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JFK's Immigration Legacy

"In the hullaballoo over the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination, recall the late President's immigration legacy, with the Immigration Act of 1965 inspired in no small part by his book, A Nation of Immigrants . The 1965 Act removed the discriminatory national origins...

No Childhood Here: Why Central American Children are Fleeing Their Homes

"What drives these children to flee their homes? What causes their parents to put them and their life’s savings in the hands of smugglers? What happens if they fail to reach the U.S.? Since October 2013, with funding from a Fulbright Fellowship, I have lived in El Salvador and worked toward...

BIA on Circumstance-Specific Approach, Sentencing: Matter of H. Estrada, 26 I&N Dec. 749 (BIA 2016)

Matter of H. Estrada, 26 I&N Dec. 749 (BIA 2016) - "Considering the totality of the evidence, we agree with the Immigration Judge that the DHS has established the domestic nature of the respondent’s offense by clear and convincing evidence and that the respondent is therefore removable...