Author:  Helen Pihlstrom.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service has provided additional guidance on the implementation of the Supreme Court’s United States v. Windsor ruling, which invalidated part of the Defense of Marriage Act. In a Frequently Asked Questions, last updated on August 2, 2013, USCIS addresses in more detail how it will handle

The U.S. Supreme Court has taken another swipe at an Arizona statute that addresses the State’s response to illegal immigration.  In Arizona v. Intertribal Council of Arizona, Inc., No. 12-71 (June 17, 2013), the Court invalidated part of Arizona’s voter registration law, which required applicants to submit documentary evidence of citizenship when registering to vote

The Center for Immigration Studies has published a detailed analysis of state-level E-Verify policies. Sixteen states require E-Verify in some form. According to the CIS report, South Carolina’s audit process has been the most robust, making the compliance rate with its law high and more effective than laws in states that do not have an