10 Questions from City Councils about Immigration

by brown-hofmeister

30-Apr-2014

Few issues in the United States are as contentious as illegal immigration. With immigration reform stalled in Congress, many state and local governments have attempted to fill the void, with results that are or may be either legally questionable or plainly unconstitutional. While immigration attorneys can assist individuals in understanding the “nuts and bolts” of immigration law, this paper will focus on the top 10 questions that city councils may ask their city attorneys about immigration law and the ability (or perhaps inability) of a city to address immigration issues.Few issues in the United States are as contentious as illegal immigration. With immigration reform stalled in Congress, many state and local governments have attempted to fill the void, with results that are or may be either legally questionable or plainly unconstitutional. While immigration attorneys can assist individuals in understanding the “nuts and bolts” of immigration law, this paper will focus on the top 10 questions that city councils may ask their city attorneys about immigration law and the ability (or perhaps inability) of a city to address immigration issues.Few issues in the United States are as contentious as illegal immigration. With immigration reform stalled in Congress, many state and local governments have attempted to fill the void, with results that are or may be either legally questionable or plainly unconstitutional. While immigration attorneys can assist individuals in understanding the “nuts and bolts” of immigration law, this paper will focus on the top 10 questions that city councils may ask their city attorneys about immigration law and the ability (or perhaps inability) of a city to address immigration issues.Few issues in the United States are as contentious as illegal immigration. With immigration reform stalled in Congress, many state and local governments have attempted to fill the void, with results that are or may be either legally questionable or plainly unconstitutional. While immigration attorneys can assist individuals in understanding the “nuts and bolts” of immigration law, this paper will focus on the top 10 questions that city councils may ask their city attorneys about immigration law and the ability (or perhaps inability) of a city to address immigration issues.