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ImmigrationProf Blog ImmigrationProf Blog tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-212536 2018-10-22T13:10:46-07:00 A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network TypePad From the Bookshelves: A Cobbler's Tale by Neil Perry Gordon tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d8341bfae553ef022ad374e28e200c 2018-10-22T13:10:46-07:00 2018-10-22T13:11:27-07:00 Jewish immigrants arriving at Ellis Island from Europe in the early 1900s were met with heartache and hope. Starting new lives, many left families behind in Europe and as Read more…


Law & Order SVU Takes on “Zero Tolerance” Saturday, October 6, 2018 Law & Order SVU Takes on “Zero Tolerance” By Immigration Prof Share A new Law & Order SVU episode this week took on the Trump administration's family separation and "zero tolerance" policies.  It was sympathetic to the plight of the immigrants affected but I am Read more…


Immprofs at SALT on Teaching Empathy (Without Students Realizing It) Saturday, October 6, 2018 Immprofs at SALT on Teaching Empathy (Without Students Realizing It) Mariela Olivares (Howard), moi, Kristina Campbell (UDC) I'm reporting from Penn State Law in University Park, PA, this year's home for the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) conference. Yesterday, I had the Read more…


Another Setback for Trump Administration in Sanctuary Case Sunday, October 7, 2018 Another Setback for Trump Administration in Sanctuary Case Big news on the "sanctuary" city front. In an order released on Friday, a federal judge in California struck down an immigration law that the Trump administration has used to go after cities and states that limit Read more…


How to Avoid Fraudulent Moving Contractors Relocating to another city or state is not only stressful but also costly. Although there are that can be considered cheap, still, you must be careful when hiring their services. Many people have lost their money and belongings after they hired scam movers. Here are some tips on how to avoid Read more…


Judge Richard Posner, Steadfast Critic of BIA, Immigration Courts, Retires Saturday, September 2, 2017 Judge Richard Posner, Steadfast Critic of BIA, Immigration Courts, Retires Big legal news ended the week.  One of the nation’s most influential judges and legal writers, Judge Richard Posner, is retiring today from U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Posner Read more…


Remembering the Dead Wednesday, August 30, 2017 Remembering the Dead From the International Organization for Migration:  Princess, Patrick and Amadou lost loved ones as they tried to reach Europe through the Sahara Desert and Libya. For every life lost on migration routes, there is at least one life changed forever back home. Here is Princess’s story: “My husband and Read more…


President Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe Friday, August 25, 2017 President Trump Pardons Sheriff Joe [embedded content] President Trump today pardoned former Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff Joe Arpaio.  Arpaio was found to have intentionally refused to comply with court orders that he not engage in unlawful racial profiling of Latina/os in Arizona, U.S citizens as well as immigrants. Read more…


Pardoning Joe Arpaio: Vanita Gupta: A Pardon “will not be a dog whistle to the so-called ‘alt right’ and white supremacists, but a bull horn.” Thursday, August 24, 2017 Pardoning Joe Arpaio: Vanita Gupta: A Pardon “will not be a dog whistle to the so-called ‘alt right’ and white supremacists, but a bull horn.” Former Maricopa County Read more…


‘America’s First’ Anti-Illegal Immigration Rally Held in Orange County Monday, August 21, 2017 ‘America’s First’ Anti-Illegal Immigration Rally Held in Orange County “ “ NBC LA reportsthat Hundreds of people divided between a crowd rallying against illegal immigration and a throng of counter-protesters opposing their stance squared off Sunday along the Laguna Beach shoreline. The “America First” Read more…