Sunday, November 25, 2012

Welcome Guest Bloggers Anil Kalhan and Karla McKanders!

We are pleased to welcome two esteemed immigration law scholars who have accepted our invitation to guest blog for the next couple of weeks!

Anil Kalhan, Associate Professor of Law, Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University.

Professor Kalhan's principal interests include immigration law, criminal law, U.S. and comparative constitutional law, and international human rights law.  He has been a contributing writer for Dorf on Law, AsiaMedia, and SAJAforum. He was the recipient of a 2008 SAJA Journalism Award and a finalist for a 2011 SAJA Journalism Award from the South Asian Journalists Association. 


Karla McKanders, Associate Professor of Law, University of Tennessee College of Law.

Professor McKanders focuses on civil rights, immigration and asylum law and policy. Among her writings she has explored the constitutionality of recent state and local laws targeting immigrants as well as the legal connections between past discriminatory laws and current anti-immigrant legislation. She has also co-authored with other immigration professors an extensive report on proposed reforms to the immigration system. Professor McKanders received a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture in 2011-2012 in Morocco.  Professor McKanders is currently a Fellow at the University of Tennessee’s Center for the Study of Social Justice in the Migration and Refugee Studies group.

Thanks for joining us, Anil and Karla! We look forward to reading your posts.


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