Another Oklahoma Update: "Occupation"
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by Immigration Prof
19h ago
Oklahoma has been really interested in immigration this legislative session. (No one will admit it, but this state loves to copy Texas.) I already wrote about one bill to criminalize migration (I'm told this is dead) and one to regulate ..read more
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2024 Conference: Conrad E. Wright Research Conference on Citizenship
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by Immigration Prof
19h ago
2024 Conference: Conrad E. Wright Research Conference on Citizenship The Conrad E. Wright Conference series was endowed by The Honorable Levin H. Campbell in honor of Conrad Edick Wright, former Director of Research and Sibley Editor. July 11-13, 2024 About ..read more
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New Trump super PAC ad hammers Biden on immigration as Mayorkas faces impeachment vote
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by Immigration Prof
1d ago
Look for a new Trump ad hammering President Biden on immigration. Check it out here. KJ ..read more
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USC’s Muslim valedictorian barred from giving graduation speech due to "security" concerns
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by Immigration Prof
2d ago
The University of California says it will no longer have its valedictorian, Asna Tabassum, speak at commencement, citing safety concerns. Some student groups, such as the organization Trojans for Israel, have criticized Tabassum's social media content about the Israel-Gaza war ..read more
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Senate trial on Mayorkas set to start, but Democrats are likely to dispose of charges
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by Immigration Prof
2d ago
The drama continues. NPR reports that roughly two months after voting to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, House Republicans delivered the charges to the Senate yesterday to start a trial. The Senate is not expected to convict or remove ..read more
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Anti-Immigrant Sentiment in Ireland
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by Immigration Prof
2d ago
Christine Kinealy for The Conversation considers the ferment over immigration in Ireland. Simon Harris was confirmed as “taoiseach,” or prime minister, on April 9, 2024, following the surprise resignation of his predecessor, Leo Varadkar. Local, national and presidential elections are ..read more
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Dec. 2023: This American Life Talks to USCIS Officers
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by Immigration Prof
3d ago
One of my students pointed me to the following episode of This American Life: The Cavalry Is Not Coming (When you realize that help is not on the way, what do you do next?). Act 2 of the episode (32 ..read more
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From the Bookshelves: Legal Phantoms:  Executive Action and the Haunting Failures of Immigration Law by Jennifer M. Chacon, Susan Bibler Coutin, and Stephen Lee
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by Immigration Prof
3d ago
Legal Phantoms: Executive Action and the Haunting Failures of Immigration Law by Jennifer M. Chacon, Susan Bibler Coutin, and Stephen Lee (Stanford University Press, 2024) The publisher's description of the book: "The 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program ..read more
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Texas Among one of the Top States Sponsoriing Refugees?
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by Immigration Prof
4d ago
This may seem odd given our last post but Texas Public Radio reports that Texas is among top states whose residents are signing up to sponsor refugees: Minnesota, Washington, California and Ohio lead the way in numbers of residents signing ..read more
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Texas SB 4 has become a blueprint for other states
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by Immigration Prof
4d ago
CNN reports on the Iowa legislature's passage of a bill that would allow local police to arrest undocumented immigrants and give state judges the power to order deportations. The Iowa governor signed it. The law is scheduled to go into ..read more
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