04 January 2018

Regional Focus: United States

News & developments:

"Stoking Fears, Trump Defied Bureaucracy to Advance Immigration Agenda," New York Times, 23 Dec. 2017 [text]

Trump Administration Makes Down Payment on Campaign Pledges to Address Illegal Immigration, Top 10 Migration Issues of 2017, no. 4 (Migration Information Source, Dec. 2017) [text]

Under Trump Administration, United States Takes Steps to Narrow Legal Immigration, Top 10 Migration Issues of 2017, no. 1 (Migration Information Source, Dec. 2017) [text]
- See also related NYT article.

Blog posts & commentary:

Arrested and Charged with Lying in an Asylum Case (The Asylumist, Jan. 2018) [text]

Immigration Judges Revolt against Trump Administration (The Asylumist, Dec. 2017) [text]

Migrants and Asylum Seekers Possess the Resourcefulness We Cherish Most. So Why Are We Turning Them Away? (History News Network, Dec. 2017) [text]

On the Benefits of Having a Lawyer (The Asylumist, Dec. 2017) [text]

US Supreme Court Has a Duty to Stop Trump's Travel Ban (The Interpreter, Dec. 2017) [text]

Why Cities are the New Face of American Leadership on Global Migration (Refugees Deeply, Dec. 2017) [text]

The Year of Living Dangerously: Immigration in the Era of Trump (ImmigrationProf Blog, Jan. 2018) [text]


A Catholic Response to Exclusionary Nationalism, the Global Crisis in Refugee Protection, and Recent Developments in US Immigration Policy, Webinar, 12 Dec. 2017 [info]


The Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program, 2009-2018: Fact Sheet (Human Rights First, Dec. 2017) [text]

Extending Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador: Country Conditions and U.S. Legal Requirements, CLALS Working Paper, no. 16 (American Univ. & ICEFI, Dec. 2017) [text]
- Note: See also earlier working paper that focused on Honduras.

Immigration under Trump: A Review of Policy Shifts in the Year Since the Election, Policy Brief (Migration Policy Institute, Dec. 2017) [text]

Lessons from San Diego's Border Wall: The Limits to Using Walls for Migration, Drug Trafficking Challenges (Washington Office on Latin America, Dec. 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador: Findings of a Refugees International Research Mission, Policy Brief (Refugees International, Dec. 2017) [text]

"Trump Falsely Lumps Immigrants with Criminals to Promote His Agenda, Research Finds," Newsweek, 29 Dec. 2017 [text]
- Includes link to study; see also related ImmigrationProf blog post.

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (6 Dec. 2017)

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