Emily Cadei, Sacramento Bee, Apr. 18, 2019
"The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda on Thursday, rejecting the administration’s bid to block two California “sanctuary”...
According to FY2018 DOS statistics , "DOS rejected 13,450 applications for immigrant visas in FY2018 based on a determination that the applicant could become a "public charge," a 316 percent increase from FY2017 when it denied 3,237 applications...
Betsy Woodruff, Daily Beast, Apr. 15, 2019
"Under President Donald Trump, ICE—the law enforcement agency that arrests and deports undocumented immigrants—has quietly grown closer to at least one of America’s intelligence agencies...
NIPNLG, Apr. 12, 2019
" In a victory for due process and a blow to Trump’s racially-biased, anti-immigrant policies, yesterday, federal district judge William F. Kuntz II issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s...
Dara Lind, Vox, Apr. 11, 2019
"...What’s happening at the border is the result of a regional crisis in which — if current rates continue — close to 1 percent of the entire population of Guatemala and Honduras will attempt to immigrate...
Matt Kwong, CBC News, Apr. 9, 2019
"[F]or Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration-law professor at Cornell University , Nielsen was far from soft on immigration.
"Secretary Nielsen will be perceived as the most hardline [Homeland Security] secretary...
ACLU, Apr. 8, 2019
"A federal court has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s new policy that forced asylum seekers to return to Mexico and remain there while their cases are considered.
The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern...
NYT, Apr. 7, 2019
"Kirstjen Nielsen, the homeland security secretary, resigned on Sunday after meeting with President Trump, ending a tumultuous tenure in charge of the border security agency that had made her the target of the president’s...
John Fritze, USA Today, Apr. 3, 2019
"In the chaotic hours after President John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963, U.S. officials took an extraordinary step that would be considered only a handful of times in the decades that followed: They...
Editor's Note: This is the most important - and damning - exposé of the Immigration Courts to date. Please read every word.
Jeffrey S. Chase, Mar. 28, 2019
" The following is the transcript of my lecture on March 28, 2019 at Cornell...
White House, Mar. 28, 2019
"Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia (collectively, “Liberians”) have been eligible for either Temporary Protected Status (TPS...
Prof. Robert L. Tsai, Mar. 27, 2019
"At the time of the high court’s ruling, the key question was whether the policy was constitutional as written. But now, more than two years since Trump first issued the ban, the question isn’t simply...
Immigrants in the Military (Mar. 27, 2019, video)
Martin Garbus, The Nation, Mar. 26, 2019
"The detention center in Dilley is run by CoreCivic, a company that contributed $250,000 to President Trump’s inauguration. Another owner of detention centers, GEO, gave $225,000 to a Trump PAC prior...
T. Christian Miller, ProPublica, Mar. 25, 2019
"A law is supposed to protect property owners from lowball offers by the government when it takes land through eminent domain. But a letter shows how simple it is for officials to eviscerate what is...