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CA9 on Racial Profiling: Sanchez v. Barr (Sanchez IV)
Posted on 2 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sanchez v. Barr, Apr. 1, 2019 "ORDER A judge of the court sua sponte requested a vote on whether to rehear this case en banc. A vote was taken, and the matter failed to receive a majority of the votes of the nonrecused active judges in favor of... Read More

Racial Profiling Alleged in Alamance County, North Carolina
Posted on 19 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[T]he U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating the Alamance County Sheriff's Office over allegations that it targets Latinos in traffic stops and checkpoints. The data supports the concerns: Compiled and analyzed by the Indy, traffic... Read More

Citizens Sue Border Patrol in Pacific NW; Racial Profiling Alleged
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In Sanchez et al. vs. Border Patrol et al. , filed in federal district court in Seattle on April 26, 2012, U.S. citizen plaintiffs allege illegal stops by the Border Patrol based on appearance. From the press release : "[Plaintiff] Ernest Grimes... Read More

Border Patrol Stops, Arrests Many - Including Americans - Far From Border
Posted on 3 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Most Texans probably think of the Border Patrol as doing what the agency’s name suggests: interrupting illegal activity along the line separating the U.S. from Mexico. Yet over the last decade, agents have regularly made arrests deep inside... Read More

New Twist to Racial Profiling: Hunting While Brown?
Posted on 7 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Hispanic hunters say they were targets of racial discrimination." - Star Tribune, Dec. 6, 2013 . "All Plaintiffs requested to produce a hunting license produced a facially valid hunting license. ... Pursuant to Minn. Stat. §97A... Read More

Racial Profiling By Texas School Cop Alleged - "You Look Like a Terrorist"
Posted on 10 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A community college security officer cannot escape claims that she improperly detained an immigrant student of Indian extraction who she thought "looked like a terrorist," a federal judge ruled." Order, Vouchides v. Thompson... Read More

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin - July 15, 2010
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

H-1B Facts & Figures Released for FY 2009 The American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act (Pub. L. No. 105-277, div. C, §416(c)(2), 112 Stat. 2681 (1998)) imposes annual reporting requirements on USCIS concerning the origin and... Read More

LexisNexis Immigration Author Stephen Yale-Loehr Quoted in the Media
Posted on 5 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Stephen Yale-Loehr, co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure , the flagship immigration treatise from LexisNexis-Matthew Bender, Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, of counsel, Miller Mayer LLP, Ithaca, New York, is quoted on immigration issues... Read More