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Prof. Peter Margulies on Doe v. Trump
Posted on 6 May 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Lawfare, May 6, 2020 "In a ruling on May 4 in Doe v. Trump , the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the government's request for a stay of a nationwide preliminary injunction against an October 2019 presidential... Read More

Peter Margulies on the Presidential Proclamation
Posted on 23 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Apr. 23, 2020 "On April 22, President Trump signed a proclamation suspending issuance of certain immigrant visas. The suspension, which will last for 60 days and may be renewed thereafter, includes many exceptions that will limit... Read More

Asylum Update: Ninth Circuit Deals Two Defeats to the Trump Administration
Posted on 3 Mar 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Mar. 3, 2020 "On Feb. 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued decisions that cast substantial doubt on the legality of two Trump administration rules on asylum. In a surprising decision in Innovation Law Lab... Read More

Doe v. Trump Analysis: Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Against President Trump’s Ban on Uninsured Immigrants
Posted on 4 Dec 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Dec. 4, 2019 "On Nov. 26, Judge Michael H. Simon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon issued a preliminary injunction against the operation of President Trump’s October immigration proclamation . The... Read More

Prof. Peter Margulies on the New Asylum Rule
Posted on 21 Nov 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Nov. 21, 2019 "In a new rule , the Department of Homeland Security has taken key steps to implement what it calls asylum cooperation agreements (ACAs) signed earlier with Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador. The rule authorizes... Read More

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Peter Margulies on Preap
Posted on 21 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Mar. 20, 2019 "The Supreme Court’s March 19 decision on in Nielsen v. Preap rejected challenges to mandatory detention of certain noncitizens—“aliens” under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Generally... Read More

DACA and Deference: Peter Margulies
Posted on 12 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Mar. 11, 2019 "On March 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued two concurring opinions in an earlier per curiam ruling that had vacated a district court injunction against the military’s restrictions on... Read More

Asylum Ban Litigation: Supreme Court Declines to Stay Injunction
Posted on 22 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Dec, 21, 2018 - "In a brief order on Dec. 21, the Supreme Court denied the Trump administration’s request for a stay of the preliminary injunction against the asylum ban issued earlier this week by Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern... Read More

Litigation Over the Asylum Ban Continues: District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction
Posted on 20 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Peter Margulies, Dec. 20, 2018 - "On Tuesday, Dec. 19, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern District of California granted a preliminary injunction against the new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rule precluding asylum grants... Read More

The Ninth Circuit’s Asylum Ban Ruling is a Message to Trump - Peter Margulies
Posted on 10 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, Dec. 10, 2018 - "In an important order issued late on Friday, Nov. 7, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied the government’s request for a stay of the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by U.S. District... Read More

Travel Ban (EO-3) Update: Peter S. Margulies
Posted on 5 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dec. 5, 2017 - It's important to understand what yesterday's Supreme Court orders meant. Prof. Peter S. Margulies has these valuable insights: "On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a stay of the Maryland federal district court’s injunction... Read More