02 February 2017

Regional Focus: United States

More on Trump's Executive Orders

News: 

DHS Inspector General to Review Implementation of Executive Order re. Refugee/Muslim Ban (ImmigrationProf Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

First Muslim Ban Poll Finds Americans Support Trump Order by 7-Point Margin (Slate, Jan. 2017) [text]
- See also related Reuters news story.

Trump Order Suggests He’s Planning to Deport More Legal Immigrants for Using Social Services (Vox, Jan. 2017) [text]

Update on President Trump’s Immigration Orders (The Asylumist Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Commentary:

The Catch 22 of Trump’s Refugee Order (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2017) [text]

Executive (Dis)order and Refugees—The Trump Policy’s Blindness to International Law (Just Security, Feb. 2017) [text]

"The Many Dangers of Donald Trump's Executive Order," New Yorker, 1 Feb. 2017 [text]

"Mass Deportations Would Impoverish US Families and Create Immense Social Costs," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

An Overlooked (and Alarming) Piece of Trump’s Immigration EO (Just Security, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Refugees are Already Vigorously Vetted. I Know because I Vetted Them," Washington Post, 1 Feb. 2017 [text]

US Travel Ban: "New Policy Breaches Washington’s Human Rights Obligations" – UN Experts (OHCHR, Feb. 2017) [text]

Why Many Americans are Rising Up against Trump’s Refugee Order (Refugees Deeply, Feb. 2017) [text]

Legal proceedings:

"13 Legal Actions Challenging Trump's Immigration Executive Order," ABC News, 1 Feb. 2017 [text]

"Challenges to Trump's Immigration Orders Spread to More U.S. States," Reuters, 1 Feb. 2017 [text]

"L.A. Federal Judge Orders a Temporary Halt to Part of Trump's Travel Ban," Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 2017 [text]

Litigation Documents & Resources Related to Trump Executive Order on Immigration (Lawfare Blog) [access]

Trump Versus Everyone: A Comprehensive Guide to the Lawsuits against the President’s Executive Order (Slate, Feb. 2017) [text]

Other Articles

"Reconciling Expectations with Reality: The Real ID Act's Corroboration Exception for Otherwise Credible Asylum Applicants," Michigan Law Review, vol. 115, no. 4 (2017) [full-text]

"Redefining Refugees: Interpretive Control and the Bordering Work of Legal Categorization in U.S. Asylum Law," Political Geography, vol. 58 (2017) [full-text via Academia.edu]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (31 Jan. 2017)

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