Immigration Law

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Cyrus D. Mehta: States Have No Legal Basis to Refuse Refugees - Sink or Swim Together
Posted on 23 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta, Nov. 22, 2015 - "Since the Paris attacks, 31 states have objected to Syrian refugees being resettled within their boundaries. This is so even after these refugees have been carefully selected after demonstrating a well founded fear... Read More

Tags: mehta , refugees , truax

LexisNexis Expert: States' Refugee Refusal is Unconstitutional - Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
Posted on 18 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Quoted in the Wall Street Journal , Cornell law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr said, "States cannot decide to accept refugees from country X but not from country Y,” and noted that such refusal would be unconstitutional... Read More

Supreme Court Flashback to 1915 Settles Syrian Refugee Resettlement Question: Truax v. Raich
Posted on 17 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Damon Root, Nov. 17, 2015 - "In the wake of Friday's terrorist attacks in Paris, the governors of at least 26 U.S. states have declared themselves in opposition to the resettlement of Syrian refugees within their respective state borders. In... Read More

Tags: Syria , refugees , truax