer Why is the Obama Administration Arguing that Undocumented... Read More