Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

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Immigration Haunting: Social Security Administration Resumes Issuing No-Match Notices

Posted in Enforcement/USICE, Homeland Security, I-9s, Immigration Discrimination, No-Match Notices, Trump Immigration Policies, USCIS

If the U.S.’s dysfunctional and baffling immigration laws were a bemusement park, one of the scariest rides would be that tottering roller-coaster, “Worksite Enforcement.”  The ride is rickety and showing its age (having been constructed long ago through the enactment of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 [IRCA]).  This law — like every good ride — was designed … Continue Reading

From the Jails to the Streets, Courthouses and Worksites: California Takes on the Federal Immigration Police

Posted in California Immigration Law, Congress on Immigration, Trump Administration on Immigration, Trump Immigration Policies, Uncategorized

The familiar lines were drawn.  Combatants clashed in a war of words, competing governance philosophies, conflicting laws, and judicial challenges – all in an age-old constitutional battle of federal power versus states’ rights.

This time around, however, the roles were reversed.  Version 2018 is unlike the 1960s when extreme-right southern conservatives, claiming to champion states’ rights, defied but ultimately failed … Continue Reading