07 February 2017

Regional Focus: United States


Oral argument in the case of State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump will be held at 3:00 pm PST, and will be livestreamed.


10 Days into Trump's 'Muslim Ban': A Legal Round-up (The Migrationist Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

All International Laws Trump's Muslim Ban is Breaking (Al Jazeera, Feb. 2017) [text]

Bipartisan Ex-Senior US Officials to Federal Court: Trump’s Immigration Order Endangers National Security (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*"Challenging USA Shutting Out Refugees," Scholars' Circle Interviews, 5 Feb. 2017 [access]
- Follow link for audio.

Decoding Trump’s Immigration Orders (Marshall Project, Feb. 2017) [text]

Getting a Handle on the Litigation Challenging the Seven-nation "Travel Ban" (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*"How 2 Refugees Were Vetted Even Before Trump’s Travel Ban," New York Times, 7 Feb. 2017 [text]

*Most Refugees Who Enter the U.S. as Religious Minorities are Christians (Pew Research Center, Feb. 2017) [text]

"In One Facebook Post, Three Misleading Statements by President Trump about His Immigration Order," New York Times, 6 Feb. 2017 [text]

*It’s Not Foreigners Who are Plotting Here: What the Data Really Show (Lawfare Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Oral Argument Tomorrow in TRO Appeal to Ninth Circuit in Immigration E.O. Case–but Don’t be Surprised if the Court Doesn’t Reach the Merits (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*The Refugee Executive Order, the Immigration Act, and the Government’s Bottom Line (Lawfare Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*Trump Executive Order on Refugees and Travel Ban: A Brief Review (Migration Policy Institute, Feb. 2017) [text]
- Note: This is the "first in a series that will examine key provisions of the immigration-related executive orders signed to date."

Updates on the Executive Orders: The Umpire Strikes Back (The Asylumist Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Why Courts Appear Willing to Reject Trump’s Travel Ban Order (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]


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- Regional Focus: United States (4 Feb. 2017)

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