LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom
Daniel M. Kowalski
ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer (TRAC)

TRAC, Feb. 14, 2017 - There are widespread reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) fugitive operations teams conducted immigration roundups in a number of communities across the country last week. This report breaks...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Legomsky and Yale-Loehr File Amicus Brief in Jennings v. Rodriguez

Cornell law Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr writes: "Steve Legomsky and I signed the attached amicus brief in Jennings v. Rodriguez , the immigration detention bond case now pending before the Supreme Court. An excellent team at Ropes & Gray did...

LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom Staff
FIDO and FAMILY LAW

Alaska is the first state in the country to require courts to take into consideration the well-being of animals in divorce cases and to grant joint custody of pets. House Bill 147, which took effect on January 17, 2017, recognizes that animals are more...

LexisNexis® Legal Newsroom Staff
Executive Order Challenge

On February 9, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the United States Government’s emergency motion for a stay pending appeal of a federal district court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) enjoining enforcement...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Motor-Voter Deportation: Fitzpatrick v. Sessions (CA7 Affirms BIA, Matter of Fitzpatrick)

Fitzpatrick v. Sessions, Feb. 13, 2017 - "After discovering that Fitzpatrick had voted in a federal election, the Department of Homeland Security initiated removal proceedings. An Immigration Judge and then the Board of Immigration Appeals (initially...

Daniel M. Kowalski
Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic Releases Report on Trump Executive Orders

HIRC, Feb. 8, 2017 - "The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic released a report today on the effects of President Trump’s Executive Orders on people seeking asylum protection in the United States under long-standing provisions of U.S. and...