Posts by David Fisher

David Fisher ’15 is a UT Law 2L and Energy Center Fellow. His research interests focus on the intersection of environmental and human rights law. Through fellowships from the Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, he has interned at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and will be interning this summer at Yale Legal Services.

Immigration Reform vs. Environmental Protection: The Border Wall and DHS’s Waiver Power

Almost a year has gone by since the Senate passed its most recent comprehensive immigration bill.  In that time, the House has not considered the legislation, though a range of politicians and stakeholder groups have continued to press vigorously for comprehensive reform. The bill—S.B. 744—included allocations for enhanced border security, and called for the construction… Full Story