Research Immigration Policy in HeinOnline

Exploring HeinOnline, Immigration
Shannon Sabo

Immigration has historically been a polarizing issue, arguably never more so than in today’s political climate. The purpose of this post is to provide a quick tutorial on major aspects of immigration law, highlighting points which have received intense recent media coverage, including DACA, President Donald Trump’s travel ban, and the potential border wall between the United States and Mexico.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DACA is an American immigration policy allowing some individuals who entered the country as minors to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit…

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Immigration Law and Policy in the U.S.

Exploring HeinOnline, Immigration, Special Promotions
Shannon Sabo

Immigration has been a hot-button topic at nearly every Republican and Democratic debate. The candidates can't seem to agree on the best way to handle the estimated 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States and the continuous border crossing attempts made by others, many of whom are children trying to escape drug and gang violence. Those in favor of immigration reform argue that undocumented immigrants who have been in the United States since childhood deserve a path to citizenship, and believe many are an integral part of the workforce, especially in the agricultural industry. Opponents argue that Americans are put at risk because of weak borders and economic competition from immigrants, and that undocumented immigrants cost taxpayers billions of dollars each year…

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Use HeinOnline to Research the Issues Weighing on Today's World

Current Events, Exploring HeinOnline, Hot Topic News, Immigration
Shannon Sabo

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have parts of Belgium in a historical lockdown and the rest of the world on edge, and tensions are growing both domestically and globally. When the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility, heated debates about the admission of Syrian and other Middle Eastern refugees began worldwide. Conditions in war-torn Syria are such that millions of people are fleeing, some not surviving the journey to neighboring countries or Europe. For some, including key U.S. political figures, concern for the refugees' plight is outweighed by a fear of future acts of terror.

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