Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia has appeared on national television and radio stations, including MSNBC and C-SPAN, and has been quoted or featured by international, national and local publications, including The Hill, National Law Journal, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, NBC News, Associated Press and The Economist Blog, among others.
Obama: "We Are a Nation of Immigrants"
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, MSNBC (11/20/14) - Wadhia discusses prosecutorial discretion in response to President Obama's speech announcing the executive action on immigration.
Going in Alone: Presidential Power and the DAPA Debate
American Constitution Society (6/12/15) - Wadhia discusses the the implications of the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program, which would defer deportation for the undocumented immigrant parents of U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents.
Challenges to Executive Actions
C-SPAN2 (1/5/15) - Wadhia discusses the Deferred Action for Early Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by the Department of Homeland Security to exercise prosecutorial discretion in favor of certain undocumented youths who came to the United States as children.
Immigration Law and Executive Power
C-SPAN (8/22/14) - Wadhia discusses executive branch powers regarding immigration law, the politics of immigration, the concept of prosecutorial discretion and possible Obama administration actions to defer deportations.