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"There are few sights more disconcerting during a Supreme Court argument than smart justices playing dumb."

Linda Greenhouse expresses dismay over the Justices' [feigned] difficulty over "lawfully present"/"legally present" distinction in immigration law.

Human Rights Watch: Bill Clinton's Immigration Laws Ripped Apart Families

Rights group says 1996 laws created a system of mass detention and abuse for refugees and migrants. Clinton-era immigration laws “have subjected hundreds of thousands of people to arbitrary detention, fast-track deportations and family separation,” Human Rights Watch says in a new report. Show More Summary

Terrorist Sent to Pakistan of ‘Highest Priority for Removal’

A 53-year-old man who laundered $2.2 million for al-Qaeda has been handed over to authorities in Pakistan, illustrating a top law enforcement priority in the United States, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) said in a press release.

The Supreme Court Must Uphold the President's Lawful Immigration Actions

All across this country undocumented immigrants are living in fear of seeing their families torn apart because of our broken immigration system. Many of those immigrants are children who were brought here at a young age through no fault of their own. Show More Summary

US Congress Must Repeal Decades-Old Harmful Immigration Laws

Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 (AEDPA) and Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA) should be repealed by the US Congress, according to Human Rights Watch.

Undocumented Iraq war veteran wins US citizenship after being deported: ‘Now the law is on my side’

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Daniel Torres was an undocumented immigrant when he used a false US birth certificate to join the marine corps. After serving in Iraq, he was found out and discharged. Eventually he returned to Tijuana, where he was born, though he said he was always homesick for the country he had fought for. But...

Illegal Immigration and the Law of Unintended Consequences

One thing I have learned as a science communicator over the last two decades, trying to digest many areas of science, is that stuff is complicated. It is a good rule of thumb that everything is more complicated than you might originally think. This complexity takes various forms. First, unless you are at the leading […]

LESSER BREEDS OUTSIDE THE LAW: Child brides sometimes tolerated in Nordic asylum centers despite ba…

LESSER BREEDS OUTSIDE THE LAW: Child brides sometimes tolerated in Nordic asylum centers despite bans. Hey, don’t look at me. I’m not the one treating Muslim immigrants like, well, lesser breeds outside the law.

Islamic State has erased the line between foreign and domestic policy

Across the West, domestic policy debates, from immigration to law enforcement to education, are now refracted through the lens of the new terrorism.

Indicted Texas attorney general knows 'lawlessness' when he sees it and Obama's crossed the line

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had a big day Monday, making sure the media was clear about President Obama's transgressions where immigration law is concerned. Paxton explained to the New York Times why his state was challenging Obama's...Show More Summary

Bill O'Reilly Smears Justice Sotomayor Over Possible Immigration Ruling

Bill O'Reilly had some strong words about President Obama's immigration reform and, in particular, focused on Justice Sonia Sotomayor. He explains that the Supreme Court cannot create laws, merely uphold or strike down existing laws. O'Reilly...Show More Summary

Congress Hears from Mother Whose Son Was Killed by Illegal Immigrant

A Texas mother of a son who was tortured and slain by an illegal immigrant appeared before a House panel on Tuesday to beg Congress to enforce immigration laws. Laura Wilkerson, whose 18-year-old son Josh Wilkerson was tortured and beaten … More » The post Congress Hears from Mother Whose Son Was Killed by Illegal Immigrant appeared first on EveryJoe.

The Troubling Case of a ‘Fortunate’ Immigrant Seeking Asylum

To her immigration attorney, Nicole Ramos, M’s case is troubling because like many of her clients, M did exactly what she was supposed to do in accordance with U.S. law. But still, her rights were trampled on. The post The Troubling Case of a ‘Fortunate’ Immigrant Seeking Asylum appeared first on Rewire.

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Today: It's Up to You, New York. An Honor After a Tragedy.

I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want you to miss today. TOP STORIES Immigration Law in the Balance It's been called the last great Supreme Court case of the Obama era. Can the president give a "temporary reprieve" from the threat of...

The Immigration Case in Front of the Supreme Court Will Affect Millions of People

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Yolanda Navas and her father Jhonattan left Venezuela in 2000. The family overstayed their tourist visas and lived undocumented until two new federal laws granted their lives more normalcy. But a Supreme Court decision could take all the security awa… Read The post The Immigration Case in Front of the Supreme Court Will Affect Millions of People appeared first on Towleroad.

Should a small Texas court set immigration law for the nation?

Throughout the United States, millions of undocumented immigrants with American children live in fear of being deported -- despite a federal program that could shield them.

The Edge: For Once, Merrick Garland Isn’t Obama’s Top Supreme Court Worry

Supporters of fair immigration reform gather in front of the Supreme Court in Washington on April 18. Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Today in One Paragraph The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v. Texas, a lawsuit challenging President Obama’s executive order on immigration. Show More Summary

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