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Huyen Pham
Professor of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

 


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J.D. cum laude Harvard Law School.

A.B. magna cum laude Harvard College.

Courses:
Immigration Law
Criminal Law
Administrative Law
Refugee & Asylum Law


Research Interests:

Federal-Local Roles in Immigration Law
Immigration Law Enforcement
Immigration and Criminal Law

 

 

 

 

Law Review Articles:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Measuring the Climate for Immigrants:  A State-by-State Analysis (Invited), with Van Pham, in Illegals in the Backyard:  State and Local Regulation of Immigration Policy (edited by G. Jack Chin and Carissa Hessick), NYU Press (forthcoming 2012). 

 

The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, with Van Pham, 32 Cardozo Law Review 485 (2010).

 

 

When Immigration Borders Move, 61 Florida Law Review 1115 (2009).

 

 

Problems Facing the First Generation of Local Immigration Laws, 36 Hofstra Law Review 1303 (2008) (invited symposium piece).

 

 

The Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws, 96 Georgetown Law Journal 777 (2008).

 

 

The Constitutional Right Not to Cooperate? Local Sovereignty and the Federal Immigration Power, 74 University of Cincinnati Law Review 1373 (2006).

The Inherent Flaws in the Inherent Authority Position: Why Inviting Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws Violates the Constitution, 31 Florida State University Law Review 965 (2004).

 

 

 

 

Other Publications: 

 

 

Non-Citizens and State Regulation (Equal Protection), ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES (Macmillan Reference USA 2008)

The Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws (summary for Legal Perspectives column), THE WESLEYAN LAWYER (Spring 2007)

Huyen Pham & Van Pham, op-ed:  There’s No Such Thing as Free Trade: Vietnamese Catfish Off the Free-Market Table, CHICAGO TRIBUNE A25 (June 20, 2003)

Huyen Pham & Van Pham, op-ed:  Fishy Business, ASIA TIMES (online) (Feb. 22, 2003); SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE B9 (Feb. 25, 2003), and MOBILE REGISTER 1D (July 20, 2003)

Michael Greco and Huyen Pham, Malpractice Liability of Attorneys to Nonclients, Malpractice Claims Against Lawyers:  Theories, Defenses, Strategies and Tactics (Mass. CLE, Inc. 1998)

 

 

Presentations and Interviews:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Presenter, The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty, James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (March 5, 2010).

Presenter (invited), The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Symposium on Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, MI (Feb. 5, 2010).

Moderator, Immigrants and Immigrant Workers in the New Orleans Area, American Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (Jan. 6, 2010).

Presenter (invited), The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX  (Nov. 30, 2009).

Presenter (invited), The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, FL (Nov. 13, 2009).

Presenter (invited), The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Perspectives on Justice Symposium, University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, SC (Oct. 31, 2009).

Presenter, The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Fourteenth Annual LatCrit Conference, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C. (Oct. 2, 2009).

 Presenter, The Economic Impact of Local Immigration Regulation:  An Empirical Analysis, Hofstra Law School Emerging Immigration Scholars Workshop, Hempstead, NY (July 17, 2009).

Interviewed, Agent Accused of Sexual Assault, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (June 11, 2009).

Presenter, When Immigration Borders Move, Stetson University College of Law Faculty Exchange, Gulfport, FL (Feb. 26, 2009).

Interviewed, Survey of Asian American Law Faculty, Diverse Issues in Higher Education Magazine (Feb. 23, 2009).

Commentator, Immigration Outside the Law by Professor Hiroshi Motomura, SMU Colloquium on Law & Citizenship, SMU Dedham School of Law, Dallas, TX (Nov. 19, 2008).

Interviewed, Mexican Police Chiefs Flee to U.S. for Safety, Dallas Morning News (May 14, 2008).

Interviewed, Polygamists Erred When They Messed with Texas, Reuters News Service, published by the New York Times (May 1, 2008).

Interviewed, Dallas DA Says He'll Lobby for Changes in Law, Fort Worth Star Telegram (April 30, 2008).

Presenter (invited plenary speaker), Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws:  The Implications for Missouri, Cambio de Colores Conference, Latinos in Missouri:  Uniting Cultures, Columbia, MO (April 7, 2008).

Presenter (invited), Analyzing the "Success" of Local Immigration Laws, Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law Symposium, What about Federalism?  States' Rights and the New State Immigration Laws, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK (March 7, 2008).

Presenter (invited), When Immigration Borders Move: the Implications for Citizenship, Membership, and Community, Immigration Crucible Spring Speaker Series, University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, NY, Feb. 22, 2008.

Presenter (invited), Lessons Learned from the First Generation of Local Immigration Enforcement Laws. Local Dimensions of Immigration Conference, Hofstra Law School, Long Island, NY, Nov. 8-9, 2007.

Presenter, When Immigration Borders Move: the Implications for Citizenship, Membership, and Community, Fourth Annual Gloucester Summer Legal Conference: Law and Justice in the Age of Globalization, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, England, July 19-21, 2007.

Presenter, When Immigration Borders Move: the Implications for Citizenship, Membership, and Community, Law and Society Association, International Meeting on Law and Society in the 21st Century, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, July 25-28, 2007.

Presenter, The Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws, 13th Annual Conference on Asian Pacific American Faculty, William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, MN, April 27-28, 2007.

Presenter (invited), The Private Enforcement of Immigration Laws, SMU Junior Faculty Workshop, SMU Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX, Jan. 26, 2007.

Interviewed, Texas Penal Code § 21.12 (Improper Relationship Between Educator and Student), KRLD Radio, Jan. 24, 2007.

Presenter, The Constitutional Right Not to Cooperate? Local Sovereignty and the Federal Immigration Power, Merging Immigration and Crime Control: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, NY, April 29, 2006.

Presenter, The Constitutional Right Not to Cooperate? Local Sovereignty and the Federal Immigration Power, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, SC, July 20, 2005.

 

Interviewed, Immigrants' Rights (television interview for KOMU's "Fusing Cultures" series, June 2005).

 

 

Presenter, The Criminalization of Immigration Law, Cambio de Colores Conference, Latinos in Missouri: Connecting Research to Policy and Practice, Columbia, MO, March 31, 2005.

 

 

Guest Speaker, Immigration Issues Affecting Latino Communities in Missouri and Nationwide (guest speaker in Latino/a Immigrants and Receiving Communities class, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Social Work, December 6, 2004).

 

 

Presenter, The Constitutional Right Not to Cooperate? Local Sovereignty and the Federal Immigration Power, Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty, E. Lansing, MI, Sept. 25, 2004.

 

 

Presenter, The Policy and Legal Problems with Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws (presented at plenary session, Cambio de Colores Conference, Latinos in Missouri: Gateway to a New Community, March 11, 2004).

 

 

Presenter, The Inherent Flaws of the Inherent Authority Position: Why Inviting Local Enforcement of Immigration Laws Violates the Constitution, Conference of Asian Pacific American Law Faculty, Seattle, WA, March 21, 2003.

 

 

Presenter, The Impact of the Hoffman Case on Litigation of Undocumented Workers (presented at Cambio de Colores, Latinos in Missouri: Neighbors in Urban and Rural Communities, March 13, 2003).