Immigration Law

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Motor-Voter Deportation: Fitzpatrick v. Sessions (CA7 Affirms BIA, Matter of Fitzpatrick)
Posted on 13 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Fitzpatrick v. Sessions, Feb. 13, 2017 - "After discovering that Fitzpatrick had voted in a federal election, the Department of Homeland Security initiated removal proceedings. An Immigration Judge and then the Board of Immigration Appeals (initially... Read More

Oregonians to vote on immigrant driver's licenses
Posted on 20 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Oregonians are headed for a statewide vote on a new law that allows immigrants who can't show they're in the United States legally to obtain driver's licenses. Secretary of State Kate Brown's office said Friday that opponents of... Read More

Terri Givens: Latinos and the 2012 Election – Lessons from 1996
Posted on 17 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Although some are arguing that the Latino vote won’t grow much, if at all in the November election it’s often at the margins where the vote matters, particularly in swing states like Iowa . Turnout will not only have an impact on the... Read More

Tags: vote , Latino , givens , Texas

An immigration vote in the heartland on Tuesday
Posted on 5 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Springfield, MO: "The controversial E-Verify initiative goes to voters on Tuesday. Those in favor and against have been rallying for weeks and now three days before polls open, a final push has the opposition working the streets. Supporters ... Read More

Will the GOP Lose the Latino Vote?
Posted on 17 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Republicans warn that the party will pay a price for antagonizing the nation’s fastest-growing minority group. “Republicans have done a mystifying job of either ignoring or offending Hispanic voters,” said Mark McKinnon, a strategist... Read More

Tags: Republicans , vote , GOP , Latino

The New Immigrant Vote
Posted on 21 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Before major elections, there is typically an increase in the number of naturalization applications, and this year is no exception. Martín Martinez, a salesman from Mexico, became a citizen in May. “One of the main reasons was to be... Read More

For Latinos, Immigration More Personal than Political, Poll Says
Posted on 6 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As President, Obama has not delivered on immigration reform, to the chagrin of many Latinos who have complained that he did not push the matter with the same drive and zeal that he did, say, healthcare reform. Nonetheless, a majority of voters... Read More

Tags: immigration , vote , GOP , Latino

Oregonians to vote on immigrant driver's licenses
Posted on 20 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Oregonians are headed for a statewide vote on a new law that allows immigrants who can't show they're in the United States legally to obtain driver's licenses. Secretary of State Kate Brown's office said Friday that opponents of... Read More