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Ted Cruz Slow-Walks His Canuck Expat Paperwork

"U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz vowed months ago to renounce his Canadian citizenship. It’s now 2014, and the Calgary-born Republican lawmaker is still a dual citizen. That’s confounding Canadian immigration lawyers. Renouncing Canadian citizenship, they say, is a simple, quick and straightforward...

President Signs S.2195 into law: P.L. 113-100 (Visa Limitation for Certain Representatives to the U.N.)

A bill to deny admission to the United States to any representative to the United Nations who has been found to have been engaged in espionage activities or a terrorist activity against the United States and poses a threat to United States national security interests. Became Public Law No: 113-100 on...

Rafael Edward 'Ted' Cruz, All-American

Canada-born U.S. Senator [Rafael Edward ] Ted Cruz has given up his citizenship from his birth country, making good on a promise from last summer. Spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said the Tea Party favourite formally gave up his citizenship May 14. He received official confirmation of the action at his...

Penn. Sup. Ct. on Workers' Comp: Cruz v. Kennett Square Specialties

"In this appeal, we are asked to address the proper allocation of the burden of proof as between an employer and a workers’ compensation claimant regarding the injured employee’s legal eligibility under federal immigration law to obtain suitable employment whenever the employer seeks...

CA4 on Slavery (TVPA, FLSA) - Cruz v. Maypa

"Cruz alleges that she was forced to work for the defendants for wages well below the minimum from 2002 until her escape in 2008. The district court dismissed all of her claims as time-barred. We affirm the district court’s dismissal of Cruz’s state law claims, but we reverse the dismissal...

BIA on Admission, Adjustment of Status, 237(a)(1)(H) - Matter of Agour

Official Headnote : Adjustment of status constitutes an “admission” for purposes of determining an alien’s eligibility to apply for a waiver under section 237(a)(1)(H) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8 U.S.C. § 1227(a)(1)(H) (2012). Matter of Connelly , 19 I&N Dec....

Cyrus D. Mehta - Sophie Cruz and Pope Francis: Shattering Myths About Immigrants

Cyrus D. Mehta on Sept. 23, 2015 - "As Pope Francis arrived in the United States on September 23, 2015 and was cheered by thousands in Washington DC, Sophie Cruz , a 5 year old US citizen whose parents are undocumented, came forward and handed him a t-shirt and a letter. The t-shirt read, “Pope...

Cruz / Sessions Bill Would Eliminate Dual Intent for H-1Bs

Most news articles focus on the wage and OPT aspects of the "American Jobs First Act of 2015" but take a closer look : the bill also wipes out dual intent for H-1Bs ... and eliminates the Diversity Visa ("Lottery") program.

LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr on Trump, Cruz Deportation Plans - The O'Reilly Factor

The O'Reilly Factor, Feb. 24, 2016 - "Are Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's strategies constitutional? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates. Stephen Yale-Loehr , John Yoo." [Cornell Law Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr is the co-author of LexisNexis' Immigration Law and Procedure...