Kevin Johnson Immigration

Kevin R. Johnson is Dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Professor of Chicana/o Studies at the University of California Davis School of Law. 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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08.18.15 The “sock removal” case continues: Mellouli v. Lynch and compliance with the Court’s mandate
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 analysis: 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
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