04 April 2017

Regional Focus: United States


Symposium: Law and the Border: Defining our Nation, Ontario, CA, 7 April 2017 [info]

Colloquium: The Hidden Migrant Workforce: Comparing the Canadian and U.S. Temporary Foreign Worker Visa Programs, Ithaca, NY, 21 April 2017 [info]
- Register by 17 April 2017.

Symposium: American Immigration Law: The New Colossus, Fort Worth, TX, 21 April 2017 [info]


"Along the Watchtower: The Rise and Fall of U.S. Low-skilled Immigration," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (Spring 2017) [full-text]
- See also related New Yorker article.

"Are Refugees a Threat to Americans? Cognitive Bias, Misinformation, and Fear Mongering Have Led to Unfounded Fears," Psychology Today, 20 Feb. 2017 [text]

Debating the Big Questions on Immigration, Part 2: How Bill Clinton Paved the Way for Donald Trump’s Deportation Policy (Salon, April 2017) [text]

Enjoining the Revised Refugee EO: The Hawaii District Court “Waters Down” the Separation of Powers (Lawfare Blog, March 2017) [text]

How to Expedite an Asylum Interview–or–Ask and Ye Might Just Receive (The Asylumist Blog, March 2017) [text]

Judge Gorsuch on Immigration (ImmigrationProf Blog, April 2017) [text]

"Making America 1920 Again? Nativism and US Immigration, Past and Present," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 1 (2017) [open access]

"Protesting Trump's Immigration Policy? You Might be Accidentally Helping Him," The Guardian, 3 April 2017 [text]

"Refuge from Time: How the One-Year Filing Deadline Unfairly Frustrates Valid Asylum Claims," North Carolina Law Review, vol. 95, no. 2 (2017) [full-text]

The Ten Parts of 'Illegal' in 'Illegal Immigration' that I do not Understand, Research Paper, no. 444 (Boston College Law School, March 2017) [text via SSRN]

These Changes May Keep Asylum Seekers from Getting Their Day in Court (Immigration Impact, Feb. 2017) [text]

The U.S. Immigration Debate, CFR Backgrounder (Council on Foreign Relations, updated 28 March 2017) [text]

"The Vulnerability of Asylum Adjudications to Subconscious Cultural Biases: Demanding American Narrative Norms," Boston University Law Review, vol. 97, no. 1 (Jan. 2017) [full-text]

Recent poll results:

Americans Break with Trump on Immigration Policy (CNN/ORC, 17 March 2017) [access]

Reading the Polls: Welcome to America? What Americans Say about Immigration (American Enterprise Institute, Feb. 2017) [text]

Support for Immigrant 'Path to Citizenship' at New High (Quinnipiac Univ. Poll, 8 March 2017) [access]

Related posts:
- Thematic Focus: Economic Contributions of Refugees/Immigrants in the U.S. (28 March 2017)
- Regional Focus: United States (27 March 2017)

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