Stephen Yale-Loehr says the TPS redesignation for Venezuelans is a good first step to address the recent surge in migrant arrivals, but more needs to be done. Shannon Gleeson says the Venezuela migrant population is not unique, and TPS benefits should be reconsidered for the nearly 8-million undocumented workers in the U.S.
Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer says allowing migrants to work is an important part of alleviating the crisis. Stephen Yale-Loehr says that problems caused by the recent influx of migrants to New York can be resolved without the courts.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued two important immigration decisions today in United States v. Hansen and United States v. Texas, but more litigation is likely says Cornell Law professor Stephen Yale-Loehr.
Proposed rule by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to adjust the filing fees for certain immigration and citizenship applications raises several questions and may face pushback from employers says Cornell Law School professor Stephen Yale-Loehr.
The House of Representatives is voting today on a partial immigration reform bill. Stephen Yale-Loehr says if enacted, the bill would help some immigrants get green cards faster, but would make the process slower for others.
Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at Cornell Law School and co-author of a leading 21-volume immigration law series, says that the expiration of Title 42 is long overdue, not an effective way to manage migration.