17 December 2018

Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1

News & developments:

Acting AG Matthew G. Whitaker Lacks Authority to Decide Immigration Case, Say Immigration Groups (American Immigration Council, Dec. 2018) [text]

"It’s Official: Trump’s Asylum Crisis is Driven by People Coming Legally," Vox, 10 Dec. 2018 [text]

"Trump Moves to Deport Vietnam War Refugees," The Atlantic, 12 Dec. 2018 [text]
- See also related Politico article.

Trump’s Immigration Policy Splits Americans in Half, Poll Says (PBS Newshour, Dec. 2018) [text]

Blog posts & commentary:

Acting AG Whitaker Takes Aim at Asylum Seekers Fleeing Family-Based Persecution (Insightful Immigration Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

CBP’s Credible Fear Figures are Out of Context and Inaccurate (Human Rights First, Dec. 2018) [text]

Deportation Can Mean Death, Even When the Judge Gets It Right (The Asylumist Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

The Ninth Circuit’s Asylum Ban Ruling is a Message to Trump (Lawfare Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

Proposed ‘Public Charge’ Regulation Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Comments (Immigration Impact Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]
- See also this related "public charge" explainer from Vox.

Refugee Protection in the U.S. in the Trump Era (RLI Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

Two Words I Never Thought I’d See Next to Each Other: BACKLOG SHRINKS! (The Asylumist Blog, Dec. 2018) [text]

US Can Legally Process Refugees Abroad — But That Won't Be Enough (The Hill, Dec. 2018) [text]

Related posts:
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 1 (30 Nov. 2018)
- Regional Focus: United States - Pt. 2 (30 Nov. 2018)

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