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  • Paper: Courts check presidential powers over immigration policy

    Photo of U. of I. labor professor Michael LeRoy

    Research by Michael LeRoy, a professor of labor and employment relations at Illinois, indicates that presidential powers over immigration have been significantly hamstrung by the courts, with plaintiffs winning all or part of 89 percent of the rulings in cases that consider immigration orders that affect employment relationships.

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  • Editor’s notes: To contact Michael LeRoy, call 217-766-5012 (cell); email

    The paper “The President’s immigration powers: Migratory labor and racial animus” is available from the News Bureau.