Stewart Chang Feminism in Yellowface 38 Harvard Journal of Law & Gender 235 (Summer 2015) Introduction. 235 I. Starting From the First Page: Historicizing Stereotypes of Asian Prostitutes in Early United States Immigration Policy. 239 II. Tonight I Will Be Miss Saigon . . . I'll Win a G.I. and Be Gone: Marriage Fraud and New Conceptions of Asian Prostitution in Twentieth Century Immigration Policy. 245 III. Confess, Repudiate,... 2015
Madeline M. Gomez Intersections at the Border: Immigration Enforcement, Reproductive Oppression, and the Policing of Latina Bodies in the Rio Grande Valley 30 Columbia Journal of Gender and Law 84 (2015) A series of events in 2014 brought significant attention to the United States-Mexico border. Over the summer, reports of an influx of undocumented Central American immigrants began circulating. Though most coverage mentioned only children crossing the border, many of these young migrants traveled alongside their mothers. Reports of this influx... 2015
Mangesh Duggal Justice Delayed but Not Denied: Hong Yen Chang's Quest 22 Asian American Law Journal 119 (2015) If you know your history Then you would know where you coming from, Then you wouldn't ask me Who the eck do I think I am. --Bob Marley, Buffalo Soldier Courts and judges make mistakes. Sometimes, those mistakes are founded on invidious racial stereotypes and a denial of equal protection under the law. Hong Yen Chang's denial of admission to the... 2015
Michael Kagan Plenary Power Is Dead! Long Live Plenary Power! 114 Michigan Law Review First Impressions 21 (September, 2015) For decades, scholars of immigration law have anticipated the demise of the plenary power doctrine. The Supreme Court could have accomplished this in its recent decision in Kerry v. Din, or it could have reaffirmed plenary power. Instead, the Court produced a splintered decision that did neither. This Essay examines the long process of attrition... 2015
Michael Scaperlanda Scalia's Short Reply to 125 Years of Plenary Power 68 Oklahoma Law Review 119 (Fall, 2015) With its plenary power doctrine, the Supreme Court erred by rejecting the universal in favor of the particular. Liberal immigration theorists, on the other hand, make the opposite error by rejecting the particular in favor of the universal. Drawing on classic international law publicists and the Catholic philosophical tradition, this essay argues... 2015
Andrew Haile The Scandal of Refugee Family Reunification 56 Boston College Law Review 273 (January, 2015) Headlines have highlighted the plight of unaccompanied children seeking asylum at our southern border. Some political pundits have called this a crisis, casting blame for the migrant influx on our outdated and confusing immigration policies. Yet further away from the border, another group of migrants--all of whom have already resettled... 2015
Sherally Munshi You Will See My Family Became So American: Toward a Minor Comparativism 63 American Journal of Comparative Law 655 (Summer 2015) How does the appearance of racial difference shape our view of citizenship and national identity? This Article seeks to address that question by examining two early twentieth-century cases involving the naturalization of Indian immigrants to the United States. In United States v. Bhagat Singh Thind (1923), the Supreme Court determined that Hindus... 2015
Mariela Olivares Battered by Law: the Political Subordination of Immigrant Women 64 American University Law Review 231 (December, 2014) The Article explores the state of immigrant battered women in the United States, focusing on how their identity as a politically and culturally marginalized community impacts the measure of help that they receive. Specifically, the Article examines the 2012-2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) reauthorization debate as an example of how... 2014
Adina B. Appelbaum Challenging Crimmigration: Applying Padilla Negotiation Strategies Outside the Criminal Courtroom 6 Georgetown Journal of Law & Modern Critical Race Perspectives 217 (Fall, 2014) Crimmigration, the nexus of criminal and immigration law, means that each year, hundreds of thousands of noncitizens are arrested for minor or nonviolent crimes, convicted in criminal court, placed in immigration court deportation proceedings, and deported. The U.S. government has criminalized immigrants at an increasing rate over time, and law... 2014
Jayesh M. Rathod Distilling Americans: the Legacy of Prohibition on U.s. Immigration Law 51 Houston Law Review 781 (Winter, 2014) Since the early twentieth century, federal immigration law has targeted noncitizens believed to engage in excessive alcohol consumption by prohibiting their entry or limiting their ability to obtain citizenship and other benefits. The first specific mention of alcohol-related behavior appeared in the Immigration Act of 1917, which called for the... 2014
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