Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The Obama Immigration Initiatives: The Components in a Nutshell

This is a compilation of ImmigrationProf blog posts on the various components of President Obama’s immigration initiative, with links to materials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website and assorted implementing memoranda.

Strengthen Border Security 

Revise Removal Priorities

The End of Secure Communities

Personnel Reform for ICE Officers

Expand Provisional Waivers to Spouses and Children of Lawful Permanent Residents

Expand Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program

Extend Deferred Action to Parents of U.S. Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents 

Parole for the Families of U.S. Armed Forces Members and Enlistees

Promote the Naturalization Process

Support High-skilled Business and Workers (and here


The following is some of the voluminous commentary on the Obama immigration initiative:

President Obama's Immigration Move:  A Courageous Stance, Beyond His Authority, or Too Little Too Late?

Immigration Law Professors Weigh in on Executive Action on Immigration

A Discussion of the President's Executive Action on Immigration

Law Professors Legomsky, Dellinger Hold Press Conference on Immigration Executive Actions



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