The CILPJ engages in legal and policy research to examine ways that immigration and citizenship laws define rights and privileges of immigrants and their families. It also highlights the scholarships of CILPJ faculty that explore questions of immigration and citizenship laws and policies.
We at the Center for Immigration Law, Policy and Justice (“Center for Immigration Law”) are extremely pleased with the Supreme Court’s opinion on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of California, 591 U.S. __ (2020), the majority of the Supreme Court held that the federal government’s rescission of DACA was “arbitrary and capricious.” It recognized that DACA was a policy that did more than provide deferred action, but also provided benefits such as allowing DACA recipients to work. By arbitrarily revoking DACA, the federal government failed to consider DACA recipients’ legitimate reliable interests on the policy. This historic […]
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Watch Rutgers Law School Professor and CILPJ Director Rose Cuison Villazor, on CNN again with Brooke Baldwin yesterday reacting to the 6th migrant child’s death in U.S. custody.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Watch Rutgers Law School Professor and CILPJ Director Rose Cuison Villazor, on with CNN‘s Brooke Baldwin yesterday critiquing Trump’s “merit-based” immigration plan.