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Court Ruling Won't Fuel More Immigration: Expert

"Immigration experts said they don't think the ruling will drive more immigrants to come to the border. While government lawyers argued that family detention helped deter immigration, the judge said officials didn't provide enough evidence to back up those claims. Stephen Yale-Loehr , a...

7 Immigration-Related Cases That May See High Court Action - Law360

Allissa Wickham, Law360, Oct. 14, 2015 -CASES TO WATCH Torres v. Lynch: Appeal from an immigrant who is facing deportation over an attempted-arson conviction in New York. Hernandez v. Mesa: Concerns the killing of a teenage Mexican boy, who was fatally shot by a border patrol agent. Thompson...

LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr: Scalia's Absence May Not Affect Immigration Case

Laura D. Francis, Bloomberg BNA, Feb. 17, 2016 - "Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer in Ithaca, N.Y., said the case might have split 5-4 in favor of the states if Scalia remained on the court, which would result in a 4-4 tie without him. A tie vote means there is no Supreme Court precedent, and...

Trump, Clinton and Immigration - Marketplace

Nancy Marshall-Genzer, Sept. 1, 2016 - "Amid the whirlwind coverage of Donald Trump's trip to Mexico and his immigration speech, one thing may be lost: what Hillary Clinton would do. Here’s what Clinton says she would do. Introduce “comprehensive immigration reform” within...

Borders and Ballots: An Expert's View of the Election's Impact on Immigration

Cornell University, Oct. 7, 2016 - Professor Steve Yale-Loehr of the Cornell Law School analyzes the immigration policy positions of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. [60-minute video.] Professor Yale-Loehr is the co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure , the 21-Volume "Bible''...

LexisNexis Expert Author: Trump's Immigration Changes May Take Time - Cornell Law Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr

Miriam Valverde, Politifact, Nov. 9, 2016 - "Here’s a recap of Trump’s 10-point immigration plan : 1. Build an "impenetrable physical wall on the southern border" that he says Mexico will pay for. 2. End " catch-and-release ." If anyone is caught illegally crossing...

Q & A: What Can President Trump Really Do About Immigration? (LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen Yale-Loehr)

Dianne Solís, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 10, 2016 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr is an authority on U.S. immigration and asylum law and an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School. He was a collaborator on the award-winning book Green Card Stories. Yale-Loehr answered our questions about...

President Trump Will Have 'Wide Discretion' on Immigration - LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr

Alan Gomez, USA Today, Nov. 14, 2016 - "Generally speaking, any president has wide discretion when it comes to enforcing our immigration laws because immigration touches on national sovereignty," said Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor at Cornell Law School and author of a 21-volume treatise,...

An Immigration Giant Passes: Stanley Mailman (1930-2016)

With heavy hearts, the authors, staff and Editorial Boards of all Matthew Bender / LexisNexis immigration publications share this news: Stephen W. Yale-Loehr writes: "Stanley Mailman, a prominent immigration lawyer and former partner at Satterlee, Stephens, Burke & Burke, passed away in his...

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on Trump, DACA, Immigration Policy

"On immigration, Trump may not get Congress to fund an expensive and extensive wall, but he could do a lot on his own to control who comes into the country, says Stephen Yale-Loehr, a law professor at Cornell and an expert on immigration law . With the authority granted to the president on national...

Expert: Immigration 'Battleship of Bureaucracy' May Stymie Trump

Scott Glover, CNN, Jan. 4, 2017 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr , who teaches immigration law at Cornell Law School, agreed that Trump would be able to have meaningful impact during the first year of his presidency, but not to the extent suggested during the campaign. "On the campaign trail things are...

Expert: Big Immigration Changes Require Lengthy Rulemaking Processes, Could Trigger Litigation

Reuters, Jan. 12, 2017 - "While Trump could initiate some changes to the visa program with executive action, significant shifts would likely need to go through a lengthy formal rulemaking process, said Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration expert at Cornell Law School. Major changes would likely be...

Expert: Trump Faces Legislative Tests on Immigration

Laura D. Francis, BNA Daily Labor Report, Jan. 30, 2017 - "It’s been virtually impossible to move immigration legislation through Congress in recent years. But some prominent lawmakers are already introducing immigration bills taking aim at two areas of interest to President Donald Trump:...

Expert: Immigration Fight Could Spark New Civil Rights Era

Natalie Bruzda, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Feb. 6, 2017 - "Future decisions by the Trump administration on immigration enforcement could signal the next civil rights movement, a Cornell Law School professor told journalists Friday at an Education Writers Association seminar. “I think that...

How Would 'Merit-Based' Systems Change US Immigration?

David Iaconangelo, CSM, Mar. 2, 2017 - "Points-based systems, as the models are generally known, seek to determine how useful a prospective immigrant is for the national economy, with points assigned to factors like education, profession, and linguistic proficiency. Family connections often help...

Expert: Will Congress Give USCIS Enough Authority to Run a 'Points' System?

Trump's push for 'merit-based' immigration may not deliver the benefits he expects - Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, Mar. 13, 2017 - "President Trump wants to reform the immigration system to favor foreigners who have special skills that would contribute to the U.S. economy, breaking from...

Now More Than Ever, You Need Deep Knowledge...You Need The Treatise!

Deep Knowledge - The Treatise Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Authors Stephen...

Expert: Courts Will Be Very Busy With Immigration Cases

Ben Remaly, NBC News, May 30, 2017 - "The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is criticizing the appointment of a Citizenship and Immigration Services ombudsman who previously worked for a group that supports immigration restrictions as "offensive, insensitive and malicious". The caucus has...

Expert: Immigration Enforcement Targets 'Low-Hanging Fruit' Under Trump

John Bacon, USA Today, Aug. 1, 2017 - "An Ohio mother of four who has lived in the U.S. for 17 years faced deportation Tuesday, nine days after a routine traffic stop that led authorities to discover her undocumented status. Beatriz Morelos Casillas, 37, her husband and their children live in Painesville...

Expert: GOP Immigration Bill Will 'Be Very Hard to Get Through Congress'

David J. Lynch, Financial Times, Aug. 2, 2017 - "Donald Trump on Wednesday endorsed legislation that would dramatically reshape legal immigration to the US, slashing annual admissions in half and prioritising education and skills rather than family ties in deciding who can enter the country. ...

Video: Immigration and Executive Power (Cornell Law School Panel, Sept. 8, 2017)

Link to video - Cornell Law School, Sept. 8, 2017. Moderated by Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr . "The panelists were three eminent constitutional scholars: Michael Dorf from Cornell, Ilya Somin from George Mason, and Eric Posner from the University of Chicago. The panel discussed both the travel ban...

Expert: GOP 'Solutions' Will Make Our Immigration Problems Worse

Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr and Aaron El Sabrout, USA Today, Sept. 14, 2014 - "The U.S. immigration system is at an important crossroads. The Trump administration recently announced that in sixDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which temporarily protects some 800,000 undocumented...

Experts: Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch Could Be Key Vote on Immigration Cases

UC Davis School of Law Dean Kevin R. Johnson and Cornell Law School Professor of Immigration Law Practice Stephen W. Yale-Loehr share their thoughts on how Justice Neil Gorsuch's views could affect two big immigration cases now pending at the Supreme Court, Sessions v. Dimaya (to be argued Monday...

Expert: Texas Abortion Case Raised Constitutional 'Gray Area' in Immigration Law

Politico, Oct. 24, 2017 - "A federal appeals court has ruled that an undocumented pregnant minor being held in a federally-funded shelter in Texas can receive an abortion. ... If the teen had been in the United States for a long time or had come in legally, her right to an abortion would be harder...

Expert: Diversity Visa Controversy Calls into Question All Immigration Quotas

Sintia Radu, U.S. News, Nov. 10, 2017 - ""What is the right amount and the right type of immigration for the Unites States?" asks Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law professor at Cornell University . ... [I]t is difficult to assess the impact of the visa lottery on low-skill immigration...