03 November 2020

Regional Focus: United States


Webinar: An Asylum and Refugee System in Tatters: Where Do We Go from Here?, 11 November 2020 [info]

Blog posts & press:

Government Records Shed Light on Illegal Expulsions of Asylum Seekers and Children (Human Rights First Blog, Oct. 2020) [text]

Immigrants and Revolutionists [access]
- A "free, biweekly newsletter about American immigration histories. But this newsletter isn’t just about the past: the stories here are also about immigration now, and about what the future of American immigration looks like."

Severed families, raided workplaces and a climate of fear: Assessing Trump's immigration crackdown (The Conversation, Oct. 2020) [text]

Symposium: From the travel ban to the border wall, restrictive immigration policies thrive on the shadow docket (SCOTUSblog, Oct. 2020) [text]

"Trump aide Stephen Miller preparing second-term immigration blitz," The Guardian, 28 Oct. 2020 [text]

Whatever the Election Results, There is Work to Be Done (The Asylumist Blog, Oct. 2020) [text]

Reports & journal articles:

2020 Supplement: Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy, 7th ed. (Foundation Press, 2019) [text]
- "This Supplement covers developments since the publication of the seventh edition of Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy in January 2019. It incorporates and replaces the 2019 Supplement."

Asylum Denial Rates Continue to Climb (TRAC, Oct. 2020) [text]

"Asylum Under Attack," Loyola Law Review (Forthcoming, Fall 2020) [preprint]

"Categorical Confusion in Asylum Law," Florida Law Review (Forthcoming, 2021) [preprint]

CBP Has Taken Steps to Limit Processing of Undocumented Aliens at Ports of Entry (Homeland Security Office of Inspector General, Oct. 2020) [text]
- See also related AP news article and Human Rights First press release.

The Dangers of Categorical Crime Bans (Niskanen Center Commentary, Oct. 2020) [text]

Evidence Shows That Most Immigrants Appear for Immigration Court Hearings: Factsheet (Vera Institute of Justice, Oct. 2020) [text]

Rethinking the U.S.-Mexico Border Immigration Enforcement System: A Policy Road Map (Migration Policy Institute, Oct. 2020) [text]

Temporary Protected Status: Overview and Current Issues (Congressional Research Service, updated Oct. 2020) [text]

"Trump's Promise of Millions of Deportations is Yet to Be Fulfilled," Migration Information Source, 29 Oct. 2020 [text]

"Using estimates of undocumented immigrants to study the immigration-crime relationship," Journal of Crime and Justice, Latest Articles, 3 Oct. 2020 [free full-text]
- See also related post on The Conversation.

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