DHS, Aug. 17, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today announced a new Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Case Management Pilot Program (CMPP), which will provide voluntary case management and other services to ensure that noncitizens...
Jennifer Doherty, Law360, Aug. 2, 2021
"DHS' recent defense of another Trump administration rule, modifying the H-1B visa program for highly skilled workers to prioritize applicants with more lucrative job offers in the U.S., also caught [Cornell...
DHS, June 2, 2021
"Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis R. McDonough announced a new initiative to support our Nation’s noncitizen service members, veterans, and the immediate...
Dan Berger, Steve Yale-Loehr, Doug Rand, Leon Rodriguez, Lindsay Milliken, Kelli Duehning, Megan Kludt, Jeff Goldman, and Michael Serotte, May 20, 2021
"In 2014, then-Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Jeh Johnson issued a memo...
Austin Landis, Spectrum News, Mar. 12, 2021
"On Friday, the Biden administration officially ended an information sharing agreement between Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the agencies caring for unaccompanied children who cross the...
Over 120 law professors and experts, Feb. 2, 2021
"On Day 1 of the Biden-Harris administration, the White House and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an Executive Order and a memorandum intending to restore the use of humane and...
Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Jan. 15, 2021
"The Department of Homeland Security has signed agreements with multiple jurisdictions, including the state of Arizona, that appear to be an unusual effort to hamstring the incoming Biden administration’s...
Shaun Courtney and Genevieve Douglas, Bloomberg Government, Jan. 14, 2021
"Chad Wolf may no longer be the acting secretary of the Homeland Security Department, but he is still serving as a DHS political appointee and using newly delegated authorities...
DHS OIG, Oct. 27, 2020
"In May 2018, DHS and CBP leaders anticipated an increase in undocumented aliens seeking entry at the southern border. In response, the leaders urged undocumented aliens seeking protection under U.S. asylum laws (“asylum...
DHS, Oct. 27, 2020
"Acting DHS Secretary Chad F. Wolf released the following statement on the announcement of Luke Bellocchi as the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Ombudsman for Immigration Detention.
“Today, I am pleased...
Alyssa Aquino, Law360, Oct. 21, 2020 (subscription)
"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned Wednesday that universities could face penalties for approving international students' work placements that violate training program requirements...
Angelo A. Paparelli, Oct. 13, 2020
Immigration Rush to Judgment – No Good Cause for New H-1B Rules in a Hurry
" The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) last week affirmed the truth of the Upton Sinclair...
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democratic Staff Report, Oct. 13, 2020
Michelle Hackman, José de Córdoba, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 13, 2020
"U.S. border agents working in Guatemala detained Honduran migrants intending to make...
Prof. Susan Gzesh, Sept. 16, 2020
"Earlier this month, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Whistleblower Brian Murphy’s complaint received substantial news coverage for his revelations about pressures from the White House to repress or...
MALDEF, Sept. 11, 2020
"Civil rights organizations have filed a motion for summary judgement in a lawsuit that seeks to block the Trump administration from unlawfully implementing new limits on DACA, according to papers filed in federal court today...