12 July 2017

Regional Focus: United States


"Battle Emerging Inside Trump Administration Over Who Controls Immigration and Refugees," Washington Post, 9 July 2017 [text]
- See also related Lawfare blog post, "What Sort of Issue is Immigration?"

Casablanca—a Refugee Story Par Excellence—Celebrates its 75th Birthday (Forced  Migration Forum, June 2017) [text]

Ending Deportation Priorities Breaks Away from Decades of History and Sound Policy (Immigration Impact, July 2017) [text]

"Enforcement, Integration, and the Future of Immigration Federalism," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 5, no. 2 (2017) [open access]

"Forever Barred: Reinstated Removal Orders and the Right to Seek Asylum," Catholic University Law Review, vol. 66, no. 3 (2017) [full-text]

In First Months of Trump Presidency, Christians Account for Growing Share of U.S. Refugee Arrivals (Pew Research, July 2017) [text]

Immigration Cases in the 2017 Term of the Supreme Court (ImmigrationProf Blog, July 2017) [text]

Scrubbing Away Transparency and Our Immigration Resources (ImmigrationProf Blog, July 2017) [text]

Trump Administration Ends Prosecutorial Discretion? All Undocumented Immigrants Threatened with Removal? (ImmigrationProf Blog, July 2017) [text]

"Trump Administration Targets Parents Who Paid to Smuggle Children into U.S.," McClatchy, 29 June 2017 [text]

"US Deportations of Europeans Could Exceed Last Fiscal Year," ABC News, 11 July 2017 [text]

Why are the Immigration Courts so Backlogged? Government Findings May Surprise You (Immigration Impact, June 2017) [text]

More on the latest "travel ban" developments

First, read this Asylumist blog post to get a better understanding of "The 'New' Travel Ban and How It Affects Asylees and Refugees."

Second, this Refugee Center Online blog post provides information on the Supreme Court decision in 18 languages.

Here is additional commentary (org. chronologically):
  • Seriously? The Court Intended to Exclude Grandmas from the Preliminary Injunctions? (Take Care Blog, 29 June 2017) [text]
  • Factsheet: Information Regarding the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (U.S. Dept. of State, 30 June 2017) [text]
  • Implementing the Refugee EO: Add Grandparents (Lawfare Blog, 30 June 2017) [text]
  • An Updated Guide to Our Analyses of the Travel Ban (Take Care Blog, 30 June 2017) [text]
  • The EO Stay: The Government Doubles Down on Excluding Grandparents and Refugees (Lawfare Blog, 4 July 2017) [text]
  • This Iraqi Interpreter was Just Blocked by Trump’s Refugee Ban (UN Dispatch, 5 July 2017) [text]
  • The Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Travel Ban Cases Does Not Bode Well for Civil Liberties (Just Security Blog, 6 July 2017) [text]
  • Most Americans Disagree with Trump Admin’s Enforcing Travel Ban against Grandparents (Just Security Blog, 7 July 2017) [text]
  • Crossing the “t”s and Dotting the “i”s: Back to Square One in the Hawaii Entry Ban Dispute (Just Security Blog, 8 July 2017) [text]

In addition, the SCOTUSblog is running a "Summer Symposium on Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project and Trump v. Hawaii, with multiple blog posts.

Web resource:

The Refugee Center Online [access]
- "The Refugee Center Online uses technology to help refugees and displaced individuals build new lives in the United States." Education and Resources for Refugees and immigrants."

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (29 June 2017)

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