Immigration Law

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Whistleblowers Say CBP Knowingly Broke The Law As It Turned Back Asylum-Seekers
Posted on 23 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Max Rivlin-Nadler, KPBS, Sept. 18, 2020 "A new filing in federal court claims that Customs and Border Protection knew it was breaking the law when it began turning away asylum-seekers at the southern border. The filings are part of a class-action... Read More

Tags: mpp , metering , asylum , border

Asylum 'Metering' Lawsuit Moves Forward
Posted on 31 Jul 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CCR, July 30, 2019 "A federal district court has rejected the government’s second attempt to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's unlawful turnbacks of asylum seekers who present themselves at ports of entry along... Read More

What ‘Metering’ Really Looks Like in South Texas
Posted on 18 Jul 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stephanie Leutert, Lawfare, July 17, 2019 "Thirty-two Cubans line the international bridge connecting Roma, Texas, with Ciudad Miguel Alemán, Tamaulipas. The Cubans sit one after another on the Mexican side of the bridge, checking their... Read More

Asylum Processing and Waitlists at the U.S.-Mexico Border (Dec. 2018)
Posted on 11 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Robert Strauss Center, Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, Migration Policy Centre, December 2018 "For more than two years, CBP has implemented "metering" procedures for asylum seekers in multiple ports of entry across the U.S.-Mexico border... Read More