16 March 2018

Regional Focus: United States

News & developments:

"Haley: Vote with U.S. at U.N. or We’ll Cut Your Aid," Foreign Policy, 15 March 2018 [text]

"ICE Spokesman Resigns, Saying He Could No Longer Spread Falsehoods for Trump Administration," New York Times, 13 March 2018 [text]

Long-Residing Liberians are at Risk of Losing Protection from Deportation by the End of March (Immigration Impact, March 2018) [text]
- See also related factsheet on Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians.

"Trump Administration Moves to Reshape Who Qualifies for Asylum," NPR, 12 March 2018 [text]
- See also related Human Rights First press release and Asylumist blog post below.

"Trump Administration Strikes Multiple Deportation Deals: What's in Them?," VOA News, 3 March 2018 [text]

Blog posts:

Attorney General Seeks to Limit Asylum… or Something (The Asylumist, March 2018) [text]

DHS’ Constant Vetting Initiative: A Muslim-Ban by Algorithm (Just Security, March 2018) [text]

The Empty Promise of “Waivers” from Trump’s Muslim Ban (Just Security, March 2018) [text]

Your Affirmative Asylum Case Was Denied. Now What? (Part 2: Immigration Court and Beyond) (The Asylumist, March 2018) [text]

Law reviews & reports:

"American Courts and the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees: A Need for Harmony in the Face of a Refugee Crisis," Harvard Law Review, vol. 131, no. 5 (2018) [full-text]

Cogs in the Deportation Machine: How Policy Changes by the Trump Administration Have Touched Every Major Area of Enforcement (AILA, March 2018) [text]
- See also the related resources listed on the right side of the page.

The End of Immigration Enforcement Priorities under the Trump Administration (American Immigration Council, March 2018) [text]
- See also related blog post.

The Immigration Nexus: Law, Politics, and Constitutional Identity, Portland, OR, 9 March 2018 [info]
- Included sessions on travel ban and asylum; follow link for access to video.

Invoking Common Law Defenses in Immigration Cases (SSRN, Feb. 2018) [text]

Related post:
- Regional Focus: United States (6 March 2018)

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