Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: February 2012

No More Waiting on Legal Immigration

Posted in Adjustment of Status, B-1 Visas, Business Visitors, Consular Officers, Employment-Based Immigration, Foreign policy, Immigration Reform, Obama Administration on Immigration, State Department, USCIS
[Blogger’s note: This article is reprinted with permission from the February 22, 2012 edition of The New York Law Journal.  ©2010 ALM Properties Inc. All rights reserved. Further duplication without permission is prohibited. The authors thank the Journal for permission to reprint this article.]   No More Waiting on Legal Immigration By Angelo A. Paparelli and… Continue Reading

Guest Post: DREAM or NIGHTMARE? Why Congress Should Reject a Military-Only Version of the DREAM Act

Posted in Congress on Immigration, DREAM Act, Immigration Reform
[Blogger’s note:  This week’s guest blog is by Steve Yale-Loehr, a good friend who teaches immigration law at Cornell Law School and co-authors the leading U.S. immigration treatise. Steve has just finished co-editing Green Card Stories, a book that features dramatic narratives of 50 recent U.S. immigrants—each with permanent residence or citizenship—in compelling essays by nationally… Continue Reading

Faint Immigration Praise

Posted in Consular Officers, Deportation - Removal, Extreme Hardship, Immigration Reform, Obama Administration on Immigration, State Department
“Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer” ~ Alexander Pope, poet, satirist, and translator, “Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot” I hesitate to criticize the Obama Administration’s immigration reform measures, having urged long ago that half a loaf, at least for now, will perforce suffice.  Hastily announced but untimely in… Continue Reading