Miller Mayer immigration attorney Steve Yale-Loehr was quoted by Baptist News Global in “America’s Economy Urgently Needs More Immigrant Labor, Experts Explain.” Noting that the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are areas where the United States could use a boost of immigrants, Mr. Yale-Loehr commented that the Biden administration’s shift in federal policy to make it easier for STEM scholars to work in the United States is a good first step, “but we must do more to address existing backlogs. So many workers have to be laid off because their [work] permits have expired.” Read the full article here.
Steve was quoted by Vox in “Biden Is Defending Key Trump Immigration Policies in Court.” For the Biden administration, he said, defending some of the Trump administration’s most controversial immigration policies could be an attempt to preserve tools to manage the border, or they could mark an internal disagreement on righting the wrongs of the Trump era. “Every administration wants to have as much flexibility and discretion as it can on immigration because you never know what conditions will arise in the future,” he said. Read the full article here.
Steve was quoted by Law360 in “Breyer Leaves Legacy of Extending Constitution to Migrants.” The article noted that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, who announced his retirement after nearly three decades on the bench, leaves behind a legacy of influential legal opinions and dissents that sought to extend constitutional rights and protections to noncitizens. Mr. Yale-Loehr stated that Justice Breyer “did not always prevail in extending constitutional or statutory rights to noncitizens.” But “whether he won or lost, Justice Breyer showed a commitment to apply the Constitution to noncitizens.” Read the article here (registration required).