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California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans

February 17, 2020

California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans Monday, February 17, 2020 California to apologize for internment of Japanese Americans Official notice of exclusion and removal Cuneyt Dil of the Associated Press reports that the California’s Legislature is expected to approve a resolution offering an apology to persons subject to internment during World War II.  […]

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Michael Bloomberg unveils immigration plan

February 10, 2020

Michael Bloomberg unveils immigration plan Monday, February 10, 2020 Michael Bloomberg unveils immigration plan CNN reports: Bloomberg’s focus on visas in the proposal differs from what many of the other Democrats are calling for. Bloomberg proposes a place-based visa system that allows different areas and regions of the country to address their unfulfilled economic and […]

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How do you know when an Immigration Attorney is good?

February 3, 2020

How do you know when an Immigration Attorney is good? www.californiaimmigration.us Coffee talk with Immigration Attorney Brian D. Lerner, A Professional Corporation on Immigration and Naturalization Law and specifics on how you can find solutions to immigration problems, visas, work-permits, deportation and other areas of immigration law. Find out about how to know if an […]

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Chinese Immigrants in the United States

February 3, 2020

Chinese Immigrants in the United States Monday, February 3, 2020 Chinese Immigrants in the United States China has been in the international news for weeks.  Carlos Echeverria-Estrada and Jeanne Batalova for Migration Information Source spotlight Chinese immigrants in the United States.   “The population of Chinese immigrants in the United States has grown nearly seven-fold […]

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Using Ant Man to Explain Convictions under INA 101(a)(48)

January 23, 2020

Using Ant Man to Explain Convictions under INA 101(a)(48) Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Using Ant Man to Explain Convictions under INA 101(a)(48) For many years now, I’ve been teaching the meaning of conviction under INA 101(a)(48) with the same analogy. I talk about the McDonald’s test. As in, is this a conviction that you’re legally […]

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From the Bookshelves: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

January 13, 2020

From the Bookshelves: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins (available Jan. 21, 2020) “Extraordinary.”―Stephen King “This book is not simply the great American novel; it’s the great novel of las Americas. It’s the great world novel! This is the international story of our times. Masterful.”―Sandra Cisneros También de este lado hay […]

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Happy New Year! to all our readers! KJ https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2020/01/happy-new-year.html | Permalink Comments Post a comment Published at Wed, 01 Jan 2020 08:01:00 +0000

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India’s Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Nation’s Citizenship Amendment Act

December 19, 2019

India’s Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Nation’s Citizenship Amendment Act Wednesday, December 18, 2019 India’s Supreme Court to Hear Challenges to Nation’s Citizenship Amendment Act Less than a week ago, India passed a new law: the Citizenship Amendment Act. As the BBC explains, the law creates a path to citizenship for undocumented migrants. Sounds […]

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Music Break: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Stunning Video: “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”

December 9, 2019

Music Break: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Stunning Video: “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)” [embedded content] As finals season descends upon us, an upbeat music break is required every so often.  Here is a possibility.   In 2017, Lin-Manuel Miranda released a striking music video for the song “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done).”   The track […]

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DHS Lacked Technology Needed to Successfully Account for Separated Migrant Families

December 2, 2019

DHS Lacked Technology Needed to Successfully Account for Separated Migrant Families Sunday, December 1, 2019 DHS Lacked Technology Needed to Successfully Account for Separated Migrant Families Astrid Galvan for the Associated Press (DHS Lacked Technology Needed to Successfully Account for Separated Migrant Families) provides a follow-up to the Trump administration policy of separating families with […]

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