The History of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law

19 Pages Posted: 13 May 2015

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Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park) – Penn State Law

Date Written: May 11, 2015

Abstract

This Article describes the historical role of prosecutorial discretion in immigration law and connects this history to select executive actions announced by President Obama on November 20, 2014.

Keywords: immigration law, prosecutorial discretion

Suggested Citation

Wadhia, Shoba Sivaprasad, The History of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law (May 11, 2015). American University Law Review, Vol. 64, 2015, Penn State Law Research Paper No. 6, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2605164

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