February 10, 2010
by David Manes
The Office of Immigration Statistics of the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report Wednesday estimating that the total number of illegal immigrants living in the US fell to 10.8 million during the year ending in January 2009. The DHS calculates the unauthorized resident pop... ...[read more]
February 13, 2009
by Andrew Gilmore
A judge for the Erie County Court of Common Pleas in Ohio issued a permanent injunction Thursday against a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) bylaw that restricted the eligibility of student baseball players who were assisted by legal counsel during negotiations with professional ...[read more]
October 25, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The US Senate voted Wednesday against proceeding to a final vote on the DREAM Act of 2007, a bill that would amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to allow certain children of illegal immigrants an opportunity to achieve legal residency. According to the ...[read more]
January 17, 2007
by Jeannie Shawl
The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that an alien convicted for aiding and abetting a theft offense can be deported under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). In Gonzales v. Duenas-Alvarez, Luis Alexander Duenas-Alvarez, a legal permanent resident, pleaded guilty to the unlawful driving or... ...[read more]
December 5, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
The US Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that immigrants convicted of conduct that is a felony under state law but is only a misdemeanor under the Controlled Substance Act are not subject to deportation under the Immigration and Naturalization Act. In Lopez v. Gonzales, Jose Lopez, a legal permanent ...[read more]
November 9, 2004
by Jeannie Shawl
In a decision handed down Tuesday morning, the US Supreme Court has ruled that a conviction for drunk driving that results in serious bodily injury is not a crime of violence that constitutes an aggravated felony under the Immigration and Nationality Act and therefore can... ...[read more]

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