Immigration Law

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You Have Questions, the Treatise Has Answers
Posted on 6 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration Law and Procedure is the flagship practice guide, only from LexisNexis. A comprehensive treatise with analysis and primary law resources. Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been... Read More

Expert: DACA Will Survive 'Another 10 Months' or More
Posted on 23 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Jan. 22, 2019 "For more than a year, hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who came here illegally as children have ricocheted between hope and despair as their fates were debated in Washington and determined... Read More

Expert: Focus on USCIS H-1B Policy, Not Trump's Tweets
Posted on 14 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Jan. 14, 2019 - "On January 11, 2019, Donald Trump surprised the business and policy community by announcing via Twitter that positive “changes are coming soon” for H-1B visa holders. What does this announcement... Read More

Expert: Local Law Enforcement Might Contact ICE, Depending on Situation
Posted on 1 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 31, 2018 - "The arrest of an undocumented immigrant in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Stanislaus County has raised questions about whether the killing had any connection to state or local sanctuary... Read More

Expert: EB-5 Investor Visa Program Needs Clarity from Congress, USCIS
Posted on 28 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jodi Xu Klein, South China Morning Post, Dec. 29, 2018 - "With a sharp uptick in Chinese applications for the visa programme known as EB-5, waiting times for applicants to obtain US residency have tripled to as long as 15 years. But the programme... Read More

Expert: Federal Court Ruling Will Give Asylum Seekers a 'Fair Shot'
Posted on 20 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Molly O'Toole, Los Angeles Times, Dec. 19, 2018 - "A major Trump administration policy that sought to block victims of gang and domestic violence from claiming asylum in the U.S. is illegal, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling by... Read More

Expert Predicts Congress Will Extend EB-5 Investor Visa Program
Posted on 30 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mary Diduch, National Real Estate Investor, Nov. 30, 2018 - "I predict that Congress will extend EB-5 again without any changes … maybe in the spring everybody can agree on a reform package that Congress can enact,” says Stephen Yale... Read More

Expert: Trump's Asylum Ban May Head to Supreme Court
Posted on 21 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Nov. 20, 2018 - "A federal judge on Monday ordered the Trump administration to resume accepting asylum claims from migrants no matter where or how they entered the United States, dealing at least a temporary setback... Read More

Experts: Trump's Asylum Ban is Illegal
Posted on 12 Nov 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Reuters, Nov. 9, 2018 - "“President Trump’s new asylum ban is illegal. Neither the president nor his cabinet secretaries can override the clear commands of U.S. law, but that’s exactly what they’re trying to do,” Omar... Read More

The Experts Agree: 'An Executive Order Cannot Repeal Birthright Citizenship, Period'
Posted on 31 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School. He also is co-author of “ Immigration Law and Procedure ,” a 21-volume immigration law treatise, published by LexisNexis. - An executive order cannot... Read More

LexisNexis Authors on Trump's Notion to Bar Asylum-Seekers
Posted on 29 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alfredo Corchado, Dianne Solis, Dallas Morning News, Oct. 27, 2018 - "If Trump issues an executive order to deny migrants the chance to apply for asylum, it will quickly face legal challenges. The Immigration and Nationality Act contains provisions... Read More

Expert Fact-Checks Trump Immigration Claims
Posted on 26 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is quoted in two recent articles: 1. Mostly False: Donald Trump claim that Beto O'Rourke voted to shield MS-13 members from deportation PolitiFact October 25, 2018 "…... Read More

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on Potential Student Visa Rule
Posted on 18 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Elizabeth Redden, IHE, Oct. 18, 2018 - "The Trump administration published notice on Wednesday that it intends to propose a new rule in fall 2019 establishing a maximum period of authorized stay for international students and other holders of certain... Read More

'Intent' Hurdle Blocks Gambian's Visa Quest; No 'Magic Bullet' per Expert
Posted on 31 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Elizabeth Redden, Inside Higher Ed, Aug. 30, 2018 - "The young woman from Gambia who planned to study in the U.S. had the support of her government, all the way up to the first lady, whose foundation was to pay for her airfare. A college in New York... Read More

Expert: USCIS Crackdown on H-1B Visas 'Ultimately Hurts U.S. Workers'
Posted on 16 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ethan Baron, Bay Area News Group, Aug. 16, 2018 - "A crackdown on the controversial H-1B visa intended for skilled workers has struck Indian citizens harder than other foreign nationals, with federal officials hitting them with more visa denials... Read More