15 June 2017

Regional Focus: United States

Travel ban news & commentary (in chronological order):

Neither Facially Legitimate Nor Bona Fide–Why the Very Text of the Travel Ban Shows It’s Unconstitutional (Just Security, 9 June 2017) [text]

"Trump Loses Travel Ban Ruling in Appeals Court," New York Times, 12 June 2017 [text]

Challengers File Briefs in Supreme Court on Travel Ban, while 9th Circuit Leaves Freeze on Ban in Place (SCOTUSblog, 12 June 2017) [text]

Ninth Circuit (Mostly) Upholds the Preliminary Injunction in Hawaii v. Trump: An Overview (Lawfare Blog, 13 June 2017) [text]

The Ninth Circuit’s Refugee EO Decision: Methodically Misreading the Immigration Statute (Lawfare Blog, 13 June 2017) [text]

"Trump Administration Amends Travel Ban Date to Keep Legal Battle Alive," Reuters, 14 June 2017 [text]
- Here is the text of the memo issued by the White House.

The President Resuscitates the Entry Ban: Where Should the Court Go from Here? (Just Security Blog, 14 June 2017) [text]

How the President’s “Clarifying” Memorandum Destroys the Case for the Entry Ban (Just Security Blog, 15 June 2017) [text]


Declines in U.S. Resettlement of Muslim Refugees under the Trump Administration: Fact Sheet (Human Rights First, June 2017) [text]

"How Many Refugees Will US Accept This Year?," VOA News, 7 June 2017 [text]

"Inside Trump's Secretive Immigration Court: Far from Scrutiny and Legal Aid," The Guardian, 7 June 2017 [text]

"Is Border Enforcement Effective? What We Know and What It Means," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

Polling Shows Australians Don’t Trust Trump on Refugee Swap (The Australia Institute, May 2017) [text]

"Refugees and Asylees in the United States," Migration Information Source, 7 June 2017 [text]

Statement on Secretary Tillerson’s Defense of Massive Cuts in Humanitarian Aid (Refugees International, June 2017) [text]
- See also related Politico comment and CNN story.

"Torture Victim, Expecting a U.S. Handshake, was Given Handcuffs Instead," New York Times, 13 June 2017 [text]

"Trump and Chinese Exclusion: Contemporary Parallels with Legislative Debates over the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882," Tennessee Law Review, vol. 84 (Forthcoming, 2017) [preprint]

"Trump Seeks to Reopen Cases of Hundreds Reprieved from Deportation," The Guardian, 9 June 2017 [text]

UN Refugee Agency Head Pleads for Funding from Trump Administration (The Hill, June 2017) [text]

“Us Versus Them” in Immigration Court (The Asylumist Blog, June 2017) [text]

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- Regional Focus: United States (6 June 2017)

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