Recent Faculty Scholarship

Following is a sample of scholarship recently produced by members of the College of Law's faculty. Readers may follow the link provided within each posting to download a copy of the entire paper. For a more complete list of faculty scholarship, please visit the Faculty Bibliography. For access to all Iowa Law faculty scholarship that has been posted on the Social Science Research Network, please click here.

Professor Elias       

Comprehensive Immigration Reform(s): Immigration Regulation Beyond Our Borders

In this article, Professor Elias contrasts recent developments in immigration regulation in the United States with those in other countries with federal systems.  She concludes that any reform of our own immigration laws should permit states and localities to play a greater role in immigrant selection, a continued role in immigrant inclusion, and a more limited role in the enforcement of immigration laws that exclude immigrants from the country.  To read the article, click here and then press the “download this paper” button.

Posted on June 24, 2014