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Expert: U.S. Laws Not Drawing Kids to America

"Some experts say that the influx of kids has nothing to do with U.S. laws and everything to do with instability in Central America. “I think the administration has been doing as much as they can,” says Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law expert and adjunct professor at Cornell University’s...

Strategic Use of Expedited Removal Authority - 2011 ICE Memo

Thanks to a FOIA request filed for LexisNexis by Steve Yale-Loehr , this April 5, 2011 ICE memo has been uncovered. ICE Policy # 11009.1 April 5, 2011

Expert: Immigration Reform May Be Victor in Midterm Elections

Stephen Yale-Loehr , Cornell law professor and co-author of a 21-volume immigration law treatise , assesses how the election results will affect immigration reform. With Republicans now controlling both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, is comprehensive immigration reform dead for the...

Obama on Sound Legal Ground for Executive Action on Immigration: LexisNexis Expert

" [LexisNexis expert author] Stephen Yale-Loehr , who teaches immigration law at Cornell University, said the U.S. Supreme Court agreed two years ago the president does have broad discretion, adding, "On a legal basis, he's on sound ground." " - Houston Chronicle, Nov. 19, 2014...

LexisNexis Expert: Congress Should Revisit EB-5 Requirements

"In the United States, the investor-visa program called EB-5 has been so popular that it has hit its cap of 10,000 visas this year, for the first time since 1990. The program awards visas to foreigners willing to invest at least $500,000 in approved projects. An investor who can show that a project...

LexisNexis Expert Stephen Yale-Loehr on Federal Court Immigration Battles

"The Obama administration promised Tuesday to fight against opposition from both the courts and Congress to keep in place its expansive new programs to shield millions of immigrants from deportation, a key piece of the president's effort to shape his legacy in his final years in office. A federal...

Q&A With LexisNexis Expert Stephen Yale-Loehr

" Professor Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is one of the nation's pre-eminent authorities on U.S. immigration and asylum law. A prolific scholar, he has written many law review articles and is the author or co-author of four standard reference works. He was editor-in-chief of The Cornell International...

June 2015 Pub. Update for the 'Bible' of Immigration Law - ILP

Immigration Law & Procedure is the 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. - Here's what's new in the June 2015...

LexisNexis Expert: States' Refugee Refusal is Unconstitutional - Stephen W. Yale-Loehr

Quoted in the Wall Street Journal , Cornell law professor and LexisNexis expert author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr said, "States cannot decide to accept refugees from country X but not from country Y,” and noted that such refusal would be unconstitutional, no doubt referring to the Supreme Court...

Steve Yale-Loehr on Trump, EB-5

LexisNexis immigration law expert author and Cornell law professor Steve Yale-Loehr is in the news regarding Donald Trump's Muslim ban proposal ( here and here ) and the EB-5 investor visa program ( here .)

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...

LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr on Trump, Cruz Deportation Plans - The O'Reilly Factor

The O'Reilly Factor, Feb. 24, 2016 - "Are Donald Trump and Ted Cruz's strategies constitutional? 'The O'Reilly Factor' investigates. Stephen Yale-Loehr , John Yoo." [Cornell Law Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr is the co-author of LexisNexis' Immigration Law and Procedure...

Pub. Update - Immigration Law & Procedure (April 2016)

Here is a link to the Highlights from the April 2016 release of updates to ILP. 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...

LexisNexis Expert Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on 2016 Corporate Immigration Roundtable

Who's Who Legal, May 2016 - "Who’s Who Legal brings together three leading experts in the corporate immigration industry to discuss issues facing lawyers today." [ Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Professor of Immigration Law Practice at Cornell Law School , is co-author of Immigration Law...

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr: Congress Should 'Mend, Not End' EB-5 Investor Visa Program

Cornell Law professor Stephen W. Yale-Loehr , co-author of the 'bible' of immigration law, Immigration Law & Procedure , recently commented on challenges to the EB-5 investor visa program: "Yale-Loehr acknowledged that there are opportunities for abuse, but he said oversight has improved...

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr: Supreme Court Ruling Makes Deportation Defense More Difficult (Law360)

Allissa Wickham, Law360, May 19, 2016 - " In a 5-3 ruling that displayed some unusual alliances — with Justices Clarence Thomas and Stephen Breyer joining a dissent by Justice Sonia Sotomayor — the Supreme Court ruled against George Luna, a Dominican immigrant who has been a green card...

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr: Future for DACA Recipients 'Perilous'

Amy Frykholm, June 6, 2016 - "[T]he future of DACA is threatened. Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration studies at Cornell University, says that a court decision against the expansion of DACA (or one that reverts to the lower court’s decision on the question) is not good news for the...

LexisNexis Immigration Experts at AC16 in Las Vegas!

Meet expert LexisNexis immigration authors/editors Lindsay A. Curcio, Stephen Yale-Loehr, Dan Kowalski and Brian Schmitt at our exhibit hall booth in Las Vegas at the AILA 2016 Annual Conference! Four chances to win valuable prizes!

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on Supreme Court Immigration Order

"Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law expert who teaches at Cornell University, agrees the ruling “doesn’t change anything for original DACA beneficiaries.”" - US News, June 23, 2016 . "Cornell law professor and immigration expert Stephen Yale-Loehr said the case...

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr Addresses Flaws, Evolution of U.S. Immigration Policy

Cornell Daily Sun, Sept. 30, 2016 - "Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr ’77 JD ’81, immigration law, discussed the current state of immigration policy and how either a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency would change the issue’s evolution in Klarman Hall Tuesday. Yale-Loehr asserted...

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,...

Trump’s Immigration Order Expands the Definition of ‘Criminal’

Jennifer Medina, New York TImes, Jan. 26, 2017 - "After President Trump signed two sweeping executive orders on immigration on Wednesday, most of the attention was on his plans to build a wall along the border with Mexico and to hold back money from “sanctuary cities.” But the most immediate...

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...

Free LexisNexis Webinar: The Impact of President Trump's Immigration Executive Orders on Employers and Employees (Mar. 16, 2017)

Register HERE Start Date:3/16/2017 Start Time:2 – 3:35 P.M. ET Duration:95 minutes Earn:1.5 CLE Credits The vital, complex and controversial U.S. immigration system just became more controversial in the wake of President Trump’s three executive orders. Lawyers are scrambling, courts...

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...