Category Archives: Immigration Law

Jennifer Lee Koh, Rethinking Removability

Removability, in the context of immigration law, refers to the government’s legal authority to seek deportation for violations of the federal immigration statute. Removability matters now more than ever before, both for individuals facing possible deportation as well as for the many governmental institutions … Continue reading

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Richard A. Epstein, Dunwody Distinguished Lecture in Law: The Constitutional Paradox of the Durbin Amendment: How Monopolies are Offered Constitutional Protections Denied to Competitive Firms

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1307 (2011)| | | | The Durbin Amendment is the first of the major provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act to have been implemented-but only after it withstood a constitutional challenge on the basis of the Takings … Continue reading

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Kit Johnson, The Wonderful World of Disney Visas

63 Fla. L. Rev. 915 (2011)|  | | ARTICLE :: International workers play an important role in perpetuating the carefully crafted fantasy that to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is to be transported to far-off destinations around … Continue reading

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Heather Reynolds, Irreconcilable Regulations: Why the Sun Has Set on the Cuban Adjustment Act in Florida

63 Fla. L. Rev. 1013 (2011)|  | | NOTE :: Just past midnight, four Cubans walked off the beach in the dark and began to wade through warm waves out into the Florida Straits. They walked nearly a mile in waist-high … Continue reading

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Solangel Maldonado, Illegitimate Harm: Law, Stigma, and Discrimination Against Nonmarital Children

63 Fla. L. Rev. 345 (2011)| |  | | ABSTRACT :: No one would dispute that for most of U.S. history, nonmarital children suffered significant legal and societal discrimination. Although many individuals believe that the legal disadvantages attached to “illegitimate” status … Continue reading

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Andres Healy, Adjudicators, Not Legislators: Eleventh Circuit Declines Opportunity to “Breathe Further Life” Into § 212(c) Deportation Relief

62 Fla. L. Rev. 559 (2010) | | | | CASE COMMENT :: As a boy, De la Rosa had come to the United States from the Dominican Republic in search of a better life. Over the next twenty years, … Continue reading

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