Tuesday’s oral argument about a Mexican teenager shot and killed across the southern border raised discussion on the limits of law enforcement accountability and the rule of law.
The DACA case may depend on whether the Supreme Court allows the Trump administration to salvage its termination of DACA with a fabricated, post hoc, and cursory policy justification or holds the administration to its real and indefensible justification.
A new U.S. Immigration Policy Center report finds that asylum-seekers who have been returned to Mexico under the Migrant Protection Protocols are experiencing higher levels of physical violence, while immigration officials continue to ignore credible fears.
Political Considerations Illegally Tainted the Decision To End Protections for Hundreds of Thousands of U.S. Immigrants
Newly released documents show that the Trump administration’s political appointees put the president’s reelection prospects ahead of national security and the law in terminating protections for Temporary Protected Status holders.
Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration Proclamation That Could Erect an Unprecedented Barrier to Accessing the Legal Immigration System
A recent federal court ruling has temporarily blocked a Trump administration proclamation that would undercut legal immigration by targeting individuals and families without health insurance.
Bipartisan Legislation Supported by Farmers and Farmworkers Outlines a Workable Solution for American Agriculture
American agriculture is a key industry for the American economy, but for too long it has relied heavily on an undocumented workforce with limited protections; the Farm Workforce Modernization Act may be a solution long overdue.
Barr Directs Immigration Judges To Ignore the Law and Deny Deportation Relief to Eligible Applicants
Under the guise of promoting “uniform and fair enforcement” of immigration laws, the attorney general directed immigration judges not to grant relief from deportation to applicants who are eligible for, and deserving of, protection under the law.
Tennessee Immigration Advocates Highlight How To Truly Honor the Rule of Law in the U.S. Immigration System
In response to an op-ed from a member of Congress calling for more immigration enforcement funding and less accountability, two immigration experts flip the script on what it means to uphold the rule of law.
House Homeland Security Committee to Mark Up Legislation That Would Strengthen Civil Rights and Liberties Protections
Policymakers must work to reform the DHS Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties so that it can better protect against Trump administration policies that undermine civil rights and liberties.
Following a series of court rulings that blocked illegal and anti-immigrant Trump administration policies, the White House again attacked the judiciary to undermine public faith in a core feature of U.S. democracy.
Last week’s letter from Democratic leaders on the U.S. Senate and House Committees on Appropriations highlights the Trump administration’s use of budgetary gimmicks to undermine Congress’ authority to set spending limits in order to grow the immigration detention system and advance its political agenda.
A new proclamation that would bar immigrants from obtaining green cards if they cannot provide their own health care is a significant move in the administration’s campaign against legal immigration.
Amicus Briefs Filed in Support of DACA Highlight the Administration’s Illegal Termination of the Program
In terminating DACA, the Trump administration eliminated a smart and lawful program that moved the United States toward a more fair, humane, and workable immigration system.
The Justice Department is considering a regulation that will require unaccompanied children to apply for asylum within 60 days of appearing in immigration court.
Last week, three federal courts blocked a series of illegal, anti-immigrant policies announced by the Trump administration.