22 June 2017

Regional Focus: United States

Event & opportunity:

14th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference, Washington, DC, 25 September 2017 [info]
- Registration opens 26 June 2017.

Job announcement: Immigration Judges, Executive Office for Immigration Review [info]
- Apply by 29 June 2017.


Asian ‘Boat People,’ Once Opposed More Than Syrian Refugees Today, Speak Out (Huffington Post, June 2017) [text]

DHS Rescinds the DAPA Program and Reports that the Future of the DACA Program is Still Under Review (Center for Migration Studies, June 2017) [text]

Facing Walls: USA and Mexico’s Violation of the Rights of Asylum Seekers (Amnesty International, June 2017) [text]

How the Trump Administration May Ultimately Expand the Constitutional Rights of Immigrants (ImmigrationProf Blog, June 2017) [text]

Know Your Rights: Immigration & Asylum in the US under the Executive Order (Thomson Reuters Foundation, updated 22 June 2017) [text]

"Not a One-Person Show": Trump as Administrator-in-Chief of the Immigration Bureaucracy (Notice & Comment Blog, June 2017) [text]

Practice Advisory: Asylum Based on Fear of Gangs and Other Organized Criminal Groups: Central America and Beyond (Center for Gender & Refugee Studies, June 2017) [info via ImmigrationProf Blog]

Statement on Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017 – H.R. 2826 (Cato at Liberty Blog, June 2017) [text]

Supreme Court Proceedings and Orders in Legal Challenges to Administration’s Entry Ban (SCOTUSblog, June 2017) [text]
- See also recent commentary from Cato at Liberty and Just Security; more commentary is available in the first paragraph of this SCOTUSblog post.

"What Will Trump Do with Half a Million Backlogged Immigration Cases?," New Yorker, 20 June 2017 [text]
- See also related TRAC data.

"White House Pressures State Department over Refugee Costs: Sources," Reuters, 21 June 2017 [text]
- Reports that Trump administration wants State Dept. and other agencies to focus only on costs and not benefits of refugee resettlement.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (15 June 2017)

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