Immigration Law

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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

USCIS Asylum Officers: Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy Threatens Lives
Posted on 27 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Asylum Officers Mere Pawns in Trump's Deadly Border Game - Vox Exclusive
Posted on 3 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

'Remain in Mexico' Plan Echoes Earlier U.S. Policy to Deter Haitian Migration
Posted on 29 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti and Jessica Bolter, MPI, Mar. 28, 2019 "Under the Trump administration’s new Remain in Mexico policy, more than 200 asylum seekers have been sent back to Mexico by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to wait for weeks... Read More

Scheduling SNAFU Affects First Hearings for 'Remain in Mexico' Returnees
Posted on 17 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kate Morrissey, San Diego Union-Tribune, Mar. 14, 2019 "Two of the three asylum seekers who were supposed to show up for the first immigration court hearings under the “Remain in Mexico” policy did not make it across the border on Thursday... Read More