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Immigration Reform Must Redress the Current Law's Gender Biases

" As documented in a report (“ Gendered Paths to Legal Status ”) issued by the Immigration Policy Council, immigration laws which appear gender neutral “actually contain gender biases that create barriers for many women trying to gain [lawful status] within the current immigration...

Unpub. BIA on Asylum, Mexico, Social Group, Gender Identity: Matter of M-G-O-

Ben Winograd writes: "In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) found the respondent, a citizen of Mexico, qualified for withholding of removal based on his membership in a particular social group consisting of effeminate gay males with female gender identities. The Board...

ICE Deportations: Gender, Age, and Country of Citizenship (TRAC)

TRAC, Apr. 9, 2014 : "Case-by-case records on deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during FY 2012 and FY 2013 provide a more complete portrait of the demographic composition of recent deportees. These results are based upon analyses of ICE records recently obtained by the Transactional...

Constitutional (Equal Protection) Citizenship Victory in Texas: Villegas-Sarabia v. Johnson

"After careful consideration of the Petition and the memoranda supporting and opposing the Government’s Motion to Dismiss, the Court, for the reasons that follow, GRANTS IN PART AND DENIES IN PART the Government’s Motion to Dismiss, DECLARES that the physical presence requirements under...