In a key test of President Barack Obama's efforts to overhaul immigration law without congressional action, administration lawyers will on Friday ask a federal appeals court to lift an injunction blocking his executive action meant to help undocumented immigrants. Show More Summary
Fox News anchor Sean Hannity grilled Univision's Jorge Ramos on Wednesday about the double standard applied to America when it comes to immigration, citing the tough laws of Mexico and other countries. Hannity lectured, "Let me throw...Show More Summary
A fine post by Malcolm Pollack. (HT: Bill Keezer) The anarcho-tyranny fork has two tines, Pollack tells us. One is "the total collapse of the rule of law as applied to illegal immigrants and the crimes, petty and otherwise, that...
Democratic policy involving immigration is the mirror image of Democratic attitudes toward slavery and segregation.
The Citizenship and Immigration Service operated beyond its powers when it adopted regulations requiring that immigrants seeking a "special immigrant religious worker" visa to have done prerequisite work in the U.S. under lawful immigration status, the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday. Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, non-citizens may obtain......
Mike Krieger is one of the cofounders of Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app that Facebook bought for $1 billion in 2012. But because of a flaw in US immigration law, Krieger might have left Instagram before it even developed its first product in 2010. Show More Summary
After 9/11 hijackers were able to use fraudulent identification to board the planes that they would turn into deadly weapons, Congress chose to pass a law requiring that identification cards
NOT EVERYONE IS AS HAPPY TO BE LIED TO AS THE WASHINGTON PRESS CORPS: Federal judge slams Obama lawyers in immigration case. “A federal judge has issued a scathing rebuke to lawyers for the Obama administration in a case involving the president’s unilateral immigration action. In an order issued Tuesday night, U.S. District Judge Andrew […]
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
Sympathy for people who are looking to America for a better life aside, breaking the law is breaking the law. Period. End of sentence. So you’ll have forgive me if
Bush faces conservative skepticism for his support of an immigration policy that would allow people in the country illegally to seek permanent lawful status and of Common Core education standards.
Scary news from Andy Greenberg at Wired for all of us who treasure the idea that on the Internet know one knows whether you are a drug dealer or a dog. Seems the Department of Homeland Security's Immigration and Customs enforcement wants Reddit to tell them personal data about five users of a Reddit r/darkmarkets forum. Show More Summary
As if Obama’s crusade to prioritize illegals over Americans hasn’t tanked his approval ratings enough, Emperor Obama has tinkered with America’s immigration laws yet again, according to a report from
House Judiciary Committee uses gif-filled listicle to argue against immigration reform. (via judiciary.house.gov, sadly) Are you confused about the enforcement of immigration laws? Would you like the issue mansplained to you using aShow More Summary
Obama is at it again and this time hardly anyone has noticed. He just issued yet another unconstitutional executive order to change our immigration laws by fiat. The indispensable Byron
Every once in a while, a controversial state bill gets a boost in attention and becomes the focus of a national debate. It happened with California’s Prop. 187 in the 1990s, and with Arizona’s SB 1070 in 2010 (both were about immigration). It may be about to happen again with a law in Indiana that […]
Wow, Ted. Why so quiet? You normally have so much to say, yet when confronted by some young immigrants, you turn tail and run. Aren't you proud of your positions? Cruz has opposed laws offering in-state college tuition to the children...Show More Summary
BYRON YORK: Did you know Obama just took new executive action on immigration? “This week President Obama took unilateral executive action — again — to change the nation’s immigration laws. Almost no one noticed. Obama intends to make it easier to bring more foreign guest workers to the United States — likely at significant cost […]
All by way of the higher goal of nailing more employers [Sean Higgins, Washington Examiner; more on the National Labor Relations Board] Tags: immigration law, National Labor Relations Board NLRB to help illegal workers secure visas is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system
There’s a growing number of people in Texas who are standing up for immigration enforcement and the rule of law: Hispanic Americans. While this...