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Blog: Think Immigration
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.

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?...

There’s Always More to Learn by Jennifer Minear
Posted on 19 Jul 2017 at 9:13am When I first began practicing law, I thought I knew everything I could ever need to know about immigration.  I’d been a business immigration paralegal for several years before law school and had le...

An Obscure Trump Administration Policy that Needlessly Harms Americans by Patrick Taurel
Posted on 18 Jul 2017 at 8:05am Laws often have unintended consequences. Sometimes, good government officials adopt interpretations of the law designed to mitigate those unintended consequences. But sometimes, the most anti-immig...

One Road to Immigration Law by Jeremy McKinney
Posted on 14 Jul 2017 at 9:29am True confession: I did not take immigration law in law school and I took Latin as my foreign language class.  AILA members, reading that, I’m sure you just groaned. But the fact was, I did not beco...

Hypocrisy Unbridled: The Dismantling of the International Entrepreneur Rule by Betsy Lawrence
Posted on 12 Jul 2017 at 12:46pm This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to delay and likely eliminate a new immigration rule that if implemented would, to borrow a phrase, make America great. The...

Finding Equilibrium in an Unsteady World by Sandra Feist
Posted on 11 Jul 2017 at 8:15am “You are educated. Your certification is in your degree. You may think of it as the ticket to the good life. Let me ask you to think of an alternative. Think of it as your ticket to change the worl...

“Wait Your Turn and Come Lawfully” (in 30 Years) by Alma Rosa Nieto
Posted on 7 Jul 2017 at 11:18am During a speech in Texas, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that intending immigrants should simply “wait your turn” to enter the United States legally. The insensitivity of this statement clearl...

The Top Eleven Terrible Things in President Trump’s Budget by Greg Chen
Posted on 6 Jul 2017 at 10:08am There are a lot of things wrong with the President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget request. Some of the immigration-related provisions have been mentioned in the press or by advocates, while others...


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Immigration Organizer Abril Gallardo Talks Growing Up Undocumented, Racist Po... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 8:55am In a segment of a Colorlines five-part video series featuring Maricopa County, Arizona, immigration activists, Abril Gallardo of Living United for Change Arizona reflects on coming to the United St...

New study: Spikes in violence are major driver of child immigration from Cent... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 8:50am While the dominant rhetoric around migration has focused on economic drivers, a new study today from Michael Clemens, senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, quantifies for the first ti...

Texas police arrest DACA recipients in Austin protest by Immigration Prof
Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 6:05am Courtesy of Cosecha It is summer and things are heating up. Here is some immigration news from Texas. At least 15 people, including four DACA recipients, have been arrested in Texas during a protes...

Decline in Asian American Law School Enrollment by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 1:55pm From Huffington Post: People often think of Asian-Americans as doctors or lawyers, but the group hasn’t been flocking to law school in recent years, new research shows. The first comprehensive stud...

AALS Immigration Law Section Call for Works-in-Progress by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 12:38pm The Immigration Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools issues this Call for Papers for a Works-in-Progress (WIP) session at the AALS annual meeting (San Diego) in January 2018. The ...

Reminder - Call for Papers for AALS Conference, Immigration Adjudication in a... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 12:25pm Call for Papers for Presentation AALS Section on Immigration Law (2018): Immigration Adjudication in an Era of Mass Deportation January 6, Saturday, from 1:30 - 3:15 PM. The AALS Section on Immigra...

One Migrant Suffocated to Death in Texas Truck Was a DACA Recipient, Arrived ... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 12:21pm The Washington Post reports with several updates on the migrants deaths in a San Antonio truck, including the fact that one of the deceased individuals was a 19-year old named Frank Fuentes. Fuente...

Federal Judge Delays Removal of Iraqi Christians by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 2:53am Protest against deportation of Chaldean and Iraqi nationals outside federal court during hearing of the case, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in downtown Detroit. Junfu Han, Detroit Free Press On Monday, ...

AG Sessions Takes (Minor?) Steps to Defund "Sanctuary Cities" by Immigration Prof
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 5:22pm "Beleagured" Attorney General Jeff Sessions The latest from the U.S. Department of Justice: Attorney General Sessions Announces Immigration Compliance Requirements for Edward Byrne Memorial Justice...

Refugees Confront the Past Through Art by Immigration Prof
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 2:10pm The New York Times reported about the Temporary Museum, a pop-up exhibition inside the Bijlmerbajes in Amsterdam, a former prison that is now a center for asylum seekers, where those who fled are p...


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Immigration Reform News July 27, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 27 Jul 2017 at 7:34am

Top News Wisconsin Gazette House Republicans sneak $1.6 billion into defense package for border wall July 26, 2017 NBC Dreamers Block Traffic in Texas Protest Against Trump Deportations By Suzanne ...


Immigration Reform News July 26, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 26 Jul 2017 at 7:34am

America’s Voice “This is Not Normal”: Frank Sharry Reacts to President Trump’s Disturbing Speech in Youngstown, OH One Week After Jesus Lara Deportation, Trump Heads to Youngstown & Calls Immigrant...


Editorials Commend Sen. Graham for Action, Condemn Sec. Kelly for Inaction fo... by Van Le
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 4:31pm

Last week, Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the Dream Act 2017, legislation that is intended to be a roadmap to legal permanent status and citizenship fro Dreamer...


Immigration 101: Why Can’t Immigrants Just “Get Legal”, “Get in Line” and Get... by Van Le
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 8:42am

Here’s a basic question we often come across: why can’t undocumented immigrants just “get in line”, “get legal”, “get right with the law” — i.e. obtain the legalization and citizenship that would a...


Immigration Reform News July 25, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 25 Jul 2017 at 7:34am

America’s Voice ICE Director Homan and TX Lt. Gov. Patrick Shamelessly Exploit Deaths of Migrants AVEF Responds to Sneak Attempt to Enact $1.6 Billion Funding for Costly and Unnecessary Border Wall...


Massachusetts Supreme Court: “No Authority” For State officials to Honor ICE ... by Van Le
Posted on 24 Jul 2017 at 1:38pm

The Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that the police practice of keeping immigrants locked up for the sole purpose of complying with ICE detainers is in violation of state law. The decision is...


GOP Candidate Ed Gillespie Opposes In-State Tuition for DREAMers During Virgi... by Van Le
Posted on 24 Jul 2017 at 12:13pm

Virginia’s first gubernatorial debate this year happened over the weekend, and featured Democrat Ralph Northam against Republican Ed Gillespie. Among the variety of issues they discussed were in-st...


Supporters from All Over Country Reach Out to Lara Family: “Don’t Lose Hope” by Van Le
Posted on 24 Jul 2017 at 10:52am

Last week, an American family was separated when Jesus Lara, an Ohio father of four U.S. Citizen children, was deported and forced to leave his family. Jesus had no criminal record, had been checki...


Immigration Reform News July 24, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración by Van Le
Posted on 24 Jul 2017 at 7:34am

America’s Voice Veteran ICE Agent: “We Seem to be Targeting the Most Vulnerable People, Not the Worst.” State Leaders Join Congressional Democrats to Stand Up for Immigrants Rep. Gallego Joins Envi...


This Week in Texas: Laredo Joins SB 4 Lawsuit, While Teenagers Protest via Qu... by Van Le
Posted on 21 Jul 2017 at 2:59pm

Laredo City Council votes to join legal fight against SB 4 The Laredo City Council this week voted unanimously to join the lawsuit against SB 4, Texas’ new anti-immigrant law, following a public di...




 

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