The Supreme Court held that the limits set by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 do not violate the Suspension Clause in Article I of the Constitution. This decision denies undocumented immigrants the right to habeas corpus review of the government’s removal decisions.
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This afternoon, the Trump administration released the text of a new executive order concerning “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements.” The stated purpose of the order is to improve national security policy and public safety measures by “direct[ing] executive departments and agencies  to deploy all lawful means to secure the Nation’s southern border, to prevent further illegal immigration into the United States and to repatriate i
Gubernatorial and presidential candidate fretting about refugees, and House passage last week of a bill aimed at effectively halting resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States, has the country in a frenzy about migration and terrorism. Steve has already written about the law of federalism and refugees.