Immigration Law

Recent Posts

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: High-Profile Immigration Litigation Skyrockets (Law360)
Posted on 20 Dec 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Suzanne Monyak, Law360, Dec. 19, 2019 "This year saw a number of key federal court rulings on the Trump administration’s immigration agenda, with some judges giving the president's restrictionist policies the green light and others halting... Read More

Litigating Against the 'Invisible Wall'
Posted on 2 Dec 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Senior Data Journalist Sinduja Rangarajan has three must-read posts: How I Tracked an Explosion in Lawsuits Against Trump’s Immigration Policies - Mother Jones, Dec. 2, 2019 Building a Wall Out of Red Tape - Reveal, Nov. 30, 2019 Trump Has... Read More

Expert: Circuit Shopping May Guide Trump's Travel Ban Litigation Strategy
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post, Mar. 23, 2017 - "The speed with which the administration moved was befitting of the national security crisis the ban purported to address. The administration ultimately lost in court, and since then, it has slowed... Read More

Expert: Courts Will Be Very Busy With Immigration Cases
Posted on 31 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ben Remaly, NBC News, May 30, 2017 - "The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is criticizing the appointment of a Citizenship and Immigration Services ombudsman who previously worked for a group that supports immigration restrictions as "offensive... Read More

Expert: "A leopard cannot change his spots by taking a bath" (Trump Travel Ban Litigation)
Posted on 20 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura Jarrett, CNN, Mar. 17, 2017 - "When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the US back in 2015, he probably didn't imagine those words would come back to haunt him... Read More

Experts: Constitutionality of Trump's Expedited Removal Expansion Will Be Litigated "For Years"
Posted on 3 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David G. Savage, L.A. Times, Mar. 3, 2017 - "The Trump administration’s plan for putting hundreds of thousands of recent migrants in the country illegally onto a fast track for deportation is likely to trigger the next major legal battle over... Read More

Expert Predicts More Litigation Over Trump Travel Ban 2.0
Posted on 30 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura Jarrett and Elise Labott, CNN, June 30, 2017 - "After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8... Read More