Immigration Law

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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

Expert: Well-Prepared Asylum Claims Can Win
Posted on 23 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Aline Barros, VOA News, July 19, 2018 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr of Cornell University, a leading professor of immigration law and facilitator of an asylum clinic at Cornell, said that though there had been changes in asylum policy, people with good... Read More

Expert: ICE Tactics 'Instill Fear'
Posted on 26 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Valerie Bauman, Daily Mail UK, July 25, 2018 - "The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency more than tripled the number of work site investigations it conducted so far in 2018, according to new federal data. Since October 1, 2017 –... Read More

Expert: Immigrants Fearful of Reporting Crimes to Police Due to ICE Tactics
Posted on 26 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ben Leonard, NBC News, July 25, 2018 - "Federal immigration agents have used more aggressive tactics since a January 2017 executive order by President Donald Trump that broadened their authority, a New York immigrant advocacy group alleges. ... "ICE... Read More

Expert: Proposed Immigration Rule Attacks a 'Small Problem With a Big Stick'
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Victoria Macchi, Aline Barros, VOA, July 10, 2018 - "By the end of July, the Trump administration is expected to take a step closer to another sweeping policy shift that could block millions of foreigners from coming to the United States or from... Read More

Expert: Court Sanctions Against Feds Over Family Separations Would Be Difficult To Enforce
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alan Gomez, USA Today, July 11, 2018 - "A federal judge may decide this week to impose some kind of punishment against the Trump administration if he determines that it failed to meet his deadlines to reunite immigrant children separated from their... Read More

Expert: Chances of Abolishing ICE 'Slim to None'
Posted on 3 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

John Bacon, USA Today, June 27, 2018 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor at Cornell University Law School who has written extensively on immigration law, said ICE isn't going anywhere soon. It's detractors, he said, don't have the votes... Read More

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Expert: Trump Executive Order Narrower Than Anticipated
Posted on 21 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tal Kopan, CNN, June 20, 2018 - "President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed course after days of digging in on a policy that resulted in immigrant family separations at the border, signing an executive order that will keep far more families together... Read More

Expert: Family Separation at Border Unlikely to Deter Central American Asylum Seekers
Posted on 20 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tana Ganeva, Raw Story, June 19, 2018 - "Immigration experts point out that in addition to being inhumane, the policy is not likely to be effective because unlike Homan’s contention that the parents are choosing poorly, many don’t have... Read More

Expert: Well-Prepared Asylum Claims Can Win
Posted on 23 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Aline Barros, VOA News, July 19, 2018 – " Stephen Yale-Loehr of Cornell University, a leading professor of immigration law and facilitator of an asylum clinic at Cornell, said that though there had been changes in asylum policy, people with... Read More

Expert: Proposed Immigration Rule Attacks a 'Small Problem With a Big Stick'
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Victoria Macchi, Aline Barros, VOA, July 10, 2018 - "By the end of July, the Trump administration is expected to take a step closer to another sweeping policy shift that could block millions of foreigners from coming to the United States or from... Read More

Expert: Court Sanctions Against Feds Over Family Separations Would Be Difficult To Enforce
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alan Gomez, USA Today, July 11, 2018 - "A federal judge may decide this week to impose some kind of punishment against the Trump administration if he determines that it failed to meet his deadlines to reunite immigrant children separated from their... Read More

Trump v. Hawaii Q&A with Expert Law Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
Posted on 27 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Forbes, June 27, 2018 - "On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration’s decision to ban the entry of individuals from a group of primarily Muslim countries was constitutional. The court... Read More