Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

"This practice advisory covers: (1) the holding in Descamps; (2) why this criminal case is equally applicable to the categorical approach used in immigration proceedings; and (3) the decision’s potential implications for specific removal gro…

"Prospects for congressional passage of a U.S. immigration overhaul looked bleak on Friday, but some House Republicans signaled they would offer a way for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country to get legal status that could be p…

"Though noncitizens can be, and frequently are, judged by juries, they are categorically excluded from serving on them.  In this Note, I explore the implications of this exclusion from demographic, functional, and doctrinal perspectives. &nbs…

Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia writes: "As an outcome of research for a future report by Penn State Dickinson School of Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights and the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration on the r…

"U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to take part in a stakeholder teleconference onMonday, July 1, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EDT to discuss E-Verify’s newest customer service enhancement. This enhancement af…

On September 22, 2011, an Immigration Judge ordered the respondent removed from the United States to Mexico. The Immigration Judge purported to order the respondent removed "in absentia".  The respondent has appealed the Immigration Judg…

"The Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday to strike down the federal law against same-sex marriage brought a stunning improvement in the lives of Steven Infante, an immigrant from Colombia, and his American husband — less than an hour…

"Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., says he opposes an immigration bill working its way through the Senate because it offers "a mere promise of enforcement in the future."  For example, the bill’s promised 700 miles of border fencing…

"Senators approved sweeping legislation Thursday to remake the nation’s immigration system for the first time in a generation by spending tens of billions of dollars to bolster security along the U.S. southern border and offering a path to c…

"Jose Hernandez-Mandujano (“Hernandez”) was indicted for and pled guilty to unlawful re-entry after two U.S. Border Patrol Agents stopped him as he was driving eastbound at Mile Marker 15 on Interstate 10 near Lake Charles, Louisiana. …