Immigration Law

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Tens of Thousands in United States Face Uncertain Future, as Temporary Protected Status Deadlines Loom
Posted on 1 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Jessica Bolter, and Sarah Pierce, MPI, Dec. 1, 2017 - "Shortly after announcing in September the phaseout of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Trump administration took aim at another form of relief... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr Named Non-Resident Fellow at MPI
Posted on 13 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MPI, July 2016 - "Stephen Yale-Loehr is Professor of Immigration Law Practice at Cornell Law School and is of counsel at Miller Mayer in Ithaca, NY. A Migration Policy Institute (MPI) Nonresident Fellow, he is co-author of Immigration Law and... Read More

Live MPI Event Today - The First 100 Days: Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration (1:00 to 2:30 P.M. ET)
Posted on 24 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The First 100 Days: Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration Monday, April 24, 2017 1:00 to 2:30 P.M. ET Migration Policy Institute 1400 16th Street NW Suite 300 (Third Floor) Washington, DC 20036 Speakers: Julie Myers Wood... Read More

Dramatic Surge in the Arrival of Unaccompanied Children Has Deep Roots and No Simple Solutions
Posted on 14 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The phenomenon of unaccompanied children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, typically after an arduous and often dangerous journey through Central America and Mexico, has reached a crisis proportion, with a 90 percent spike in arrivals from last... Read More

Muscular Public Relations Strategy to Paint Immigrants and Immigration as Negatives Embedded Deep Within Trump Executive Orders - MPI
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, and Jessica Bolter, Migration Policy Institute, Mar. 22, 2017 - "Even as three executive orders on immigration signed by President Trump during his first weeks in office have received extensive scrutiny, far less attention... Read More

MPI Report: Most Undocumented Immigrants Will Stay Under Obama’s New Policies
Posted on 25 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Under new immigration enforcement programs the Obama administration is putting in place across the country, the vast majority of unauthorized immigrants — up to 87 percent — would not be the focus of deportation operations and would... Read More

Despite Political Resistance, Use of Temporary Worker Visas Rises as U.S. Labor Market Tightens
Posted on 21 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, June 20, 2017 - "With laid-off workers by his side at campaign rallies, Donald Trump pledged to preserve “U.S. jobs for U.S. workers.” True to that promise, since assuming office, President Trump... Read More

Naturalization Trends in the United States - MPI (Aug. 2016)
Posted on 17 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Naturalization Trends in the United States - MPI (Aug. 2016) - "Naturalization, an important milestone in immigrant integration, extends to foreign nationals the same benefits, rights, and responsibilities that native-born citizens have, including... Read More

Drilling Down on Obama's Deportation Record - MPI
Posted on 30 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jan. 26, 2017 - Nuance is not fashionable these days, but for those of you who are retro enough to rely on facts and data, Muzaffar Chishti, Sarah Pierce, and Jessica Bolter at MPI have put together this piece on The Obama Record on Deportations . Read More

Eleventh Circuit Ruling on Alabama's HB 56 Fuels Debate over the Limits of State Immigration Measures
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Adding to the controversy surrounding the legality of state-level immigration enforcement laws, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued a split decision on Alabama's stringent new immigration law, enjoining some parts... Read More