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Dean Johnson weighs in for media about plans to rid 'alien' from U.S., state laws

News Posted on March 1, 2021

Dean Kevin R. Johnson wrote a piece for The Conversation about the Biden administration’s plan to eliminate the term “alien” from U.S. immigration laws. Johnson’s op-ed also ran in the Houston Chronicle, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer and Minnesota Lawyer. Read the Conversation op-ed.

Johnson also weighed in for The Sacramento Bee about a new California Assembly bill that aims to ban ‘alien’ from state laws. Read the Bee story.

Kevin R. Johnson is the law school’s dean, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and professor of Chicana/o studies at UC Davis. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the fields of immigration law and policy, refugee law, and civil rights.