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TUESDAY: Immigration Law Experts to Discuss Options for Administrative Relief and Executive Action
(Washington, DC) – Experts on immigration law will discuss the legality of potential administrative relief and executive action for American families and businesses on a reporter conference call on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 12:00 PM ET. Law professors and authorities…
Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued its decision in Kutty v. DOL, No. 11–6120 (6th Cir. 08/20/2014) and affirmed the lower court’s ruling, which held the employer liable for the costs of obtaining H-1B visas an J-1 waivers (under the Conrad 30 program).
The Sixth Circuit found that the Administrative Review Board’s (“ARB”) determination…
Now that the House has folded up its circus tent and gone home for summer, it’s clear that if President Obama wants immigration changes, he’ll have to make them on his own. Fortunately, the President has wide authority to do so. Here are five things the President can do today, without Congress, to protect families, promote growth, and rewrite his legacy.
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Two Key Points Regarding Immigration Executive Action
Opposing Legislative Reform and Executive Action Perpetuates Immigration Status Quo;
Former AILA President David Leopold Explains Why Executive…
Originally posted on The Hill Congress Blog
With the House GOP’s refusal to take up immigration reform legislation, the debate has shifted to the extent to which President Obama can act on his own to make the immigration law work better until Congress provides a permanent solution.
Among the administrative actions rumored to be under consideration is the expansion of DACA—the deportation deferral…
NYT’s Ross Douthat fears an imminent Obama power grab on immigration. In response, Greg Sargent talks to experts about the limits of executive power.
Originally posted on The Dish:
From America’s Voice
The Same Game Plan Used by the Republicans on Every Immigration Debate
Washington, DC – When it comes to addressing the ongoing child refugee crisis at the border, Republicans and their allies have solidified a strategy of trying to score political points, driving memes that are fact-free, and then ending with a flourish of inaction. See below for recent evidence of the…
Hate groups are exploiting the suffering of Central American Children to spread their ugly message. Are we going to remain silent?
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) injected his own brand of nastiness into the debate over the plight of the Central American refugees fleeing Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador for other countries in the region, including the U.S.
Not surprisingly, Sessions fails to offer a single constructive policy solution; just more partisan rancor, including the absurd claim that the crisis is the result of the…