Seth Freed Wessler, New York Times, Dec. 6, 2023
"People intercepted at sea, even in U.S. waters, have fewer rights than those who come by land. “Asylum does not apply at sea,” a Coast...
Alina Hernandez, Tulane University, Dec. 5, 2023
"A new report co-authored by Tulane Law’s Immigrant Rights Clinic shows that more than 100,000 abused or abandoned immigrant youths are in...
Bipartisan Policy Center, Dec. 5, 2023
"In this week’s episode, BPC host Jack Malde chats with four distinguished immigration scholars at Cornell Law School on their new white paper “Immigration...
"Immigration Enforcement Mechanisms at the U.S. Southwest Border: The Only Constant is Change
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William H. Frey, Nov. 29, 2023
"Immigration has become one of the nation’s most contentious political issues. Yet there has been less public attention paid to broader immigration policy than...
Senior Data Journalist Sinduja Rangarajan has three must-read posts:
How I Tracked an Explosion in Lawsuits Against Trump’s Immigration Policies - Mother Jones, Dec. 2, 2019
Building a Wall Out of Red Tape - Reveal, Nov. 30, 2019
Trump Has Built a Wall of Bureaucracy to Keep Out the Very Immigrants He Says He Wants - Mother Jones, Dec. 2, 2019
The takeaway: "There’s been an explosion of H-1B–related federal lawsuits since Trump took office. According to our database of cases, built with professor Yale-Loehr and his student Hun Lee of Cornell Law School, between 2017 and 2019, nearly 100 of these suits were filed against USCIS, compared with a handful per year over the previous decade. Jonathan Wasden and Bradley Banias, former Justice Department attorneys who now represent plaintiffs suing USCIS, confirm that this is the highest number of H-1B visa lawsuits. The American Immigration Lawyers Association has created a task force to train business-immigration attorneys how to file H-1B lawsuits. Large companies including McKinsey & Company, LexisNexis, and Bristol-Myers Squibb have filed lawsuits on behalf of employees fighting USCIS decisions."