04 February 2017

Regional Focus: United States


"Borders Reopen to Banned Visa Holders; Trump Attacks Judge," New York Times, 4 Feb. 2017 [text]

Countries Affected by Trump Travel Rules Accounted for More Than 900,000 U.S. Entries Since 2006 (Pew Research Center, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Does U.S. Law Permit a Ban on Entry into the United States Based on Religion?," Juriste International, no. 3 (Aug. 2016) [text via SSRN]

*Executive Authority to Exclude Aliens: In Brief (Congressional Research Service, Jan. 2017) [text]

Explainer on the Legal Obligation Not to Return Refugees and How Trump’s Exec Order Breaks It (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Here’s the Justice Department Memo on Trump’s Refugee and Travel Immigration Ban (Buzzfeed, Feb. 2017) [text]

*Immigration and Crime: What Does the Research Say? (The Conversation, Feb. 2017) [text]

"Trump’s Immigration Ban: Who is Barred and Who is Not," New York Times, updated 3 Feb. 2017 [text]

US Refugee Resettlement System Reels from Trump Ban (IRIN, Feb. 2017) [text]

Young People Less Likely to View Iraqi, Syrian Refugees as Major Threat to U.S. (Pew Research Center, Feb. 2017) [text]

Where Refugees to the U.S. Come From (Pew Research Center, Feb. 2017) [text]


Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse (Univ. of Michigan Law School) [access]
- The clearinghouse has two special pages on litigation that resulted from Pres. Trump's recent refugee- and immigration-related Executive Orders. Information on legal challenges to the former is available here, and to the latter here.


Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (2 Feb. 2017)

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