Immigration Law

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La. Ct. App. on 'Driving While Undocumented' Statute, Preemption: State v. Sarrabea
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Defendant argues La.R.S. 14:100.13 is an unconstitutional attempt to preempt federal law because it attempts to preempt the field of alien registration which is occupied by federal law. Thus, he asserts, the trial court lacked jurisdiction to convict... Read More

Louisiana Supreme Court on Preemption: State v. Sarrabea
Posted on 17 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"After review of the relevant law, both statutory and jurisprudential, and despite its laudable goal aimed at preventing acts of terrorism, we are constrained to find, based on the Supreme Court case of Arizona v. United States, 132 S.Ct. 2492 (2012... Read More