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  • Not with a Bang But with a Whimper: Incomprehensive Immigration Reform is Issued
    Not with a Bang But with a Whimper: Incomprehensive Immigration Reform is Issued

    In case you did not hear, U.S. President Barack Obama announced last Thursday evening a series of Executive Actions relating to Immigration: Moreover, it appears that Comprehensive Immigration Reform ...

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  • Immigration Debate Heats Up as President Moves Toward Announcing Comprehensive Immigration Reform
    Immigration Debate Heats Up as President Moves Toward Announcing Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    Comprehensive Immigration Reform ("CIR") for the longest time appeared simply to be a dream, but U.S. President Barack Obama is extremely close to announcing some form of it soon. The fact that the ...

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  • No Hope But Lots of Change: Moving Forward on Immigration Reform with Republican Majorities in Both Chambers of Congress
    No Hope But Lots of Change: Moving Forward on Immigration Reform with Republican Majorities in Both Chambers of Congress

    The election was less than a week ago, and already many are trying to use the results to argue that Comprehensive Immigration Reform ("CIR") now has a real chance of being passed because Republicans ...

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  • Summer of Discontent: Reversing Course in Immigration Policy and Immigration Law
    Summer of Discontent: Reversing Course in Immigration Policy and Immigration Law

    It's been three months since my last post because I was hoping to have some big news to present before writing again. However, unfortunately, the only big news is that there is no big news and here's ...

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  • Tug of War: Using Any Event to Back One's Position on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
    Tug of War: Using Any Event to Back One's Position on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    It has been more than a month since my last post, but the debate on Comprehensive Immigration Reform ("CIR") has continued, albeit with a certain twist pertaining to the tens of thousands of ...

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  • Shift Continues Toward More Liberal Deportation and Detention Policies
    Shift Continues Toward More Liberal Deportation and Detention Policies

    There have not been many immigration-related published decisions recently, but that has not kept the topic of Immigration Law out of the news. The Los Angeles Times reports that the U.S. Department of ...

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