14 March 2017

Regional Focus: United States


Remote Control of Asylum Seekers: The US Experience, Sydney, 11 April 2017 [info]
- Discussion of "US efforts towards ‘remote control’ of asylum seekers – on sea, land, air, and in countries of origin – and the role of law, norms and politics in limiting them."


Betraying Family Values: How Immigration Policy at the United States Border is Separating Families (Women's Refugee Commission, LIRS & KIND, March 2017) [text]

"Citizens-in-Waiting, Deportees-in-Waiting: Power, Temporality, and Suffering in the U.S. Asylum System," Ethos: Journal of the Society for Psychological Anthropology, vol. 45, no. 1 (March 2017) [free full-text]

Former U.S. Officials Reject Revised Refugee Ban Executive Order (Human Rights First, March 2017) [text]

In Trump Presidency, Nearly 2,500 Refugees Have Entered U.S. from Six Travel-restricted Countries (Pew Research, March 2017) [text]

Inhumane Proposal to Separate Women and Children Fleeing Violence Will Cost U.S. Taxpayers (IntLawGrrls Blog, March 2017) [text]

Iraq Is Off the Travel Ban List, but Iraqis Most in Need Not Helped by Trump’s New Order (Just Security Blog, March 2017) [text]

"Is the Chinese Exclusion Case Still Good Law? (The President Is Trying to Find Out)," Nevada Law Journal (Forthcoming, 2017) [preprint via SSRN]

Largest Deportation Campaign in US History is No Match for Trump's Plan (The Conversation, March 2017) [text]

The Legality of the 3/6/17 Executive Order, Part I: The Statutory and Separation of Powers Analyses (Lawfare Blog, March 2017) [text]

The Legality of the 3/6/17 Executive Order, Part II: The Due Process Clause Analysis (Lawfare Blog, March 2017) [text]

President Trump’s Immigration Ban: Unlawful Executive Orders and Bureaucratic Resistance (Forced Migration Forum, March 2017) [text]

Sanctuary 101, Part I: What Trump’s Executive Order Doesn’t Do, Cannot Do, and Has Little to Do with (Lawfare Blog, March 2017) [text]

Sanctuary 101, Part II: What is a “Sanctuary Jurisdiction”? Let's Stop Mystifying the Answer (Lawfare Blog, March 2017) [text]

"Seeking a Rational Approach to a Regional Refugee Crisis: Lessons from the Summer 2014 'Surge' of Central American Women and Children at the US-Mexico Border," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

Speaking Truth to Justice: APLA/PoLAR Respond to the Trump Executive Order on Immigration (Association for Political and Legal Anthropology/PoLAR, Feb. 2017) [access]
- Series of "commentaries from scholars working on the politics and law of borders and migration." 

The 'Travel Ban' Executive Order as Separation-of-Powers Test Case (Just Security Blog, March 2017) [text]

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Still Mired in Prejudice (Human Rights Watch, March 2017) [text]

Visas and Politics in the Age of Trump (Just Security Blog, March 2017) [text]

What We Know about Illegal Immigration from Mexico (Pew Research, March 2017) [text]

What's Wrong with Trumped-Up Immigration Enforcement Measures, Legal Studies Research Paper, no. 438 (Boston College Law School, March 2017) [text]

"Where Trump Gets His Fuzzy Border Math," New Republic, 10 March 2017 [text]
- Discusses role played by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) in helping to shape anti-immigration public policy.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States & Canada (8 March 2017)

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