Uncooperative Cooperative Federalism: What U.S. State Sovereignty Hawks Can Learn from E.U. Immigration Enforcement

Author:Nathan H. Golden
Position::University of Iowa College of Law

This article compares the U.S. and E.U.’s immigration enforcement regimes as a means of assessing the success of the commandeering doctrine. Under the commandeering doctrine, the federal government may not order around state or local officials, even in areas of exclusive federal jurisdiction. The doctrine is generally viewed as protecting state sovereignty at the expense of federal policy... (see full summary)

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