March 30, 2014
by Bradley McAllister
The Giza Misdemeanour Court on Sunday sentenced Mohammed Morsi's former manpower minister Khaled al-Azhari to two years in prison for hiding a wanted Muslim Brotherhood official. Al-Azhari served as deputy chairman of the parliamentary Manpower Committee in 2012, and he was named Minister of ...[read more]
January 17, 2014
by Endia Vereen
JURIST Guest Columnist Noeli Serna, Chicago-Kent College of Law Class of 2016, discusses the city of Chicago's new driver's license policy and the extent to which states can implement their own immigration laws in accordance with federal immigration laws...The influence and power of local and ...[read more]
August 25, 2013
by Blake Lynch
The Obama administration on Friday released a policy directive known as the "Family Interest Directive" emphasizing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents should apply "prosecutorial discretion" towards undocumented immigrant parents of minors to limit detaining parents and to ...[read more]
July 21, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On April 25, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Arizona v. United States. On June 25, 2012, the Court decided the legal fate of Arizona's highly controversial immigration laws, more commonly referred to as SB 1070. The Court ruled that three sections of the law intruded ...[read more]
January 20, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On January 20, 2010, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton signed an order granting professors Tariq Ramadan and Adam Habib permission to enter the US, reversing an order issued under George W. Bush's administration denying them entry. The Bush administration had claimed that the two had ties to ...[read more]
November 16, 2012
by Julie Deisher
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a class action lawsuit Thursday on behalf of New Jersey immigrants challenging mandatory detention procedures. The policy in question is 8 USC 1226(c), which mandates the detention of noncitizens during deportation proceedings, and such nonciti... ...[read more]
October 11, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Wednesday joined a federal lawsuit challenging a policy directive to defer the deportation of young illegal immigrants. The claim, filed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach on behalf of 10 agents of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) against ...[read more]
August 24, 2012
by Max Slater
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach filed a lawsuit on Thursday in the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas challenging a policy directive to defer the deportation of young illegal immigrants. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of 10 agents of the US Immigration and Customs ...[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]

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