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AILA Leadership Blog
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.

Block the Money, Block the Wall by Guest Blogger
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 11:36am The Trump Administration has developed an immigration-related agenda that rejects long held American values, our country’s commitment to due process, and what our economy needs to keep America work...

Staining America’s Image by Guest Blogger
Posted on 16 Mar 2017 at 2:53pm Tuesday night, I spoke at a “Know Your Rights” event in Tucson, Arizona, to a large group of concerned and fearful refugees from all over the world, including countries such as Iraq, Eritrea, Ethio...

Why You Need to be in D.C. Next Month by Guest Blogger
Posted on 15 Mar 2017 at 12:26pm The actions and rhetoric throughout the first weeks of the Trump Administration have placed immigration at the top of the national agenda. Beginning with the three Executive Orders the first week, ...

Reactions to the President’s Joint Address to Congress by Guest Blogger
Posted on 1 Mar 2017 at 1:06pm Several members of AILA’s Executive Committee share their reactions to President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress on February 28, 2017: “We agree that we have to restore integrity and the rule of ...

Is ICE Making Us Safer or Less Secure? by Guest Blogger
Posted on 16 Feb 2017 at 1:52pm What is the mission of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? Its website states: ICE’s mission is to protect America from the cross-border crime and illegal immigration that threaten national ...

Standing Firm Against Discrimination by Guest Blogger
Posted on 1 Feb 2017 at 8:38am The past 100+ hours have certainly been the most tumultuous we as immigration practitioners have seen in a long while. I could write another article or blog post about how many concerns we as lawye...

Running a Marathon Every Day by Guest Blogger
Posted on 19 Jan 2017 at 9:48am I journeyed to Dilley, Texas, in December to volunteer at the South Texas Family Residential Center, where up to 2,400 women and children seeking asylum in the United States are detained.   Each da...

Change in Policy for Cuban Immigrants by Guest Blogger
Posted on 18 Jan 2017 at 8:15am I started working in the nonprofit sector in 2008, where I witnessed and helped a slow trickle develop into a healthy stream of Cubans on the West Coast needing representation. They refer to me as ...

Why All the Worry Over Senator Sessions as Attorney General? by Guest Blogger
Posted on 13 Jan 2017 at 8:32am

We Cannot Turn Away from Mesa Verde by Guest Blogger
Posted on 21 Dec 2016 at 12:55pm Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policies force hundreds of asylum seekers into detention in the Central Valley, one of the most rural parts of California. In March 2015, ICE contracted wi...


ImmigrationProf Blog
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Trump's Climate of Fear Hits teh Latino Metropolis by Immigration Prof
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 at 8:00am The Los Angeles skyline serves as a backdrop for the Boyle Hotel and Mariciachi Plaza in Boyle Heights. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times) Ruben Vives for the Los Angeles Times offers a glimpse into ...

Immigration Article of the Day: The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigrat... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 at 2:51am The Nondiscrimination Obligation of Immigration and Nationality Act Section 202(A)(1)(A) by Alan Hyde, Rutgers University - School of Law, March 13, 2017 Abstract The nondiscrimination obligation o...

ICE Retaliating Against Activists and Sanctuary Policies by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Mar 2017 at 2:16pm From the District Sentinel: Recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement actions raise questions about the Trump Administration using deportation proceedings to punish political opponents -- both ins...

New Yorkers join to remember tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911 by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Mar 2017 at 8:10am The New York Daily News reports that New Yorkers gathered on Friday to remember Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire — a tragedy that killed 146 workers, many of them young women. The March 25, 1911 bl...

Cuts to legal services for rural, poor people would hurt those who helped ele... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Mar 2017 at 7:07am President Donald Trump’s proposed budget calls for the elimination of all funding for the Legal Services Corporation, the nation’s single largest funder of civil legal aid to low-income people. The...

SCOTUSBlog Preview of Lee v. United States: Ineffective Assistance of Counsel by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Mar 2017 at 4:01am Amy Howe on SCOTUSBlog previews Lee v. United States, an ineffective assistance of counsel case involving an immigrant that the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in on March 28. (We posted Man...

Immigration Article of the Day: Migrants and the Making of America: The Shor... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 26 Mar 2017 at 2:37am Nathan Nunn Migrants and the Making of America: The Short and Long Run Effects of Immigration During the Age of Mass Migration by Nathan Nunn (Harvard University - Department of Economics), Nancy Q...

Love Wins in Louisiana by Immigration Prof
Posted on 25 Mar 2017 at 9:08am Alvaro M. Huerta of the National Immigration Law Center spent Wednesday morning reminding a court that, despite how far we’ve come, our nation still needs to protect the freedom to marry. The clien...

Debating the big questions on immigration: What rights do immigrants have — a... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 25 Mar 2017 at 8:16am Anis Shivan on Salon has pulled together a panel of experts to discuss the constitutional rights of immigrants, immigrant rights, presidential powers and the dark lessons of history. The experts in...

University of California is moving forward with Mexican initiative, regardles... by Immigration Prof
Posted on 25 Mar 2017 at 7:38am Teresa Watanabe for the Los Angeles Times reports that University of California President Janet Napolitano is headed to Mexico next week to reassure leaders there that UC remains committed to acade...


Blog – America's Voice
Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, March 27, 2017 by Van Le
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 at 7:43am

English (noticias en español al final de la página): TRUMP’S DEPORTATION PLAN: DETAILS, REACTIONS, EFFECTS Associated Press ‘Dreamer’ immigrant in Oregon detained by US authorities March 27, 2017 A...


ICYMI: Building companies, California cities boycott Trump’s border monstrosity by AV Press Releases
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 2:42pm

In a new piece for Bloomberg, “Trump’s Wall is 30 Feet of Scary Politics for Builders,” Thomas Black highlights the resistance to bidding on Trump’s border wall by major building companies who “won...


SPLC: Center for Immigration Studies Is Definitely a Hate Group, Not Mainstream by Van Le
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 12:57pm

Every year, the Southern Poverty Law Center releases its annual “Year in Hate and Extremism” report, which this year found 917 hate groups operating in the United States. For the first time, includ...


From the Census to Border Patrol to International Scholars: More Consequences... by Van Le
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 12:47pm

Trump’s travel ban and immigration crackdown are having wide-ranging effects, from dampening travel into the US to causing labor shortages on US farms to damaging the relationship between local law...


Broad Range of 400+ Organizations Urge Congressional Leaders to Reject Fundin... by America’s Voice Online
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 12:00pm

In response to President Trump’s supplemental funding request for a down payment on his mass deportation plan and a border wall, a broad range of more than four hundred organizations have signed on...


Friday, March 24 Edition: Faces of Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda by AV Press Releases
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 11:06am

Across the nation, American families are being torn apart by Trump’s Deportation Force, carrying out an unrelenting mass deportation agenda.  Following are some recent storylines. More than 100 Sen...


Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, March 24, 2017 by Van Le
Posted on 24 Mar 2017 at 7:41am

English (noticias en español al final de la página): TRUMP’S DEPORTATION PLAN: DETAILS, REACTIONS, EFFECTS Associated Press Washington Justice to Feds: Keep Immigration Agents Away By Gene Johnson ...


Evidence of Trump’s Repeated Efforts to Prioritize White Nationalism by Van Le
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 at 9:23am

As we’ve written about before, Donald Trump and his administration are pursuing a blatantly white nationalist agenda, one that places great weight on white identity politics and is trying to thwart...


ICYMI: “I came here as a refugee. And then I rebuilt the Pentagon after 9/11.” by AV Press Releases
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 at 9:06am

In a powerful op-ed, Washington, DC-based architect Shalom Baranes recounts his family’s trek to the United States from Libya, and the life they’ve built here. After the September 11th attacks, Bar...


ICYMI: New York Times Editorial: “President Trump’s Reckless Shame Game” by AV Press Releases
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 at 9:05am

The New York Times writes a timely editorial blasting the Trump Administration and ICE for their “reckless shame game” — their ongoing attempts to publicly scapegoat immigrants and the communities ...




 

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