Yael Schacher, May 26, 2022
"... Refugees International has received hundreds of requests for help and information from asylum seekers in both Reynosa and Piedras Negras who wanted to understand what would happen on May 23. It has been difficult...
Justice Action Center, May 20, 2022
"Today, a judge for the Western District Court of Louisiana ruled in favor of 24 plaintiff states in Arizona v. CDC , granting a preliminary injunction blocking the May 23 rd wind-down of Title 42, as ordered...
The 21-page, Mar. 11, 2022 CDC Order is here .
The CDC Media Statement is here .
Reporting by Camilo Montoya-Galvez is here .
Congresswoman Judy Chu, Feb. 14, 2022
"In response to the continued use of Title 42 to expel asylum seekers at the border, Reps. Judy Chu (CA-27), Ayanna Pressley (MA-07), and Nydia Velázquez (NY-07) led 33 other House Democrats on a letter...
Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, Feb. 4, 2022
"After a recent internal review, the Biden administration decided to maintain a pandemic-era order put in place under former President Donald Trump that authorizes the rapid deportation of migrants...
Stef W. Kight, Axios, June 20, 2021
"The White House is considering ending — as early as July 31 — the use of a Trump-era public health order that's let U.S. border officials quickly turn back migrant families to Mexico, Axios has...
White House, Jan. 18, 2021
"... Proclamation 9993 of March 11, 2020 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus), Proclamation 9996 of March 14, 2020...
Cyrus Mehta, Kaitlyn Box*, June 27, 2020
The Real Threat to the US Economy is Trump’s Proclamation, Not the Nonimmigrant Workers it Bans
"President Trump has mastered the Dark Arts of immigration bans. On June 22, 2020, Trump signed yet...
White House, June 22, 2020
"The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly disrupted Americans’ livelihoods. Since March 2020, United States businesses and their workers have faced extensive disruptions while undertaking certain...
Presidential Proclamation, May 24, 2020
"The potential for undetected transmission of the virus by infected individuals seeking to enter the United States from the Federative Republic of Brazil threatens the security of our transportation system...
Doe v. Trump
"This is a class action based upon Defendants’ unconstitutional deprivation of the rights, privileges, benefits and/or protections, provided to United States Citizens, via the enactment and subsequent enforcement of the S. 3548...
Tom K. Wong, USIPC, Apr. 22, 2020
"The myth that immigration brings disease is a centuries-old trope used to heighten anti-immigrant fears and anxieties. To be clear, the myth of immigration and disease is not supported by the academic literature...
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...
Anil Kalhan, Apr. 23, 2020
"If you feel like you saw a version of this movie in 2017, you're not imagining things. ... "
" Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law expert at Cornell University , said the exemptions would make the order more legally defensible, but that the logic behind the policy was still flawed. “First, if the purpose of the proclamation is to...