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They Still Have Their Dream: Why Kris Kobach's Vitriol-Based Lawsuit Will Fail

"[O] ne cannot separate the vitriol against DREAMers in states like Arizona and the law suit challenging DACA. They emanate from the same xenophobia against immigrants without being able to see that the deserving beneficiaries of DACA are out of status for no fault of their own, and even if one...

The Policy Implications Arising From the Blanket Recusal Order of an Immigration Judge

"The recent lawsuit filed against the Department of Justice by an Iranian American immigration judge, raises interesting questions regarding the use of a blanket recusal order by the Agency in the absence of a fact-specific analysis or showing of actual bias on the part of the Immigration Judge...

Why the Lawsuit Against Immigration Executive Action Is a Waste of Time and Money

"A lawsuit was expected as soon as President Obama dramatically announced that his immigration executive actions could impact more than 5 million people. It is already here. On December 3, 2014, Texas took the lead with 18 other states in a lawsuit against the United States asserting that the President’s...

Cyrus D. Mehta Unpacks #VisaGate2015: When is a Visa 'Immediately Available' for AOS Filing?

Cyrus D. Mehta, Oct. 4, 2015 - " Central in the Mehta v. DOS lawsuit is whether the administration is authorized to establish a dual date system in the Department of State’s (DOS) Visa Bulletin, which it did for the first time in October 2015. When the DOS first issued the October 2015 Visa...

Feds File Response to #VisaGate2015 Lawsuit - Mehta v. DOS

Greg Siskind, Dec. 15, 2015 - "The Government has filed its response to our September 28th lawsuit on the Visa Bulletin. As expected, the government chose to file a Motion to Dismiss. Per our agreed stipulation with the government, we will have until January 8th to file an amended complaint taking...

Cyrus D. Mehta: Will the H-1B Lottery Lawsuit Force Change for the Better?

Cyrus D. Mehta, Sept. 30, 2016 - " A class action lawsuit, Tenrec, Inc. v. USCIS , challenging the annual H-1B lottery recently overcame a motion to dismiss, and will move forward. There is a decent chance that the plaintiffs may prevail and employers will no longer be subject to the H-1B lottery...