Biden would rely more on his own discretion to protect immigrants. Warren, Sanders and Buttigieg want more lasting, structural changes. (UPDATED WITH REVISED GRADES.)

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LAS VEGAS — They all say they want to welcome immigrants to the United States. They all have detailed immigration plans. And they’ve all staged events to talk about immigration and have their photos taken with immigrants. But do the plans published by Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren actually live up to their rhetoric?

Sort of. Some better than others.

I teach immigration law at the only law school in Nevada, which…

Michael Kagan

Michael Kagan is Joyce Mack Professor of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he directs the UNLV Immigration Clinic. Twitter: @MichaelGKagan

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