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This blog is by the elected leadership of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), to help focus the national debate on the real facts about immigration and the means to achieve a just and rational system.

Dream On by Katie Sarreshteh
Posted on 15 Aug 2017 at 7:45am Today marks the five year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that has provided vital relief to hundreds of thousands of young immigrants who came to the United...

H-1B Visa Trends: Is This the New Normal? by Sandra Feist
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 at 12:38pm As a U.S. immigration lawyer, I find that I need to give myself a pep talk on a regular basis these days. My pep talk tends to go like this: “Responding to complicated Requests for Evidence (RFEs) ...

Time to Reboot the DHS SAVE System by Betsy Lawrence
Posted on 10 Aug 2017 at 11:35am The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a vitally important system called “Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements” (SAVE). But often it is not used properly and many suffer the conseq...

The American Economy Needs Changes to the H-2B Temporary Worker Program by Loan Huynh
Posted on 8 Aug 2017 at 11:59am You may have seen a few articles recently about the shortage of temporary seasonal workers. Some articles were about shrimp boats in the South docked because of a lack of workers, or the Alaskan sa...

Immigration Lawyers Save Lives by Tala Hartsough
Posted on 4 Aug 2017 at 8:35am I took part in the AILA Annual Conference training for new chapter chairs, and as an ‘icebreaker,’ was asked to complete phrases handed out on little slips of paper. Mine read, “The best way to sav...

Congressional Recess is No Time to Rest by John L. Pinnix
Posted on 1 Aug 2017 at 10:36am Congress is now in recess, which means that most members of Congress are returning to their districts to reconnect with their constituents. It also means there couldn’t be a better time to let our ...

U.S. Immigration Law is Simultaneously Inscrutable, Strict, and Arbitrary by Anastasia Tonello
Posted on 31 Jul 2017 at 12:06pm Welcome to a complex world. A world in which the President of the United States has to intervene to allow in a group of girls from Afghanistan seeking to participate in an international robotics co...

Let’s Make America Great Again For International Students by Susan Bond
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 2:11pm We’ve received what seems to be a daily dose of misery in the form of misinformation about immigrants and immigration for well over a year now. As intended, those messages appear to have left their...

Divergent Approaches: Immigration Law and Policy in the United States and Canada by Heather Segal
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 10:02am As an immigration attorney living and working in Canada, helping those seeking to visit or immigrate to the United States, I have the opportunity to see some significant differences between the two...

A Righteous Act by Mo Goldman
Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 9:39am Lately, I have been thinking about the word “righteous” and its application to our immigration laws. Is it righteous to deport hardworking parents, separate families and engage in mass deportation?...


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Immigration Article of the Day: Extraterritorial Punishment by Emma Kauffman by Immigration Prof
Posted on 18 Aug 2017 at 1:27am "Extraterritorial Punishment" by Emma Kaufman, 20 New Criminal Law Review 66 (2017) ABSTRACT Repatriation treaties permit non-citizens convicted of crimes in the United States to serve their senten...

3800 Unauthorized Migrants Enter Quebec from US in First Two Weeks of August by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 8:13pm Photo by Artur Staszewski As the BBC reports, some 3800 unauthorized migrants entered Quebec from the United States in the first two weeks of August. That's a fourfold increase over June numbers. T...

Trump's Asian, Latino, and African Exclusion Act of 2017 by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 5:00pm From the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal: President Trump’s recent call for overhauling the legal immigration system suffers from serious racial implications and violations of basic fam...

Immigration Article of the Day: Essay: Federalism and the State Police Power... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 10:27am Essay: Federalism and the State Police Power – Why Immigration and Customs Enforcement Must Stay Away from State Courthouses by George Bach, Willamette Law Review, Spring 2018, Forthcoming Abstract...

Trump to Speak in Arizona by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 5:20am Next week, President Trump will leave the swamp and play to the base in Phoenix, Arizona. Expect him to express support for Trump loyalist Sheriff Joe Arpaio, now a convicted criminal, (2) attack A...

Detroit’s revival supported by immigrant entrepreneurs by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 4:51am The Detroit News reports on a growing number of immigrant entrepreneurs who have chosen Detroit to launch their clothing, food or technology businesses. Many are drawn to the Motor City because of ...

Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on Sanctuary Policies by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 4:03am With the Trump administration in serious disarray, Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday made a speech in Miami deriding "sanctuary policies" seeking to redirect the nation's attention from Pres...

From the Bookshelves: China’s Great Migration How the Poor Built a Prosperou... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 3:29am China’s Great Migration How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation by Bradley M. Gardner China’s rise over the past several decades has lifted more than half of its population out of poverty and reshap...

The Complete List of U.S. Visas by Profession and Purpose of Travel by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 3:25am Here is a nice quick and easy description of the various visas under U.S. immigration law: “The Complete List of U.S. Visas by Profession and Purpose of Travel.” For related links, see Opporty Visa...

Learning About MS-13: Connecting Two Political Issues -- Law and Order and I... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 3:20am President Trump has been talking a lot lately about MS-13, a street gang that started in California and spread to Central America. But what is the real story behind the gang? Latino USA takes a dee...


Blog – America's Voice
Immigration Reform

Brooklyn Father Who Helped Police Is Released from Detention, Says He’d “Test... by Van Le
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 3:03pm

In New York, an undocumented father of two who bravely testified in two Brooklyn homicide cases has been released from detention after being arrested by ICE in July. William Siguencia Hurtado has l...


Immigration Reform News August 17, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 17 Aug 2017 at 7:34am

America’s Voice Trump and Sessions Undermine Public Safety to Advance Anti-Immigrant Agenda Brooklyn Father Who Helped Police Is Released from Detention, Says He’d “Testify Again” Top News ABC 30 D...


Court Rules Texas Gerrymandering Discriminatory (Again) by Matt Hildreth
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 at 5:40pm

Yesterday, in a panel of federal judges ruled that two Texas congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn. This could result in redrawn congressional districts for the 2018 election cycle ...


Elected Officials in California and Texas Join The Dreamer Dinners Campaign t... by Juan Escalante
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 at 10:41am

Dreamer Dinners have arrived in Texas and California, with Congressman Joaquin Castro, Congressman Jimmy Gomez, Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett all br...


Immigration Reform News August 16, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by America’s Voice Online
Posted on 16 Aug 2017 at 7:54am

English Tampa Bay Times ‘Dreamers’ worry about future on 5th anniversary of DACA By Alex Leary August 15, 2017 ThinkProgress Undocumented DREAMers mark 5th anniversary of DACA with fear and hope By...


Immigration 101: What Are Donald Trump’s Plans for DACA and Dreamers? by Matt Hildreth
Posted on 15 Aug 2017 at 1:50pm

800,000 young people may have work permits and protection from deportation stripped away by Donald Trump Today marks the fifth anniversary of the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action...


FL State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez Reaffirms Support for DACA and Dreamers by Juan Escalante
Posted on 15 Aug 2017 at 9:48am

America’s Voice Dreamer Dinners campaign continues to highlight the broad support that exists for keeping Dreamers shielded from Donald Trump’s Deportation Force. The first Dreamer Dinner took plac...


Immigration Reform News August 15, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by America’s Voice Online
Posted on 15 Aug 2017 at 8:45am

English Daily Kos ‘We are here to stay’: Immigrant youth and allies to rally in national day of action By Gabe Ortiz August 14, 2017 Public News Service On DACA’s 5th Anniversary, Many Nevadans Fig...


Immigration Reform News August 14, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by America’s Voice Online
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 at 7:28am

English Washington Post Immigration arrests climb under Trump, but deportations are lagging By Maria Sacchetti August 12, 2017 Daily Kos Plainclothes ICE agent threatens to shoot motorist in road r...


Immigration Reform News August 11, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 11 Aug 2017 at 7:32am

America’s Voice The Trump Deportation Numbers Obscure a Deportation Strategy that is “Cruel and Arbitrary” Top News Vox Fewer immigrants are being deported under Trump than under Obama By Dara Lind...




 

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