23 March 2017

Regional Focus: United States

"Best Evidence Aside: Why Trump's Executive Order Makes America Less Healthy," Hastings Center Report, vol. 47, no. 2 (March/April 2017) [free full-text]

Declined Detainer Outcome Report (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 2017) [access]
- New weekly report "mandated by the president’s executive order 'Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States'" that names "jurisdictions that decline to detain immigrants who could be subject to deportation." See also related CNN article.

Immigration Projected to Drive Growth in U.S. Working-age Population through at Least 2035 (Pew Research, March 2017) [text]

"Inside Trump's Border Crackdown on Women and Kids," Mother Jones, 19 March 2017 [text]

"Muscular Public Relations Strategy to Paint Immigrants and Immigration as Negatives Embedded Deep Within Trump Executive Orders," Migration Information Source, 22 March 2017 [text]
- Examines the mandate in the president's immigration-related Executive Orders for "sweeping data collection and reporting on immigrants and refugees in ways that seek to underscore societal and economic costs with no countervailing attention to positive effects from immigration." Also provides an update on recent national and state policies.

Nearly 300 Law Professors: Trump’s Executive Order on “Sanctuary” Cities is Unconstitutional (Immigrant Legal Resource Center, March 2017) [text]

The Negative Consequences of Entangling Local Policing and Immigration Enforcement (Center for American Progress, March 2017) [text]

Read the Concurring and Dissenting Opinions from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (Forced Migration Forum, March 2017) [text]

Trump Scapegoats Immigrants with Creation of Office of Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (Immigration Impact, March 2017) [text]

Watch Ireland’s Prime Minister Bash Trump’s Anti-immigration Views Just Feet Away from Trump (Vox, March 2017) [text]
- Follow link for video.

Why Undocumented Immigration from Latin America to the US Will Slow to a Crawl—Even Without a Border Wall (Brookings Now Blog, March 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (16 March 2017)

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