Co-produced with the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin
A confluence of change
Each president is given broad legal authority to act on immigration, and the several recent administrations have made sweeping changes. Immigration in the Modern Era will examine the executive branch’s power in shaping American immigration policy. Ray Feliz, Roberto Cordova Guerra, and Aissa Olivarez will provide a brief history of policy changes under Presidents Obama and Trump, then pivot to what to watch for during the Biden administration.
- Significant policy changes from the last decade
- How federal judges are interpreting and responding to challenges to current policy
- The status and implications of proposed legislation addressing immigration reform
Examining the consequences
Changes in immigration law ripple through a community, affecting education, employment, rental and sale of property, and more. Explore how policy changes affect Wisconsin’s urban and rural areas differently. Discuss how anticipated legislative remedies could stabilize the U.S.’s immigration policy.
Receive clarity in a rapidly changing area of law with help from Immigration in the Modern Era.