10 February 2017

Regional Focus: United States

[I am re-circulating this post to highlight several additions.]


The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a unanimous ruling in the case of State of Washington & State of Minnesota v. Trump, rejecting the government's request to place a stay on a district judge's temporary restraining order which put a hold on the enforcement of the president's refugee and visa ban.

*Latest development:
- Appeals Court Judge Wants Vote on Whether to Reconsider Travel Ban Ruling (The Hill, 10 Feb. 2017) [text]

Here is some initial commentary and analysis (more will no doubt be added!):

4 Quick Thoughts on the 9th Circuit Order re: the Immigration EO (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*"A Look at What Comes Next in Trump Travel Ban Case," Associated Press, 10 Feb. 2017 [text via Yahoo]

Here’s What’s Next for the Lawsuit over Trump’s Immigration Order (Vox, Feb. 2017) [text]

*Trump Loses Appeal, but Travel Ban Fight Isn’t Over Yet (The Conversation, Feb. 2017) [text]

Trump’s Refugee and Visa Ban Gets Another Big Defeat in Court (Vox, Feb. 2017) [text]

Washington v. Trump: Summary of Ninth Circuit Decision Upholding TRO in Trump Travel Ban Case (Lawfare Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Other related items:

Congress Did Not Give the President Unfettered Discretion to Exclude (ImmigrationProf Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

Executive Order Opposition (Human Rights First, Feb. 2017) [access]

The Impact of President Trump’s Executive Orders on Asylum Seekers (Harvard Law School, Feb. 2017) [text]

Myth v. Fact: Trump's Refugee and Immigration Executive Order (Human Rights First, Feb. 2017) [text]

Reactions to President Trump’s Executive Order on the Entry Ban (EPRS, Feb. 2017) [text]

The Refugee EO in the Ninth Circuit: Rights, Wrongs, and Remedies (Lawfare Blog, Feb. 2017) [text]

*Trump's Massive Crackdown on Immigrants Has Begun (Vice, Feb. 2017) [text]


Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (7 Feb. 2017)

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