Arizona Law SB 1070 uses the logic of “immigration compliance” to needlessly trample on the US Constitution, harms US citizens and the non-immigrants alike and damages genuine law enforcement efforts to curb crime. Severe flaws in the law subject it to strict scrutiny and possible injunction or reversal in the courts.
The US Supreme Court issues a landmark decision that could affect the reopening and reduction of criminal sentences if the alien was given poor advice or no advice on the immigration consequences of a criminal conviction. Notable is the concurrence (agreement) by Justices Alito and Roberts.
E-verify is a draconian system which has finally revealed its ugly side: employer sanctions and employee arrests
Review and analysis of E-Verify program and procedures Copyright Farhad Sethna, 2008 Question: should an employer adopt the E-Verify program? Answer: Briefly, my answer is “no”. Here is why: 1. […]
In other immigration developments stemming from the September 11th tragedies, there is much to report. Foremost in the headlines has been the congressional plan to restructure the INS. While the […]
The Department of State, in response to the 9-11 attacks, promulgated an interim rule which became effective on April 1, 2002. A close examination of the rule is very important […]
On December 21, 2000, (then) President Bill Clinton signed an immigration legislation package called the "Legal Immigration and Family Equity Act" (LIFE). The purpose of this article is to provide […]
As background, the IIRIRA was signed into law on September 30, 1996. It is a draconian measure aimed at controlling illegal immigration through – in some instances – penalizing legal […]