Immigration Law

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American Dragnet
Posted on 10 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AMERICAN DRAGNET: DATA-DRIVEN DEPORTATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY Georgetown Center of Privacy and Technology, May 10, 2022 "When you think about government surveillance in the United States, you likely think of the National Security Agency or the... Read More

Tags: Privacy , ICE , database

News Excerpts From the Aug. 15, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 13 Aug 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

DHS Expands Eligibility for Provisional Waivers | On July 29, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services issued a final rule expanding the class of noncitizens eligible to receive provisional unlawful... Read More

Immigration Policing and Federalism Through the Lens of Technology, Surveillance, and Privacy
Posted on 19 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With the deployment of technology, federal programs to enlist state and local police assistance with immigration enforcement are undergoing a sea change. For example, even as it forcefully has urged invalidation of Arizona’s S.B. 1070 and... Read More

DHS Issues New Privacy Policy Guidance, Q&A (Apr. 27, 2017)
Posted on 28 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

PRIVACY POLICY GUIDANCE MEMORANDUM. April 27, 2017, Memorandum Number: 2017-01 Privacy Policy 2017-01, Questions & Answers Read More

Tags: policy , Privacy , DHS , memo

Judge Hanen's Order to 'Out' DACA Grantees Raises Privacy Concerns - Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
Posted on 24 May 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, May 23, 2016 - " Much of the press coverage on Judge Hanen’s May 19 order has focused on the order’s scolding. But equally, if not more alarming, are the implications of Judge Hanen’s demand on the... Read More

Tags: daca , wadhia , Privacy , hanen

DHS 'Privacy' Policy Blocks Release of Names of Immigrant Arrests; Paper Sues
Posted on 11 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama administration announced last week that it had made America safer by arresting 3,100 illegal immigrants who have criminal records or are immigration fugitives or immigration violators. Twenty-four of that number were right here in... Read More

DOJ to Court Watchers: 'Move Along, Nothing to See Here'
Posted on 20 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Justice Department said Thursday that it will block video recordings of next month’s closing arguments in a Seattle court case that addresses the rights of child migrants to legal counsel in deportation proceedings. A DOJ spokesperson... Read More