Irina D. Manta

Irina D. Manta

Irina D. Manta is a professor of Law and director of the Center for Intellectual Property Law at Hofstra University. Her research examines the intersection between intellectual property law and social science, with a focus on psychology.

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Column: A long-running immigration problem: The government sometimes detains and deports U.S. citizens

By: and - July 10, 2019

We are law professors who have studied civil litigation involving citizenship disputes and thousands of cases involving citizens caught up in immigration cases. That includes the U.S. citizens who have been accidentally swept up in the government’s immigration enforcement efforts since the mid-19th century. In many cases, they have been detained and even deported. In […]