Laura E. Alexander, Jane Hong, Karen Hooge Michalka and Luis A. Romero, Apr. 28, 2022
"The different treatment of Ukrainian versus Central American, African, Haitian and other asylum seekers has prompted criticism that the administration is enforcing...
DHS, Apr. 21, 2022
"Today, the President will announce Uniting for Ukraine , a new streamlined process to provide Ukrainian citizens who have fled Russia’s unprovoked war of aggression opportunities to come to the United States, fulfilling...
Jackie Swift, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 29, 2022
"A Cornell collaboration crossing medicine, law, technology and communication is aiming to encourage the use of health care benefits by refugees in the United States – who often suffer poor health...
Abigail Hauslohner, Washington Post, Mar. 29, 2022
"Most Afghan evacuees fled with few, if any, belongings. Some were separated from immediate family members in the chaos. Many remain deeply traumatized. Then there is the larger, looming crisis...
Ali Noorani, Mar. 11, 2022
"... The United States can and must do more—for Ukrainians, yes, but also for refugees fleeing conflict around the world, regardless of their nationality. ..."
James Dean, Cornell Chronicle, Mar. 5, 2022
" Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School and faculty fellow in the university’s Migrations initiative, discussed the extraordinary humanitarian crisis just...
USCIS, Feb. 14, 2022
"As of the date of this memorandum, RAIO is rescinding marriage guidance previously issued by RAIO divisions: "Guidance for the treatment of refugee cases that include an informal marriage to an RE-2 derivative spouse...
Federal Register, Vol. 87, No. 25, Monday, February 7, 2022
"Presidential Determination No. 2022–09 of February 1, 2022
Unexpected Urgent Refugee and Migration Needs
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
By the authority vested in me...
USCIS, Jan. 5, 2022
"On Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, the USCIS Public Engagement Division (PED) hosted a virtual meeting with the Asylum & Refugee Committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Refugee, Asylum, and International...
Elizabeth Neumann, NFAP, Jan. 25, 2022
"Over the last two decades, security and law enforcement professionals at all levels have worked to establish, improve and utilize robust security and vetting procedures for individuals admitted as refugees...
USCIS, Dec. 10, 2021
"USCIS is rescinding a November 2020 policy memorandum requiring interviews of all petitioners filing Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition . Effective immediately, USCIS will return to its prior long-standing practice...
Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 228 / Wednesday, December 1, 2021
"By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by the laws of the United States, including 22 U.S.C. 2651a, pursuant to authority delegated by the Secretary of the...
Jeffrey S. Chase, Nov. 22, 2021 - White House Issues Report on Climate Change and Migration
"On October 21, the White House issued a Report on the Impact of Climate Change on Migration which contains a few noteworthy passages relating to the law...
This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 10/18/2021
Presidential Determination No. 2022-02
"By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, in accordance with section...
Julie Watson, Associated Press, Oct. 5, 2021
"Refugee admissions to the United States fell to a record low during the 2021 budget year, despite President Joe Biden’s pledge to reverse the sharp cuts made by the Trump administration, according...