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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10.04.17 Argument analysis: Justices seem primed to find constitutional limits on the detention of immigrants
10.03.17 Argument analysis: Faithful to Scalia, Gorsuch may be deciding vote for immigrant
09.26.17 Argument preview: The constitutionality of mandatory and lengthy immigrant detention without a bond hearing
09.25.17 Argument preview: Criminal removal – Is “crime of violence” void for vagueness?
06.26.17 No decision in two immigration-enforcement cases
05.30.17 Opinion analysis: Justices continue to apply ordinary modes of statutory interpretation to the U.S. immigration laws
02.27.17 Argument analysis: Justices divided on meaning of “sexual abuse of a minor” for removal purposes
02.21.17 Argument preview: Removal of an immigrant for “sexual abuse of a minor”
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
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