Immigration Law

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Expert: Supreme Court Ruling May Not Deter Anti-Immigrant Zealots
Posted on 2 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jessica Gresko, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press, July 1, 2022 "The Supreme Court said Thursday the Biden administration can scrap a Trump-era immigration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration courts, a victory... Read More

Expert: Court Ruling Will Sow Fear
Posted on 28 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Philip Marcelo, Amy Taxin, Associated Press, June 28, 2022 "The Biden administration, reacting to a federal court ruling in Texas, has suspended an order that had focused resources for the arrest and deportation of immigrants on those who are considered... Read More

Expert: DACA is in Danger
Posted on 15 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gisela Salomon, Claudia Torrens, Associated Press, June 15, 2022 " Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law professor at Cornell University, said things look bad for young immigrants: Both the appeals court and the Supreme Court, where the case... Read More

Expert: Many Factors Influence Boston USCIS Asylum Approval Rates
Posted on 2 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angi Gonzalez, SpectrumNews1, June 1, 2022 "Dr. Basileus Zeno, who came to the U.S. after fleeing Syria, knew that applying for asylum in the U.S would not be easy. He just never expected it to take 10 years before he was ultimately denied. He... Read More

Expert: Biden Has Three Options on Title 42
Posted on 24 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Haisten Willis, Washington Examiner, May 24, 2022 "After experiencing yet another courtroom setback, the Biden administration is appealing and weighing options for the future of Title 42, the COVID-19-related policy of turning away unauthorized... Read More

Expert: Latest Supreme Court Ruling Means More Lawyers Needed in Immigration Court (Law360)
Posted on 17 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mike LaSusa, Law360, May 16, 2022 "The U.S. Supreme Court's Monday ruling barring judicial review of immigration courts' factual findings raises the stakes for noncitizens in immigration court proceedings, underscoring their need for adequate... Read More

Expert: Conservative Activists Get Facts Wrong About Immigrants, Crime
Posted on 12 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Josh Kelety, Associated Press, May 12, 2022 "A video from 2018 featuring two prominent conservative activists making claims about immigrants coming into the U.S. has resurfaced and is circulating widely on social media. In the clip, Charlie Kirk... Read More

Expert: "Broken Immigration System" Triggers Litigation Avalanche
Posted on 5 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jasmine Aguilera, TIME Magazine, May 4, 2022 "In recent years, liberal and conservative attorneys general, nonprofit organizations, and individual plaintiffs have filed an avalanche of immigration-related suits in federal courts, resulting in a... Read More

Expert: Litigation Could Prolong Title 42 Border Blockade
Posted on 5 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, Apr. 4, 2022 "Last week, after news of the CDC's withdrawal of Title 42, Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law at Cornell University School of Law in New York, warned that conservative states ... would... Read More

Expert: Extra H-2B Visas "Not Nearly Enough"
Posted on 1 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Aishvarya Kavi, New York Times, Mar. 31, 2022 "The Biden administration, responding to an increasing demand for temporary workers, announced on Thursday that it would make an additional 35,000 seasonal worker visas available for American businesses... Read More

Expert: EB-5 Investor Visa Program Can Be "Somewhat Opaque"
Posted on 17 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times, Mar. 14, 2022 "In an aging Hollywood neighborhood known for its dive bars, pawn shops and tattoo parlors, three luxury hotels and a private events center opened over the last five years, with the help of millions... Read More

Expert: International Refugee System Reeling
Posted on 7 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

James Dean, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 5, 2022 " Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School and faculty fellow in the university’s Migrations initiative, discussed the extraordinary humanitarian crisis just... Read More

Expert: Programs to Help Afghan Allies "Overwhelmed" Due to Trump Cuts
Posted on 16 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Feb. 16, 2022 "Thousands of Afghan allies who narrowly missed being evacuated, and who have been living in hiding in Afghanistan or illegally in neighboring countries, have counted on a program known as humanitarian... Read More

Expert: What to Make of Biden's Defense of Title 42?
Posted on 25 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nicole Narea, Vox, Jan. 25, 2022 "President Joe Biden’s administration is defending two of his predecessor’s more inhumane immigration policies in court: pandemic-related border restrictions and family separations. The Department of... Read More

Expert: STEM Expansion a "Significant Step" for U.S. Competitiveness (Law360)
Posted on 24 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nadia Dreid, Law360, Jan. 21, 2022 "The Biden administration has implemented a pair of changes aimed at making it easier for international students in the STEM field to stay and work in the U.S. after graduation by widening the net of careers that... Read More