Tag Archives: Immigrants

Argument analysis: Are there limits to the government’s power to detain immigrants without a hearing?

Jennifer Chacon on SCOTUSBlog recaps the arguments in the Supreme Court in Nielsen v. Preap, an immigrant detention case. Among other things. Professor Chacon sees Chief Justice Roberts as possibly looking for a middle ground that limits the U.S. government's… … Continue reading

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Immigration Article of the Day: The Dreamer Divide: Aspiring for a More Inclusive Immigrants’ Rights Movement by Adrienne Pon

The Dreamer Divide: Aspiring for a More Inclusive Immigrants’ Rights Movement by Adrienne Pon, Stanford Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, 2018 12 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Abstract President Trump reignited the potential for immigration reform legislation when… … Continue reading

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Studies Find Immigrants Do Not Commit More Crimes

Unlawful immigrants have been blamed for a spike in crime at the highest level. However, claims linking unlawful immigration to an upsurge in crimes are disputed by recent studies that fail to find a link. Recently, four academic studies found … Continue reading

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U.S. Citizenship and Green Cards Denied to Legal Immigrants who Legally Received Government Benefits?

I was quoted in this news article this week, about a story concerning the administration’s new way of looking at the immigration law’s public charge language. Generally, no person may immigrate (other than perhaps, refugees) to the United States unless … Continue reading

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Justice Denied: President Trump’s Immigration Policies Effectively Close the Courthouse Doors to Immigrants

Whatever you think about President Trump, it is undeniable that he has kept his campaign promise to stringently – and, in many cases, cruelly – enforce the immigration laws of the United States of America.  Though he has not successfully … Continue reading

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