Immigration Law

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Experts: Obama Adjusted Immigration Policies
Posted on 31 Jul 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amelia Thomson DeVeaux, FiveThirtyEight, July 31, 2019 "Immigration policy experts like Chishti think Obama deserves credit for adjusting his policies as his presidency went on. According to estimates by Chishti’s group , by the end of Obama’s... Read More

Immigration Plan Won't Include Health Care Benefits
Posted on 19 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Stephen W. Yale-Loehr , who teaches immigration law at Cornell, said he believed the president had the legal authority to decide whether the immigrants included in his executive actions qualified for federal health benefits. “Just as the... Read More

Obama on Sound Legal Ground for Executive Action on Immigration: LexisNexis Expert
Posted on 20 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" [LexisNexis expert author] Stephen Yale-Loehr , who teaches immigration law at Cornell University, said the U.S. Supreme Court agreed two years ago the president does have broad discretion, adding, "On a legal basis, he's on sound ground... Read More

Expert: Obama Has a 'Difficult Decision' to Make on Immigration
Posted on 15 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez feels confident that President Barack Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among... Read More

Legal Challenges To Obama's Deportation Relief Are Probably Doomed, Experts Say
Posted on 20 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"President Barack Obama's planned executive action that would reportedly offer deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants is based on uncontroversial and widely accepted legal foundations, experts said. It won’t be possible... Read More

LexisNexis Expert: Congress Unlikely to Revamp Immigration Laws in 2015-16
Posted on 17 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Stephen Yale-Loehr , a Cornell University law professor and immigration expert ... sees a deep freeze on any further progress. “If I were a betting man, I would say the chances of comprehensive immigration reform being enacted in 2015 or... Read More

Expert: Obama May 'Fine Tune' Immigration Policy by Administrative Action
Posted on 22 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Conventional political wisdom suggests that immigration reform in a midterm election year has a snowball's chance in July of getting any traction. But maybe that wisdom isn't so conventional. Some Republicans say they are warily preparing... Read More