In 2001, the New York Court of Appeals unanimously ruled, in Aliessa v. Novello, that it was unconstitutional for New York State to bar immigrants who lawfully reside in the United States from receiving state-funded Medicaid benefits.
Scholars discuss the most significant immigration-related cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, their ramifications, and what to expect in 2020.
“The reason we cannot get anything done that is constructive in the immigration field is because the American politician has no fear of the non-US citizen. There is no political system for us; only promises, no action.” - Donald Anthonyson
Migrant children fleeing violence in their native countries have experienced severe psychological trauma before and after entering the country when we separated them from their families and placed them in detention facilities, and some families remain separated.