CGRS, Aug. 8, 2022
" A federal judge has vacated the injunction that forced the government to revive the Trump-era Remain in Mexico policy, which the government concluded had inflicted “unjustifiable human costs.” This officially clears...
Prof. Peter Margulies, Lawfare, July 7, 2022
"In a 5-4 decision on June 30, the Supreme Court cleared away a major obstacle to the Biden administration ending the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” program (officially called...
Jessica Gresko, Elliot Spagat, Associated Press, July 1, 2022
"The Supreme Court said Thursday the Biden administration can scrap a Trump-era immigration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration courts, a victory...
Biden v. Texas - 20 F. 4th 928, reversed and remanded. ROBERTS, C. J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which BREYER, SOTOMAYOR, KAGAN, and KAVANAUGH, JJ., joined. KAVANAUGH, J., filed a concurring opinion. ALITO, J., filed a dissenting opinion...
Philip Marcelo, Amy Taxin, Associated Press, June 28, 2022
"The Biden administration, reacting to a federal court ruling in Texas, has suspended an order that had focused resources for the arrest and deportation of immigrants on those who are considered...
Yael Schacher, May 26, 2022
"... Refugees International has received hundreds of requests for help and information from asylum seekers in both Reynosa and Piedras Negras who wanted to understand what would happen on May 23. It has been difficult...
DHS, Apr. 21, 2022
"Today, the President will announce Uniting for Ukraine , a new streamlined process to provide Ukrainian citizens who have fled Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression opportunities to come to the United States, fulfilling...
Arizona v. Biden (Apr. 12, 2022)
"Last fall, the Secretary of Homeland Security issued a memorandum to his deputies outlining the Department’s immigration enforcement priorities and policies. Arizona, Montana, and Ohio filed this lawsuit...
Todd Miller, The Border Chronicle, Mar. 24, 2022
"In June 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a guide to determine the effectiveness and cost efficiency of the punishments meted out to unauthorized border-crossers. According to documents...
Arizona v. Biden
"It is hereby ORDERED that: 1. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 65(a), Defendants United States Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, in his official capacity as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, all their...
To be published and effective on Monday, Mar. 21, 2022 - Rescission of the Notice of July 23, 2019, Designating Aliens for Expedited Removal
"This Notice rescinds the July 23, 2019 Notice, Designating Aliens for Expedited Removal, which expanded...
Human Rights First, Mar. 16, 2022
"For two years, the U.S. government has illegally blocked and expelled people seeking refuge at the southern U.S. border despite U.S. laws and treaties created to protect them. Since March 20, 2020 , the U.S. Department...
The 21-page, Mar. 11, 2022 CDC Order is here .
The CDC Media Statement is here .
Reporting by Camilo Montoya-Galvez is here .
Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact, Mar 8, 2022
"In just under two years, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has carried out over 1.5 million rapid “expulsions” of asylum seekers and migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border...
Muzaffar Chishti and Julia Gelatt, MPI, Feb. 23, 2022
"The Biden administration is seeking to overhaul the U.S. immigration system, expanding protections to hundreds of thousands of immigrants and embarking on a plan to restructure the asylum process...