Immigration Law

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Expert: President Has Wide Legal Authority to Act on Immigration, but Narrow Political Options
Posted on 14 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stephen Yale-Loehr , Cornell law professor and co-author of a 21-volume immigration law treatise , assesses President Obama’s legal authority to act unilaterally to fix our broken immigration system. Contact Yale-Loehr at 607-379-9707 or SWY1@cornell... Read More

Can a President Halt Deportations? - Lifted Lamp
Posted on 26 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A family feud exploded into the open today when activist Ju Hong challenged the President of the United States as the President delivered a steaming bowl of bromides to a friendly pro-immigrant crowd. Hong challenged the President and told the President... Read More

White House Statement on Immigration Reform
Posted on 17 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"One year ago, the Senate introduced comprehensive bipartisan legislation to fix our broken immigration system. Both sides worked together to pass that bill with a strong bipartisan vote. The Senate’s commonsense agreement would grow the economy... Read More

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration: Official Transcript
Posted on 21 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration: Official Transcript of Nov. 20, 2014 Speech Read More

THE LAZARUS EFFECT: HOW COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM CAN SURVIVE THE HOUSE GOP AND COME BACK TO LIFE
Posted on 19 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"... The authors have since 2010 been advocating the ability of the President to ameliorate the plight of non-citizens trapped in a broken system through administrative measures . We have also proposed that the President can resolve the crisis in... Read More

DACA After US v. Texas: Recommendations for the President
Posted on 19 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CIRI Advocacy Working Group, July 15, 2016 - " This brief summarizes recommendations for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals by leading national-level organizations that support the program and have monitored implementation since 2012. CIRI Advocacy... Read More

Tags: daca , president , dapa , ciri

Video: President Obama Speaks on Immigration Reform
Posted on 14 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"During a law enforcement briefing, the President delivers remarks on fixing our broken immigration system, May 13, 2014." - White House, May 13, 2014 . Read More

No More Waiting on Legal Immigration
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As this article will show, an assertive President Obama, with his eyes transfixed on the reelection prize, can do much more to improve our immigration regulations and agency practices, which the President oversees through the Departments of... Read More

BIB Editorial Board Member Michael Olivas Named Interim President of UHD
Posted on 4 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Noted immigration scholar, educator, author and member of Bender's Immigration Bulletin (LexisNexis) Editorial Board Michael A. Olivas has been named interim president of the University of Houston - Downtown . Read More

Tags: uhd , president , olivas

The President’s Discretion, Immigration Enforcement, and the Rule of Law
Posted on 26 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The President has the legal authority to make a significant number of unauthorized migrants eligible for temporary relief from deportation that would be similar to the relief available under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program... Read More

President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Supreme Court's Non-Ruling on Immigration
Posted on 23 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, June 23, 2016 - "[O]one of the reasons why America is such a diverse and inclusive nation is because we’re a nation of immigrants. Our Founders conceived of this country as a refuge for the world. And for more than two centuries... Read More