East Bay Sanctuary Covenant, et al., v. Barr et al., Case 3:19-cv-0407, N.D. Cal.
Associated Press, July 15, 2019
"The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico...
CLINIC, July 8, 2019
"Four young asylum seekers are suing the Department of Homeland Security saying that a new policy unlawfully limits their ability to seek asylum. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Maryland, the asylum applicants...
Debbie Nathan, The Intercept, June 28, 2019
"A TRUMP ADMINISTRATION program that banishes asylum-seekers to perilous Mexican border cities could expand exponentially — and disastrously — with a new plan to hold mass video proceedings...
Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post, June 27, 2019
"U.S. asylum officers slammed President Trump’s policy of forcing migrants to remain in Mexico while they await immigration hearings in the United States, urging a federal appeals court Wednesday...
Josiah Heyman, Jeremy Slack, and Daniel E. Martínez, June 21, 2019
"United States Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen allegedly hit an undocumented migrant with his truck in November 2017. In preparation for trial, federal prosecutors revealed...
Jenna Krajeski, The New Yorker, June 12, 2019
"[I]n June, 2018, the Board of Immigration Appeals, which reviews rulings made in immigration court, issued a two-to-one decision denying Ana’s most recent request to stay in the U.S. The judges...
Francie Diep, Pacific Standard, June 7, 2019
"It used to be that, to help refugees prepare to meet with a government officer who will decide whether they qualify for asylum, immigration lawyers would look up the documents that the government used...
ABA, May 31, 2019
"The American Bar Association is deeply disturbed by reports that hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in the United States are being held by the U.S. Border Patrol in violation of the law and federal policies.
Andrew Patterson, May 29, 2019
"Asylum seekers who have passed their credible fear interviews—those whom immigration officers find have viable asylum claims—may no longer have access to an important protection against prolonged imprisonment...
Roger Cohen, New York Times, May 10, 2019
"... Pablo told me about the hunger and fear on the weeklong road to the border. Meager rice and beans offered once a day. Being herded this way and that by coyotes — the smugglers he’d paid...
Dara Lind, Vox, May 2, 2019
"The first time that one immigration officer interviewed an asylum seeker under new Trump administration protocols, the officer went back to their hotel room, turned up the shower as hot as it would go, and tried to...
TRAC, Apr. 23, 2019
"... It appears that the government itself does not actually know what happens to those it arrests at the border. It admits it lacks the ability to reliably follow cases when they pass from one agency of DHS to another - such...
Paul W. Schmidt, Apr. 22, 2019
In re Diaz-Rivas v. U.S. Att’y Gen., 11th Cir., 04-18-19, unpublished , Jordan, Circuit Judge, concurring and dissenting.
"In truth, this well-documented family-based persecution case should have been granted...
Sophia Genovese, Apr. 23, 2019
"The Attorney General cannot selectively choose when to apply the rule of law. Yet when it comes to immigrants, the government feels emboldened to ignore the constitutional protections that are afforded to immigrants...