Immigration Law

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Expert: Abbott's Border Wall "Beyond the Pale"
Posted on 12 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press, June 11, 2021 "Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has offered no details on his plans to construct new barriers along the border with Mexico while also launching an aggressive campaign to arrest migrants —... Read More

Expert: Business Visa Categories Outmoded
Posted on 10 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hannah Miao, CNBC, June 10, 2021 “We have not revamped our legal immigration categories, including business immigration, since 1990. Some of those categories are out of alignment with our needs in the United States today,” said Stephen Yale... Read More

Expert: Congress Must Fix TPS Problem
Posted on 9 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Aline Barros, VOA, June 8, 2021 "For many TPS holders, hopes of a path to U.S. citizenship were dashed Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that certain immigrants with TPS cannot get green cards, or permanent residency, in the United States... Read More

Expert: Biden Immigration Proposal a "Good First Step"
Posted on 1 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, May 31, 2021 "Either by eliminating the barriers imposed by its predecessor or authorizing new regulations that soften procedures and / or requirements, the Joe Biden government has in mind undoing the entirety of the... Read More

Immigration Nerds Talk with Steve Yale-Loehr About his 35 Years in Immigration Law
Posted on 22 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Erikson Immigration Group, May 2021 "In this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, we talk to Steve Yale-Loehr , the co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law . Over his 35-year career... Read More

Unleashing International Entrepreneurs to Help U.S. Economy Recover from Pandemic
Posted on 20 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dan Berger, Steve Yale-Loehr, Doug Rand, Leon Rodriguez, Lindsay Milliken, Kelli Duehning, Megan Kludt, Jeff Goldman, and Michael Serotte, May 20, 2021 "In 2014, then-Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson issued a memo... Read More

Expert: Supreme Court Decision Gives Some Immigrants a "Second Chance"
Posted on 29 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Andrew Chung, Reuters, Apr. 29, 2021 "The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday offered new hope to thousands of long-term immigrants seeking to avoid deportation in a ruling that faulted the federal government for improperly notifying a man who came... Read More

Expert: Biden Brings Hope for International Students
Posted on 26 Apr 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Apr. 24, 2021 "... Biden’s election was a pivotal moment for international students. Universities are already seeing a spike in international student applications, a phenomenon coined “ the Biden bump .”... Read More

Expert: Term "Border Crisis" Overblown, Simplistic
Posted on 30 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, Mar. 29, 2021 ""The term 'border crisis' is overblown and overly simplistic," says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration practice at Cornell University School of Law , New York. "In general... Read More

Expert: Pending Supreme Court Immigration Cases Stem from Obama Administration
Posted on 12 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

John Fritze, USA Today, Mar. 12, 2021 "Less than two months after President Donald Trump left office immigration has fizzled as an issue at the Supreme Court, with major disputes that became conservative rallying cries largely vanishing from the... Read More

Lecture: Crossing Borders
Posted on 8 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Episode 3 of Speak Now, a Series on Political Polarization Friday, March 19, 2021, 4:30pm EDT REGISTER NOW "Months after the 2020 election, this country feels more divided than ever. Today’s youth have only ever experienced... Read More

Expert: Supreme Court Decision Tightens Burden of Proof in Immigration Court
Posted on 5 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nina Totenberg, NPR, Mar. 4, 2021 "The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday [ Pereida v. Wilkinson ] made it more difficult for undocumented immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for a long time to fight deportation. ... By putting the burden on Pereida... Read More

Expert: Tipton Order Does Not Compel Deportations
Posted on 24 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Colin Kalmbacher, Law & Crime, Feb. 24, 2021 "A federal judge put another hold on President Joe Biden‘s limited efforts to halt final deportation orders during the first 100 days of the nascent president’s term in office. The 105... Read More

Expert: Changing ICE Like Steering An Ocean Liner
Posted on 15 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Will Bunch, Philadelphia Enquirer, Feb. 15, 2021 " Stephen Yale-Loehr, a longtime immigration expert who teaches at Cornell Law School , told me this week in an email interview that Biden faces a long road in undoing Trump’s immigration policies... Read More

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REIMAGINING CITIZENSHIP: Prospects for Immigration Reform During the Biden Administration (Online Event, Thursday, February 11, 2021, 12pm EST)
Posted on 1 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law School "The Biden administration has promised to undo the damage to immigration caused by the Trump administration. But the incoming administration has many competing priorities with which to contend, including the coronavirus pandemic... Read More