Immigration Law

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LexisNexis Expert on Injunctions, Iranian Students
Posted on 14 Oct 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr was quoted recently in the New York Times and The Guardian: "“The court rulings today represent at least a temporary setback in the Trump administration’s attacks... Read More

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

Expert: Trump's Immigration Proposal Would Be a 'Big Departure' from Current Law
Posted on 17 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ABIGAIL ABRAMS AND ALANA ABRAMSON, Time Magazine, May 16, 2019 "Drafted by top advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller, the proposal outlines an immigration system that focuses mostly on those with specific professional skills and education,... Read More

Expert: Trump's Immigration Efforts 'Backfiring'...No 'Coherent Policy'
Posted on 10 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matt Kwong, CBC News, Apr. 9, 2019 "[F]or Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration-law professor at Cornell University , Nielsen was far from soft on immigration. "Secretary Nielsen will be perceived as the most hardline [Homeland Security] secretary... Read More

Expert: Kansas Immigration Case at Supreme Court Could Affect ID Theft Prosecutions
Posted on 18 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ariane de Vogue, CNN, Mar. 18, 2019 "The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear a case [ Kansas v. Garcia, No. 17-834 ] next term concerning Kansas' prosecution of three undocumented immigrants for using stolen Social Security numbers in an... Read More

You Have Questions, the Treatise Has Answers
Posted on 6 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration Law and Procedure is the flagship practice guide, only from LexisNexis. A comprehensive treatise with analysis and primary law resources. Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been... Read More

Expert: Local Law Enforcement Might Contact ICE, Depending on Situation
Posted on 1 Jan 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, Dec. 31, 2018 - "The arrest of an undocumented immigrant in the fatal shooting of a police officer in Stanislaus County has raised questions about whether the killing had any connection to state or local sanctuary... Read More

LexisNexis Authors on Trump's Notion to Bar Asylum-Seekers
Posted on 29 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alfredo Corchado, Dianne Solis, Dallas Morning News, Oct. 27, 2018 - "If Trump issues an executive order to deny migrants the chance to apply for asylum, it will quickly face legal challenges. The Immigration and Nationality Act contains provisions... Read More

Expert Fact-Checks Trump Immigration Claims
Posted on 26 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is quoted in two recent articles: 1. Mostly False: Donald Trump claim that Beto O'Rourke voted to shield MS-13 members from deportation PolitiFact October 25, 2018 "…... Read More

Meet the Experts!
Posted on 13 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Are you attending the AILA Conference in San Francisco? Please Join Lexis® at the 2018 AILA Annual Meeting, June 13 -16, Exhibit Hall Booth 401 See a demonstrations of Lexis® Advance and the Lexis® Immigration Practice Center. ... Read More

Expert: Diversity Visa Controversy Calls into Question All Immigration Quotas
Posted on 13 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sintia Radu, U.S. News, Nov. 10, 2017 - ""What is the right amount and the right type of immigration for the Unites States?" asks Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law professor at Cornell University . ... [I]t is difficult to assess the... Read More

Expert: Family-Based Immigration Brings 'Drive and Entrepreneurial Spirit' to U.S.A.
Posted on 5 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mica Rosenberg, Reuters, Jan. 4, 2018 - "President Donald Trump is ramping up calls on the U.S. Congress to stop legal immigrants from sponsoring extended family members who want to move to the United States, saying so-called “chain migration”... Read More

Expert: Trump Misleads on MS-13, Immigration
Posted on 26 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Louis Jacobson, Politifact, Feb. 26, 2018 - "Speaking at the conservative CPAC conference in Washington, President Donald Trump took a hard line on immigration and again used the deadly Central American gang MS-13 as an example. MS-13 members, he... Read More

Expert: White House Immigration Plan 'Dead on Arrival'
Posted on 29 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura D. Francis, Bloomberg BNA, Jan. 26, 2018 - "The White House’s legislative framework, originally mentioned Jan. 24 and expanded upon Jan. 25, would provide legal status and eventual citizenship to 1.8 million undocumented immigrants. It... Read More

Expert: Texas Abortion Case Raised Constitutional 'Gray Area' in Immigration Law
Posted on 26 Oct 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Politico, Oct. 24, 2017 - "A federal appeals court has ruled that an undocumented pregnant minor being held in a federally-funded shelter in Texas can receive an abortion. ... If the teen had been in the United States for a long time or had come... Read More