Immigration Law

Recent Posts

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

Biden at the One-Year Mark: A Greater Change in Direction on Immigration Than Is Recognized
Posted on 20 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, Jan. 19, 2022 "While Donald Trump’s presidency is perceived as being the most active on immigration, touching nearly every aspect of the U.S. immigration system, President Joe Biden’s administration... Read More

Olavarria, Moran Leave Biden Immigration Team; PWS Comments
Posted on 9 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Politico West Wing Playbook, Jan. 6, 2022 " ESTHER OLAVARRIA , the deputy assistant to the president for immigration at the Domestic Policy Council and one of the key decision-makers on immigration inside the White House, is retiring, a White House... Read More

Year-End Recap: This Week in Immigration (Podcast)
Posted on 20 Dec 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

BPC, Dec. 20, 2021 "For this final episode of 2021, we’re looking back at the big inflection points and emerging trends from this past year. Our guests this week are Suzanne Monyak, who covers immigration and Congress at CQ Roll Call, and... Read More

Expert Panel to Discuss Biden's Conflicting Immigration Messages
Posted on 6 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility OCTOBER 6, 2021 - 4:00 - 5:30PM EST During the presidential campaign, Joe Biden set out an ambitious immigration agenda, pledging to end many of the Trump Administration’s brutal policies... Read More

LexisNexis Immigration Resources
Posted on 22 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

LexisNexis Legal Research Immigration Content Highlights: Statutes and Regulations: • Bender’s Immigration and Nationality Act Service: A comprehensive, easy-to-use presentation of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), as amended.... Read More

Prof. Geoffrey Hoffman on Biden Immigration Policy: C-SPAN
Posted on 31 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

C-SPAN, Washington Journal, Aug. 28, 2021 (40-min. video) "Geoffrey Hoffman, the immigration clinic director at the University of Houston Law Center, discussed President Biden ’s immigration policy and the administration’s attempt to... Read More

Why Mass Immigration Is the Key to American Renewal
Posted on 24 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Deepak Bhargava, Ruth Milkman, Aug. 23, 2021 "Could admitting millions more immigrants over the next decade be the jolt the U.S. needs to revive its economy, culture, and politics? After four years of restrictionism under President Trump, ongoing... Read More

Study Reveals Shortcomings and Opportunities in U.S. Immigration Coverage
Posted on 10 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Daniela Gerson, Chi Zhang, and Elizabeth Aguilera, with research assistance from Miriam Frutos-Rodriguez and Gillian Moran-Perez, Aug. 2, 2021 " Internews supported a content analysis of more than 4,500 of the most impactful immigration stories... 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

Biden Taps Prof. Lucas Guttentag to Refocus Immigration Policies
Posted on 3 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Anita Kumar, Politico, Aug. 2, 2021 "Lucas Guttentag will serve as senior counselor on immigration policy and report to the Department of Justice’s Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco. ... Prior to entering the administration, Guttentag served... Read More

Texas and the Dangers of State Immigration Enforcement
Posted on 27 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman, July 27, 2021 "In a series of bold actions, Texas has attempted to continue where the Trump administration left off in terms of immigration enforcement. These attempts recently have included threats to build a border... Read More

Immigration and Agriculture
Posted on 22 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

New American Economy Research Fund, July 22, 2021 "Agriculture is a cherished part of American identity and remains an important part of the U.S. economy. In 2020, the agriculture, fishing, and forestry industries contributed more than $175 billion... Read More

The Incalculable Cost of Cheap Chicken—and the Hidden Industry That Shoulders It
Posted on 20 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tina Vazquez, Type Investigations, July 20, 2021 "Poultry plants, many of which rely on immigrant labor, already had high rates of occupational illness. Then the pandemic made everything worse." Read More