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Rejecting refugees: homeland security's administration of the one-year bar to asylum.
... Act has offered asylum to people who flee to the United States to escape persecution in their homeland. In 1996, however, ... America's borders and deporting unauthorized immigrants. (4) Tucked within the voluminous text of this immigration reform ...Two-thirds of them arrived in the United States with visas, such as business, tourist, or student visas, whereas the other ...
The Iraqi Refugee Crisis: Whose Problem Is It? Existing Obligations Under International Law, Proposal to Create a New Protocol to the 1967 Refugee Convention, & U.S. Foreign Policy Recommendations to the Obama Administration
... Law. 1. Customary International Law Binds All States. 2. Non-Refoulement Has Become a Principle of Customary International Law. 3. Claims by Syria & Jordan That Both Have No Duty of Non-Refoulement Are Primarily Motivated by a Lack of Resources, Rather than Legal Principle. 4. Syria and Jordan Are Bound by the Principle of Non-Refoul...
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Immigration law's organizing principles.
... around the principle that rules for selecting immigrants are (and should be) fundamentally different from rules that ...' decisions about whether to enter or depart the United States, and regulatory pressure, potentially influencing the way in ..., we might be more comfortable with temporary employment visas than with restrictions on Medicaid access. On different ...
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- A Fraudulent Sense of Belonging: The Case for Removing the ?False Claim to Citizenship' Bar for Noncitizen Voting
- Insecure Communities: How Increased Localization of Immigration Enforcement under President Obama through the Secure Communities Program Makes Us Less Safe, and May Violate the Constitution
Sending the Bureaucracy to War
... id Act: Anti-Terrorism Through Adjudication. A. State DMVS and Drivers' Licensing. 1. The New Regulatory Scheme. 2. Fit. 3. Inexpertise. 4. Overdiscretion. 5. The Effect on Proxies. 6. Conclusion. B. USCIS and Political Asylum. 1. The New Regulatory Scheme. 2. Fit. 3. Inexpertise and Overdiscretion. 4. The Impact on Proxies. 5. Conclusion. IV. The Patriot Act and The Financial War Against Terror. A. OFAC and the Evolution of the Asset Freeze. 1
The Volunteer Border Patrol: The Inevitable Disaster of the Minuteman Project
... border-patrol groups has increased on the United States-Mexico border. The Minuteman Project is one of these citizen border-patrol groups. This Note presents a hypothetical situation in which a member of the Minuteman Project encounters an alien in the United States and violates her constitutional rights. This Note looks critically at the actions of volunteer border-patrol groups and concludes that, among other claims, the hypothetical...
The rise and fall of employer sanctions.
...She came to the United States thirteen years earlier, after working many years in the garment ...) In effect, the law made it a crime for undocumented immigrants to work. This provision, employer sanctions, is the legal basis ... recruit workers to come to the United States, giving them visas that tie their ability to stay to their employment. And to force ...
Restricting Innovation: How Restrictive U.S. Visa Policies Have the Potential to Deplete Our Innovative Economy
... for Members in the Creative Class. i. Student Visas-F and M Visas. ii. Specialized Occupation-H-1B Visas. iii. Exchange Visitors-J Visas. b. Post-September 11th Visa Policy Changes Affecting the Creative Class. i. USA PATRIOT ACT of 200...
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The Coercion of Trafficked Workers
Theories of coercion exist across multiple disciplines to explicate the ability of one actor, the coercer, to diminish the free will of another, the coercee, in the absence of overt physical force. A valid claim of coercion places legal blame on the coercer or relinquishes the coercee from legal responsibility for a coerced act or omission. Defining the point at which coercion occurs, however, is
What can potential migrants find out about Australia from the WWW?
... approach to analyse the information that a prospective immigrant to Australia would be able to find out about the country from .... Migrants to Australia can apply for permanent visas under a variety of schemes. The schemes include the Migration and ... agents and valuable potential citizens for the Federal and State governments. Thus the web is being used as a tool to 'compete' ...
Global Legal Education and Comparative Visa Regulations
Introduction. II. Global Legal Education. A. The Worldwide Diffusion of U.S. Law Firms. B. International Prestige of U.S. Law Schools. C. The Challenge of Comparative Law and Knowledge of Foreign Legal Systems. D. Are Foreign Visa and Entry Regulations Real Barriers to the Expansion of U.S. Law Schools and the Globalization of Legal Education? Distinguishing Between Legal and Economic...
... 9 Exchange programs in the United States precipitated the arrival of more educated and skilled students ...(1) At the beginning of the 20th Century, immigrants played an important role in the United States when they entered ... the power 152 to establish by decree different types of visas. 153 Under this regulation, the Ministry has created four ...
Adoption activities on the Internet: a call for regulation.
... different spheres of adoption activity, discuss the current state of regulation related to Internet-based adoption activities, and ... falsified birth certificates (counterfeit) or falsified visas in the actual transportation of the child into the country (visa ... response to human trafficking: Is it enough? Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Services, 6, 508-525. . Sheldon, L. (2003, Spring). ...
Border exceptionalism in the era of moving borders.
... a part of the everyday fabric of policing in the United States. Therefore, after summarizing the broad powers granted to police ... immigration and to revisit the allocation of nonimmigrant visas to take into account the realities of the modern economy. (11) . ... that effectively requires anyone who might look like an immigrant to carry papers to avoid hassle and even criminal charges. (19) ...
Sexual trafficking in the United States: a domestic problem with transnational dimensions.
...106-386; [section] 103(8) (A)). These "T-visas" allow victims to remain in the United States to assist federal authorizes in the prosecution of ... include clergy and other community leaders with credibility among various ethnic and immigrant populations. In addition, local and federal law enforcement officials, immigration lawyers, and ...
Labor as Property: Guestworkers, International Trade, and the Democracy Deficit
Introduction II. Commodification, Globalization, And The Democracy Deficit A. Commodification of Labor in Historical Context B. Globalization Heightens the Commodification of Labor C. The Democracy Deficit: Workers Lacking Voice in Politics and at Work III. A Muffled Voice For Guestworkers A. Historical Lessons: The Problems of the Braceros B. H-2A, H-1B, and H-2B Workers C. Objections to...
... labor programs to bring more "guestworkers" to the United States, took place in an age of increased labor commodification. 3 The ..., including providing temporary status for undocumented immigrants already in the country. 4 This Article focuses on "guestworker" ...Many come to the United States on temporary visas, such as students and foreign visitors. 108 Because they are not ...