Immigration Law

Immigration Law

Immigration Law

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Research

Over the past twenty-five years, a growing number of European countries have enacted laws granting citizenship to individuals and their descendants... MORE
Human rights discourse has become central to the global debates about treatment of and solutions for refugees and displaced persons. Following the... MORE
The nascent field of comparative migration law can do more than classify different approaches to migration law; it is well-positioned to address... MORE
In theory, birthright citizenship has been well established in U.S. law since 1898, when the Supreme Court held in United States v. Wong Kim Ark that... MORE
Denaturalization is back. In 1967, the Supreme Court declared that denaturalization for any reason other than fraud or mistake in the naturalization... MORE
This article describes the intricacies of U.S. constitutional law on the rights of aliens. It identifies three general tendencies that bear on... MORE
This Essay describes the legal and policy issues raised by any systematic effort to deport unauthorized immigrants based on information the... MORE
The United States is the only country that taxes its citizens’ worldwide income, even when those citizens live indefinitely abroad. This Article... MORE
This essay responds to Hiroshi Motomura's Foulston Siefkin Lecture at the Washburn University School of Law, exploring the question of when and... MORE
Immigration scholars and advocates frequently criticize our immigration system for imposing severe penalties akin to (or worse than) those in the... MORE
Almost no one in the legal academy has written more (or better) about guilty pleas and plea bargains than Stephanos Bibas. In a forthcoming article,... MORE
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Padilla v. Kentucky might herald a breakthrough in the quality of representation provided to immigrants... MORE
Providing for the uniform interpretation of federal law has long been viewed as a primary goal of the federal court system, and the claimed need for... MORE
The enigmatic phrase "natural born citizen" poses a series of problems for contemporary originalism. New Originalists, like Justice Scalia, focus on... MORE
In a number of contexts, federal appeals court judges divide along ideological lines when deciding cases upon the merits. To date, however,... MORE