Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Tag Archives: “immigration law”

The Long-Lived ‘Con Job’ – Structural Injustice in the Immigration ‘Courts’

Posted in Congress on Immigration, Constitutional Law, Courts on Immigration Law, Immigration Courts, Immigration Law Complexity, Immigration Lawyers, Trump Administration on Immigration

Last week, President Trump held an 81-minute press conference. He traversed wide-ranging territory, including his notions of procedural due process. Discussing the importance of fundamental fairness when trying to distinguish facts from falsehoods, he said:

PRES. TRUMP:

Somebody could come and say 30 years ago, 25 years ago, 10 years ago, 5 years ago, he did a horrible thing … Continue Reading

If Immigration Law Were a Person It Would Sing: “Oh Lord, Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”

Posted in Border Security, Congress on Immigration, Deportation - Removal, DREAM Act, Enforcement/USICE, Immigration "Tribes", Immigration Law Complexity, Immigration Lawyers, Immigration Reform, Mexico, Obama Administration on Immigration, Removal Proceedings

[Blogger’s Note:  An earlier version of this post mistakenly suggested that the article discussed below offering the views of an immigration lawyer was written by that lawyer.  It was not; rather it was written by a reporter who quoted the lawyer.  This blogger regrets the error.]

The power of online and social media to whip up a frenzy of vituperation … Continue Reading

Guest Post: What Fried Okra, F.A.O. Schwartz, Staplers, and Immigration Have in Common

Posted in Guest Columns, I-9s, Legal Representation

[Blogger’s Note: Nici Kersey, my colleague at Seyfarth Shaw who directs its Immigratio​n Compliance Center, offers another distinctive and entertaining guest post.  (Her earlier posts can be found here and here.)

Today, Nici (on the right in the photo [the infant on the left is from a Hollywood casting agency]) shares the stories behind her resume, blaming Continue Reading