Author: Kevin R. Johnson. Exhibiting a devotion to aggressive immigration enforcement like no other president in modern American history, President Trump has focused on immigration enforcement above all other immigration goals and escalated enforcement efforts in new and different directions. With this background in mind, there are possible directions for immigration reform in the wake of the rise and fall of DACA.
Authors: Leticia M. Saucedo. In this article, Saucedo argues that employment-authorized undocumented workers are protected from workplace discrimination even though they do not have legal status in the eyes of immigration law.
Author: Kevin R. Johnson. Johnson's essay expresses the idea that although economic problems tend to get the most publicity, the lack of diversity in legal education and the growing demand “for a more human and student-friendly learning environment” should also get attention.
Author: Kevin R. Johnson. Johnson's essay considers the relationship between efforts to increase the racial and gender diversity of the federal judiciary and the contemporary contentiousness of the Senate judicial confirmation process.
Authors: Pratheepan Gulasekaram and Rose Cuison Villazor. This article argues that this network of public and private institutions and organizations collectively can calibrate federal enforcement policy and instantiate a competing immigration enforcement regime.
Authors: Gabriel J. Chin and Rose Cuison-Villazor. Along with the civil rights and voting rights acts, the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 is one of the most important bills of the civil rights era.
Author: Jacob Leraul. While comprehensive immigration reform flounders in the United States Congress, the presidential decree known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has now well passed its one year anniversary.
Author: Kevin R. Johnson. Over the past few years, state legislatures have passed immigration enforcement laws at breakneck speed. As one commentator characterized it: Immigration law is undergoing an unprecedented upheaval.