Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Sept. 13, 2019
"A U.S. Supreme Court decision this week allowing President Donald Trump's administration to proceed with a near complete ban on asylum across the southern border while the policy is litigated will...
Jared Council, Wall Street Journal, Sept. 10, 2019
"A global group focused on artificial intelligence is calling on governments to revamp their visa policies to make it easier for AI professionals to freely move around the world.
Brian Naylor, NPR, Aug. 21, 2019
"The Trump administration has announced it is ending a federal court agreement that limits how long migrant families with children can be detained.
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan outlined the...
Amelia Thomson DeVeaux, FiveThirtyEight, July 31, 2019
"Immigration policy experts like Chishti think Obama deserves credit for adjusting his policies as his presidency went on. According to estimates by Chishti’s group , by the end of Obama’s...
Ben Leonard, Steve Contorno, Tampa Bay Times, July 26, 2019
"Despite Trump’s claims, ICE is arresting way more immigrants without criminal records — especially in Florida. In Florida, arrests of undocumented immigrants without prior...
Shilpa Phadnis, TNN, July 25, 2019
"The US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has just announced an increase in the standard minimum investment amount to $1.8 million, from $1 million. For high unemployment areas, the amount has been...
Tom Hals, Reuters, July 22, 2019
"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday it will order more speedy deportations of immigrants who crossed illegally and are caught anywhere in the United States, expanding a program typically applied...
Aline Barros, VOA, July 11, 2019
"U.S. officials reportedly plan to start immigration raids on Sunday and are expected to target at least 2,000 undocumented people for whom deportation orders have been issued, some as a result of their failure...
Shilpa Phadnis, TNN, June 20, 2019
" Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School, said if the Trump administration carries through on reported plans to limit H-1B visas for citizens of India, it would be both...
Nicole Narea, Law360, May 20, 2019
"The 1997 Flores Settlement, which stems from a 1985 class action known as Flores filed on behalf of migrant kids in government detention, limits the amount of time minors can spend in immigration detention, among...
ABIGAIL ABRAMS AND ALANA ABRAMSON, Time Magazine, May 16, 2019
"Drafted by top advisers Jared Kushner and Stephen Miller, the proposal outlines an immigration system that focuses mostly on those with specific professional skills and education,...
Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press, Apr. 26, 2019
"U.S. border authorities say they’ve started to increase the biometric data they take from children 13 years old and younger, including fingerprints, despite privacy concerns and government...
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...
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...
Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle, Mar. 22, 2019
"Selene Saavedra had been a flight attendant at Mesa Airlines for just a month when the company scheduled her on a flight to Mexico.
The 28-year-old from Bryan had put the country on her “no...