Immigration Law

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Expert: CBP is NOT Handing Out Social Security Numbers to Border Crossers
Posted on 5 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Josh Kelety, Associated Press, Aug. 3, 2022 "Lara Logan, a former Fox Nation host, recently claimed that U.S. Border Patrol agents are distributing Social Security numbers to immigrants at the border. A video of her comments has circulated widely... Read More

Expert: End Title 42 and Restore Order
Posted on 27 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, July 27, 2022 The Hill - Opinion: Ending Title 42 won’t cause immigration mayhem — It will restore order "... Since March 2020, approximately 900,000 people — including over 215,000 parents and children... Read More

Expert: Trump's Forced Separation of Families Violated Due Process
Posted on 26 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, July 26, 2022 "[T]he total number of separated families is not known and some 1,500 children (data updated in February) are still lost in a limbo that, in the opinion of experts, it is not known how it will be repaired... Read More

Expert: Courts Driving Immigration Policy
Posted on 22 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, July 22, 2022 " Steve Yale-Loehr, a professor at Cornell University who studies U.S. immigration law, said federal policy-making on immigration is now primarily dictated by federal courts, not Congress or the executive... Read More

Expert: Immigration Benefits Can Help Employers Attract, Retain Talent
Posted on 14 Jul 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Elizabeth Ruiz, KSBY, July 13, 2022 " Stephen Yale-Loehr teaches immigration law at Cornell Law School. "This is a new trend because of the tight labor market and employers need to figure out how to both attract and retain workers," Yale... Read More

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: 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