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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01.18.17 Argument analysis: Is the statutory phrase “crime of violence” in the immigration laws void for vagueness?
01.10.17 Argument preview: The void-for-vagueness doctrine applied to the U.S. immigration laws
12.15.16 Court issues supplemental briefing order in immigration case
12.01.16 Argument analysis: Immigrant detention and the Constitution
11.23.16 Argument preview: The constitutionality of immigrant detention
02.11.16 Symposium: United States v. Texas – The road to perpetual immigration gridlock?
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
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