March 14, 2015
by Brittany Felder
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday sought an immediate stay pending appeal of a Fifth Circuit preliminary injunction against the recent immigration initiative announced by US President Barack Obama that would halt the deportation of millions of undocumented immigrants. The injunction ...[read more]
January 23, 2015
by Valerie Howell
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona on Thursday made permanent an injunction that requires the state to issue driver's licenses to immigrants who were brought illegally to the US as children. The young people, known as Dreamers, were granted a deferral of deportation by ...[read more]
May 1, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wrote a letter to the state's public colleges and universities on Tuesday declaring that undocumented children who qualify under the US Department of Homeland Security's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be eligible for in-state ...[read more]
July 27, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Geoffrey Hoffman of the University of Houston Law Center says that the Supreme Court's holding in Arizona v. US serves as a strong reminder of the executive branch's power to create and enforce a coherent, and ideally compassionate, immigration policy...The Supreme Court's ...[read more]
July 17, 2012
by Elizabeth Hand
JURIST Guest Columnist Chris Schlag, University of Pittsburgh School of Law Class of 2014, is the president of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law's chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and vice president of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law's American Constitutional Society for ...[read more]

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