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Cambridge University Press, Feminist Judgments: Rewritten Immigration Law Opinions, Rewritten Opinion of Plyler v. Doe (forthcoming 2023)


Discretion and Disobedience in the Chinese Exclusion Era, Asian American Law Journal at Berkeley, (2022)

The Decitizenship of Asian American Women, (w. Margaret Hu), Colorado Law Review, (2022)


In Expert Defense of DACA (w. Kevin Johnson), Immigration and Nationality Law Review (2021) 

"The Case Against Chevron Deference in Immigration Adjudication, (w. Chris Walker), Duke Law Journal (2021)

"Darkside Discretion in Immigration Cases," 72 Admin. L. Rev. 3 (2020).

"Migration and the American Dream" (in Routledge Handbook of the American Dream), (2021)

"Immigration Litigation in the Time of Trump," 53 UC Davis L. Rev. Online 121 (2019).

"Americans in Waiting: Finding Solutions for Long Term Residents," 46 J. Legis. 29 (2019).

"National Security, Immigration and the Muslim Bans,"  75 WASH. & LEE L. REV. 1475 (2018).


"Immigration Enforcement and the Future of Discretion," 23 Roger Williams University Law Review 2 (2018).

"Is Immigration Law National Security Law?," 66 Emory Law Journal 669 (2017).


"Beyond Deportation: Understanding Immigration Prosecutorial Discretion and United States v. Texas," 36 IMMGR. & NAT'LITY L. REV. 94 (2015).


"Demystifying Work Authorization and Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases," Colum. J. Race & L. 1 (2016).

"The Aftermath of United States v. Texas: Rediscovering Deferred Action," Notice and Comment, Yale Journal on Regulation (2016).

"The President and Deportation: DACA, DAPA, and the Sources and Limits of Executive Authority - Response to Hiroshi Motomura," Washburn Law Journal (2016). 

"Remarks on Executive Action and Immigration Reform," Case W. Res. Journal of International Law 48 (2016).

The History of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law,” Amer Univ L. Rev. Vol 64.5 (2015).​


The Rise of Speed Deportation and the Role of Discretion,” 5 Colum. J. Race & L. 1 (2015).


Immigration Remarks for the 10th Annual Wiley A. Branton Symposium,” Vol. 57 No. 3 HOW. L.J. (2014).

My Great FOIA Adventure and Discoveries of Deferred Action Cases at ICE,” 27 Geo. Immig. L.J. (2013).

In Defense of DACA, Deferred Action, and the DREAM Act,” 91 Texas L. Rev. SEE ALSO 59  (2013).

The Immigration Prosecutor and the Judge: Examining the Role of the Judiciary in Prosecutorial Discretion Decisions,” 16 Harv. Latino L. Rev.  39 (2013).

Sharing Secrets: Examining Deferred Action and Transparency in Immigration Law,” 10 U. N. H. L. Rev. 1 (2012).

Business As Usual: Immigration and the National Security Exception,” 114 Penn State L. Rev. 1485 (2010).

The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Law,” 9 Connecticut Pub. Int. L. J. 243 (2010) (reprinted in Immigration and Nationality Law Review, William S. Hein & Co.).

Under Arrest: Immigrants’ Rights and the Rule of Law,” 38 U. Memphis L. Rev. 853 (2008).

The Policy and Politics of Immigrant Rights,” 16 Temple Pol. & Civil Rts. L. Rev. 387 (2007).

Immigration: Mind Over Matter,” 5 U. Md. L. J. on Race, Religion, Gender & Class 201 (2006).


"Immigration in the Time of COVID-19" (in the book "Law in the Time of COVID-19"), Columbia Law School (2020).

"Banning Immigrants," (w. Mahsa Khanbabai), ABA Human Rights Magazine (2020). 

Carolina Academic Press, Book Chapter, "Dreams Deferred: Deferred Action, Prosecutorial Discretion, and the Vexing Case(s) of DREAM Act Students"in Law Professor and Accidental Historian (2017).

American Bar Association, “Who are the Players in Immigration Law?” in What Every Lawyer Should Know About Immigration Law  (2012).

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American Immigration Lawyers Association, Prosecutorial Discretion, Practice Advisory (w. A. Gallagher and A. Nunez) (2017).

American Immigration Lawyers Association, The Long and Winding Road of Prosecutorial Discretion, Practice Advisory (w. L. Wildes and P. Taurel) (2015).

"Immigration Law’s Catch-22: The Case for Removing the Three and Ten-Year Bars,” in LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Immigration Law  (LexisNexis, November 2014).

Reflections on Prosecutorial Discretion One Year After the Morton Memo,” in Emerging Issues Analysis (LexisNexis, June 2012).

Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Agencies: A Year in Review,” in Emerging Issues Analysis (LexisNexis, January 2012).

Immigration Policy Center, The Morton Memo and Prosecutorial Discretion: An Overview, (July 2011).

Immigration Policy Center, American Immigration Council, Reading the Morton Memo: Federal Priorities and Prosecutorial Discretion, (December 2010).

"Letter to Lahore," The Subcontinental Vol. 1, Issue 3 (2004) (with Sin Yen Ling).

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