08 February 2018

Regional Focus: United States

News & developments:

DHS Announces Extension of TPS for Syria (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 31 Jan. 2018) [text via AILA]

Migrant Deaths Remain High Despite Sharp Fall in US-Mexico Border Crossings in 2017 (IOM, Feb. 2018) [text]

Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Statement on the National Vetting Center (U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, 6 Feb. 2018) [text]

USCIS to Take Action to Address Asylum Backlog (USCIS, 31 Jan. 218) [text]

White House Releases Its Framework on Immigration Reform and Border Security (White House, 25 Jan. 2018) [text via AILA]

Blog posts & commentary:

The Asylum Office is Getting Tougher (Probably) (The Asylumist, Feb. 2018) [text]

Debunking 3 Myths Behind ‘Chain Migration’ and ‘Low-skilled’ Immigrants (The Conversation, Feb. 2018) [text]

Decoding the White House Immigration Framework (Immigration Impact, Jan. 2018) [text]

DHS Extends Temporary Protected Status for Syrians, but Leaves Some without Protections (Immigration Impact, Feb. 2018) [text]

Researcher Postcard: Are Would-be New Americans Part of Trump’s ‘New American Moment’? (Kaldor Centre, Feb. 2018) [text]

State of the Union Speech Highlights President Trump’s Vision for Massive Reductions in Immigration (Immigration Impact, Jan. 2018) [text]

Trump’s Immigration Wishlist Risks Running Afoul of U.S. Treaty Obligations (Just Security Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]

US: Census Bot Tweets Immigrants’ Profiles (Human Rights Watch, Feb. 2018) [text]

Voters to Trump: You’re on Thin Ice with Immigration Policy (FIXGOV Blog, Feb. 2018) [text]

White House Principles on Immigration (AILA, Jan. 2018) [access]
- Follow link for statement and analysis.

Who’s Next? United States’ Removal of Rights and Protections for Salvadoran Immigrants (Human Rights Brief, Feb. 2018) [text]

Reports & journal articles:

"DREAM Act-Eligible Poised to Build on the Investments Made in Them," Journal on Migration and Human Security, vol. 6, no. 1 (2018) [open access]

"How Immigration Became So Controversial," The Atlantic, 2 Feb. 2018 [text]

No Safety in a Warzone: Why TPS is Needed for Syria (CLINIC, Feb. 2018) [text]

"Presidential Power to Protect Dreamers: Abusive or Proper?," Yale Law & Policy Review Inter Alia, 29 Jan. 2018 [full-text]

Temporary Protected Status: Overview and Current Issues (Congressional Research Service, Jan. 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (26 Jan. 2018)
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2 (26 Jan. 2018)

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