Immigration Law

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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: 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: Will Texas Follow in Arizona's (Losing) Footsteps?
Posted on 5 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, Aug. 3, 2021 "An El Paso, Texas, district judge temporarily blocked an order issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday that gave Texas border state police extraordinary powers to stop vehicles if officers had reasonable... Read More

Expert: Biden Immigration Proposal a "Good First Step"
Posted on 1 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, May 31, 2021 "Either by eliminating the barriers imposed by its predecessor or authorizing new regulations that soften procedures and / or requirements, the Joe Biden government has in mind undoing the entirety of the... Read More

Immigration Nerds Talk with Steve Yale-Loehr About his 35 Years in Immigration Law
Posted on 22 May 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Erikson Immigration Group, May 2021 "In this week’s Immigration Nerds podcast, we talk to Steve Yale-Loehr , the co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure, the leading 21-volume treatise on U.S. immigration law . Over his 35-year career... Read More

Expert: Pending Supreme Court Immigration Cases Stem from Obama Administration
Posted on 12 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

John Fritze, USA Today, Mar. 12, 2021 "Less than two months after President Donald Trump left office immigration has fizzled as an issue at the Supreme Court, with major disputes that became conservative rallying cries largely vanishing from the... Read More

Lecture: Crossing Borders
Posted on 8 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Episode 3 of Speak Now, a Series on Political Polarization Friday, March 19, 2021, 4:30pm EDT REGISTER NOW "Months after the 2020 election, this country feels more divided than ever. Today’s youth have only ever experienced... Read More

REIMAGINING CITIZENSHIP: Prospects for Immigration Reform During the Biden Administration (Online Event, Thursday, February 11, 2021, 12pm EST)
Posted on 1 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law School "The Biden administration has promised to undo the damage to immigration caused by the Trump administration. But the incoming administration has many competing priorities with which to contend, including the coronavirus pandemic... Read More

Big-Picture, Clean-Slate Immigration Reforms for the Biden-Harris Administration
Posted on 19 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Angelo A. Paparelli and Stephen Yale-Loehr Nov. 19, 2020 "As a new administration takes office on January 20, and the tantalizing prospect of enlightened immigration reforms looms on the horizon, an intriguing question has surfaced on Twitter... Read More

Expert: Biden Will "Walk a Tightrope" on Immigration
Posted on 17 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Patrick J. McDonnell, Kate Linthicum, Cecilia Sánchez, Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2020 "Biden will “walk a tightrope on dealing with immigration at the U.S.-Mexico border,” Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at... Read More

Experts: New Administration Should Eliminate Chaos in Immigration System
Posted on 12 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gunisha Kaur, M.D., and Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Nov. 12, 2020 "The 400-plus changes to U.S. immigration law over the past three and a half years have caused substantial confusion among attorneys, medical evaluators, and immigrants. The fact that... Read More

Expert: It May Take Four Years to Dismantle Trump's "Invisible Wall"
Posted on 11 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell law professor and LexisNexis author Stephen Yale-Loehr is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Associated Press: "Trump has put in place more than 400 executive actions or rules related to immigration, according to Stephen... Read More

Expert: Trump Administration Trying to "Stop All Immigration to the United States"
Posted on 7 Jul 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, July 7, 2020 "Faced with the prospect of losing the power to make immigration policy after the November 2020 presidential election, Trump administration officials are speeding up efforts to force foreign nationals to leave... 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

Expert: A Supreme Court Ruling Could Cut Both Ways on Immigration
Posted on 17 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Oct. 16, 2019 "Wednesday's case concerns whether immigrants who stole Social Security numbers in an attempt to gain employment could be prosecuted under state identity theft law. In general, when it comes to immigration... Read More