Kevin Johnson Immigration

Kevin R. Johnson is Dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law, and Professor of Chicana/o Studies at UC Davis School of Law. Dean Johnson has published extensively on immigration law and policy, racial identity, and civil rights. Published in 1999, his book How Did You Get to Be Mexican? A White/Brown Man’s Search for Identity was nominated for the 2000 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award. Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink its Borders and Immigration Laws (2007), one of his most recent books, has influenced the national debate over immigration reform.

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06.15.15 Opinion analysis: Limited judicial review of consular officer visa decisions – foreshadowing the result in the same-sex marriage case?
06.01.15 Opinion analysis: Court rejects removal based on misdemeanor drug paraphernalia conviction
02.24.15 Argument analysis: Review of consular visa decisions for the twenty-first century
02.18.15 Argument preview: The doctrine of consular non-reviewability – historical relic or good law?
01.15.15 Argument recap: Mellouli v. Holder and removal for a misdemeanor drug paraphernalia (sock) conviction
01.02.15 Argument preview: Removal for a misdemeanor “drug paraphernalia” conviction
06.09.14 Opinion analysis: Another stop at the Chevron station and deference to the BIA
12.11.13 Argument recap: Another immigration case? Another argument about statutory interpretation and agency deference
12.05.13 Argument preview: Deference to agency interpretations of the immigration laws
02.21.13 Opinion recap: Court refuses to apply Padilla v. Kentucky retroactively
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  • Peabody Award

    Awarded the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media.

    Awarded the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media.

  • Sigma Delta Chi

    Sigma Delta Chi

    Awarded the Sigma Delta Chi deadline reporting award for online coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.

  • National Press Club Award

    National Press Club Award

    Awarded the National Press Club's Breaking News Award for coverage of the Affordable Care Act decision.

  • Silver Gavel Award

    Silver Gavel Award

    Awarded the Silver Gavel Award by the American Bar Association for fostering the American public’s understanding of the law and the legal system.

  • American Gavel Award

    American Gavel Award

    Awarded the American Gavel Award for Distinguished Reporting About the Judiciary to recognize the highest standards of reporting about courts and the justice system.

  • Webby Award

    Webby Award

    Awarded the Webby Award for excellence on the internet.

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