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All of us in the Immigration Law Group at Epstein Becker Green wish you the very best for a healthy and prosperous 2015. We hope that all your petitions and applications are approved and that...more
On December 3rd, seventeen states sued the U.S. in a Texas federal court over President Barack Obama’s executive order on immigration. The states claim the President’s order is an unconstitutional exercise of power and seek...more
On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the attorneys general and governors of 17 states filed a complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas challenging...more
It didn’t take long. Fourteen states and four governors, led by Texas, filed a complaint in the Federal Court in Brownsville, Texas seeking to nullify the President’s Executive Order relating to immigration. Texas has sued...more
Pres. Barack Obama addressed the nation last night. He discussed his executive order that will delay deportations of up to 5 million migrants.
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President Obama has announced that before the end of the year he intends to issue executive orders to address the dysfunctional immigration system if Congress does not act on immigration reform legislation. There is...more
Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more
June 28 (Bloomberg Law) -- Careen Shannon, attorney at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen and Loewy, LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the Supreme Court's ruling on the constitutionality of the new Arizona immigration...more
Introduction – Terrorism (Prevention) Act, 2011
Terrorism has continued to threaten global peace and prosperity. To address this criminal activity, governments all over the world, including the Nigerian government, have...more
Two unusual immigration-related cases currently before the United States Supreme Court involve how non-citizens participate in American political processes. This year’s Presidential election makes these cases particularly...more
A citizen of a State who is not a citizen of the United States is entitled to privileges and immunities of a citizen of the several States, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of...more
There are two state citizens under the Constitution of the United States of America. One is at Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution. The other is at Section 1, Clause 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment. Legal...more
A citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, has a domicile in a particular State. A citizen of the United States, under Section 1 of the Fourteenth Amendment has only a residence in a...more
Before the Fourteenth Amendment, there was only a citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America. Such a citizen was also a citizen of the United States,...more
The Slaughterhouse Cases held, one, that citizenship of a State was separate and distinct from citizenship of the United States; that a citizen of a State was separate and distinct from a citizen of the United States. ...more
Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of Constitution was modified by the Fourteenth Amendment, in particular, Section 1, Clause 2. This was determined by the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Slaughterhouse Cases. ...more
A citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution of the United States of America, is now also a citizen of the several States. Such citizen is recognized under international law as a...more
A citizen of a State, under Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1 of the Constitution, before the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, was entitled to privileges and immunities of a citizen of the United States. However, with...more
Article III, Section 2 of the Constitution of the United States (of America) provides that “[t]he judicial Power shall extend to controversies between Citizens of different States” as well as to controversies between...more
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Before the Fourteenth Amendment, one was considered a citizen of a State as well as a citizen of the United States. After the Fourteenth Amendment one changed to being either a citizen of a State OR a citizen of the United...more
Since the adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment, there are three sets of privileges and immunities. Privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States are located at Section 1, Clause 2 of the Fourteenth Amendment. ...more
Full text copy of The Support Our Law Enforcement and Safe Neighborhoods Act, Arizona Senate Bill 1070, signed into law by Governor Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010.
From the law:
“The legislature finds that there is a...more
Before the Fourteenth Amendment, a native born citizen was a citizen of a State, and a native born citizen of the United States, when aboard. Before the Fourteenth Amendment, an alien or foreigner could become a...more
Federal prosecution for immigration violations reached a record high of 169,612 in 2009. According to the study out of Syracuse University, this number represents more than ½ of all criminal cases brought by the federal...more
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