Under Arrest: Immigrants' Rights and the Rule of Law
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law
University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 853, 2008
The discussion is broken down into four parts. First, I will review some basic historical points and terminology. Second, I will describe some of the government's immigration enforcement policies following the comprehensive immigration reform ("CIR") debate and the human consequences and concerns behind such policies. Third, I will describe the relevant legal authorities for arresting and detaining noncitizens. Finally, I will provide some recommendations for moving forward.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 40
Date posted: February 20, 2009