California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Aug. 15, 2019
"California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today led a multistate coalition in filing a comment letter opposing the Trump Administration’s...
Ilyce Shugall, Aug. 4, 2019
"I have been an immigration lawyer dedicated to fairness and due process for immigrants my entire career. In 2015, convinced that my 18 years of experience as an advocate would make me a good immigration judge, I applied...
NIJC, Aug. 2, 2019
"The federal District Court for the District of Columbia today ruled in O.A. v. Trump that the Trump Administration cannot bar refugees from asylum for crossing between ports of entry. The suit was brought by the Capital Area...
Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition, July 16, 2019
"The Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition is proud to be a plaintiff and co-counsel in a new lawsuit challenging President Trump’s rule barring asylum...
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...
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...
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...
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2019
"... I have determined to extend the suspension and limitation, as set forth below, on entry into the United States through the southern border established by Proclamation 9822 and extended...
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...
White House, Apr. 29, 2019
"Presidential Memorandum on Additional Measures to Enhance Border Security and Restore Integrity to Our Immigration System
April 29, 2019
MEMORANDUM FOR THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY
CLINIC, Apr. 24, 2019
" ... [M]etering at the border continues and has resulted in thousands of individuals seeking asylum under U.S. law (“U.S. asylum seekers”) stranded on the Mexican side of the border. Practitioners should therefore...
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...
Sophia Genovese, Feb. 3, 2019
"Following the law should not be a radical idea. Yet the governments of the United States and Mexico somehow find advocacy for the codified rights of asylum seekers reprehensible.
I travelled to Tijuana in mid-January...
Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman, Jan. 25, 2019
"Since the Trump era began more than two years ago with the election of 2016, the administration has put into place an increasingly draconian legal regime of restrictions against immigrants. Navigating these...