Trump Appears to Soften on Deporting Thousands of Young Immigrants

By Amy Chozick WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump on Wednesday appeared to soften his stance on whether to deport the more than 700,000 young people who entered the country illegally as children and were permitted to stay by President Obama. “We’re going to work...

The History and Prospects for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Immigration and Control Act of 1986 The last major immigration reform legislation Congress passed was the Immigration and Control Act of 1986. It was passed by a Republican Senate led by U.S. Senator Al Simpson of Wyoming and a Democratic House led by Ron Mazzoli, a Democratic...

Two Aces Up President Barack Obama’s Sleeve to Achieve Immigration Reform Without Congress

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta Nothing more poignantly describes the current humanitarian crisis at the Southwest border than a recent New York Times article describing the journey of Alejandro, 8, who came to the United States on his own with only his birth certificate...

Will Kazarian Change the O-1 Visa?

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta The value of the O-1 visa is its flexibility, an adaptive quality that enables it to respond to the different needs of different petitioners. Any formulaic approach that restricts the full and open expression of such subtlety not only reduces...
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