Immigration Law

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New Utah Law Protects Immigrants
Posted on 10 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, Apr. 9, 2019 "Utah is known for its red rock canyons, steep ski slopes, and a mega-majority Republican legislature. And now it can be recognized as one of just a handful of states to pass legislation that helps noncitizens avoid deportation... Read More

CA2 on 'Small Amount' of Marijuana: Hylton v. Sessions
Posted on 21 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hylton v. Sessions - "Antoine Hylton, a Jamaican national, petitions for review of the May 9, 2017 order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”), which found him ineligible for cancellation of removal because his prior state conviction... Read More

CA2 on 'Small Amount' of Marijuana: Hylton v. Sessions
Posted on 21 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hylton v. Sessions - "Antoine Hylton, a Jamaican national, petitions for review of the May 9, 2017 order of the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”), which found him ineligible for cancellation of removal because his prior state conviction... Read More

CA7 on Aggravated Misdemeanor; Posner Dissents: Velasco-Giron v. Holder
Posted on 29 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of Rodriguez-Rodriguez, 22 I&N Dec. 991 (BIA 1999)(en banc), followed. See Posner's dissent. - Velasco-Giron v. Holder, Sept. 26, 2014 . Read More

Iowa Probation Blocks Immigrant's Historic Law License
Posted on 20 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Cesar Adrian Vargas made history this month when a New York court paved the way for him to become the first undocumented immigrant to practice law in the state. But the Mexican-born activist's arrest at a Des Moines political event earlier... Read More

In Austin: From Minor Violations, Deportations
Posted on 19 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Front page, above the fold, Sunday, Mar. 18, 2012, Austin American-Statesman : "Dave Harmon, who has reported on border issues since the 1990s, and database editor Christian McDonald spent two months combing through three years of Travis County... Read More