Donald Trump sees himself as a martyr to the truth. All he did was point out that among the foreigners who have come to this country are some who do not scrupulously abide by all our criminal laws - only to be pilloried for his hone...
Tim Lee lists four pro-growth policy reforms that he thinks liberals and conservatives can agree on: Let developers in coastal cities build more Boost high-skilled immigration Reform copyright and patent laws Liberalize occupational licensing rules In theory, I suppose these could be areas of bipartisan agreement. Show More Summary
“From undocumented to entrepreneurs” is how Univision morning host Satcha Pretto celebrated the implementation of a new California law that allows unauthorized immigrants to receive work permits from the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs.
[youtube:UtHGkKFrC18] Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Tuesday that the Australian Government will introduce legislation giving the immigration minister the authority to strip Australians of their citizenship if secret evidence...Show More Summary
An undocumented immigrant who was cleared to practice law in New York now faces a new hurdle. Cesar Vargas, featured in our last news post, has been in legal jeopardy since recently taking part in an immigration protest at a campaign rally for possible Republican presidential candidates in Des Moines, Iowa. Vargas interrupted New Jersey […]
America is suffering from a paucity of leadership. Our politicians won't adequately address out-of-control entitlements, crumbling infrastructure, broken immigration laws and the world's highest incarceration rate. And the 2016 presidential campaign offers scant discussions of these fixable problems. Show More Summary
It’s interesting how the United States is supposed to welcome Mexican immigrants with open arms and no conditions, considering that a nation without borders or laws isn’t really a nation
Cesar Vargas is set to make history as the first undocumented immigrant to become licensed to practice law in New York State. Vargas just found out the good news that NY Supreme Court’s Appellate Division in Brooklyn has approved his application to the New York bar. Vargas entered the U.S. illegally as 5 year old […]
Arizona’s absurd “reverse” abortion law has been put on hold while the courts hearing a lawsuit against it. The gender politics of Jurassic World fall short of the original. As the country starts deporting immigrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent, remember that “the enforcement model the Dominican Republican uses to police its boundary with Haiti is an import from […]
Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as a deadline for enforcement of a new immigration law approached. Dominican officials...Show More Summary
SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Haitian migrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent faced the risk of deportation from the Dominican Republic on Wednesday as a deadline for enforcement of a new immigration law approached.
Cesar Vargas came to the U.S. illegally at the age of five. His status as an undocumented immigration didn't stop him from pursuing a career in the law. Undocumented aliens generally aren't able to obtain professional licenses in the U.S. The Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department reviewed Varaga's case.......
(John Hinderaker) One of the most horrifying crimes within memory occurred in Washington, D.C. on May 13 and 14. A man named Darron Wint broke into a home, commonly described as a mansion, owned by a wealthy businessman named Savvas Savopoulos. Show More Summary
Rep. Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) is seeking to prevent President Barack Obama from using trade agreements to make changes to U.S. laws on immigration and climate change, a move aimed at reassuring conservatives wary of voting to give Mr. Obama special trade authority.
At least in New York and California, if not every state. [John Steele, Legal Ethics Forum] Curiously uncontroversial, no? In 2012 we noted: “Among the trip-ups are that lawyers are sworn by oath to uphold the laws of the land; that federal...Show More Summary
"We are seeing an unrelenting pace in the deportation process for these kids," John Keller, the executive director at the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota said. The post Why It’s So Hard To Get Migrant Kids In Rural Minnesota Through Immigration Court appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Coalition stands firm on changes to citizenship law despite criticism from former immigration minister Amanda Vanstone.
Immigration Minister Peter Dutton’s proposed ‘power to banish’ laws were even too extreme for the Liberal Party. Mathew Kenneally weighs in.
By Daina Beth Solomon LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A lawyer who became the first undocumented immigrant in California to earn a law license received a green card on Thursday after more than a 20-year wait, exempting him from deportation and allowing him to expand his career. Show More Summary
A New York appeals court on Thursday ruled that a Mexican-born undocumented immigrant who came to the United States as a child is eligible to practice law in the state.