Immigration Law

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Eight Things Obama Can Do on Immigration Without Congress: Peter Schey
Posted on 16 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The following proposed administrative changes are within the power of the Administration to adopt, would result in cost-savings to DHS, and would legalize either temporarily or permanently several million immigrants, many of whom are already “in... Read More

Federal Court in Arizona Permanently Bars Maricopa County from Arresting and Charging Immigrants with "Conspiracy to Transport Themselves"
Posted on 30 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On September 27, 2013, a federal court in Arizona issued a permanent injunction stating "Defendants Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio and Maricopa County Attorney William G. Montgomery, and their agents, employees, successors in office... Read More

CHILDREN SEEKING ASYLUM ASK FEDERAL COURT TO END THEIR DETENTION AND APPOINT A MONITOR TO OVERSEE OBAMA'S DETENTION POLICY
Posted on 19 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CHRCL, May 19, 2016 - "Claiming that the conditions of their detention are "deplorable" and "inhumane," and that they are being illegally held in remote detention centers commingled with hundreds of unrelated adults, children... Read More

Maricopa County Ends 'Self-Smuggling' Prosecutions, Settles Lawsuit
Posted on 7 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Maricopa County will pay $675,000 to settle a lawsuit over a controversial policy of prosecuting [unauthorized] immigrants for conspiracy to smuggle themselves into the country. The practice was instituted by Andrew Thomas when he was county attorney... Read More

Judge: Maricopa County Can't Prosecute Migrants For Smuggling Themselves
Posted on 2 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal district judge has ruled that one of Maricopa County's most controversial enforcement policies impacting undocumented immigrants must end. On Friday, Judge Robert Broomfield ruled the county of Sheriff Joe Arpaio must immediately stop... Read More

Peter Schey Deconstructs Title II of S.744
Posted on 26 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Because of several provisions in the Senate bill (discussed below) that create significant obstacles to legalization for these 9 million immigrants, once implemented on the ground over the next 10 to 20 years, it is likely that approximately four... Read More

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