When Two Wrongs Make a Right: Deferred Action and the Rule of Law - A Response to Hiroshi Motomura

17 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last revised: 29 Sep 2016

Date Written: November 21, 2015

Abstract

In this Essay responding to Hiroshi Motomura's Foulston Siefkin Lecture at the Washburn University School of Law, I explore the question of when and whether categorical grants of deferred action to unauthorized immigrants can promote, rather than undermine, rule of law values.

Keywords: immigration, deferred action, rule of law, prosecutorial discretion, unauthorized immigrants

Suggested Citation

Frost, Amanda, When Two Wrongs Make a Right: Deferred Action and the Rule of Law - A Response to Hiroshi Motomura (November 21, 2015). 55 Washburn L.J. 101 (2015), Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2798958, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2016-29, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2798958

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