A Review of “Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom” by Ilya Somin (Cato Institute Book, Oxford University Press, 2020)
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On Monday, July 13, at 2:00 p.m., the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation and Operations will hold an oversight hearing of ICE deten
The decision carries implications for the rights of asylum-seekers facing expedited removal, the purpose of the writ of habeas corpus and the judiciary’s role in checking executive power.
This week Trump banned valid H1B holders from entering the country. What are the broader implications for America's technological ecosystem and national security? To discuss, Tina Huang and Remco Zwetsloot from CSET talk about their recent research on tech and immigration.
President Trump signed an executive order on April 22 temporarily suspending immigration into the United States in response to the economic crisis caused by COVID-19. The proclamation halts the issuance of green cards for 60 days and applies to individuals who, as of its signing, are outside of the United States, do not have an immigrant visa and do not have official travel documents other than visas. The order contains a range of exceptions, including exemptions for health care professionals, immigrants already in the U.S. and those seeking temporary visas.
On Feb. 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issues two rulings affirming nationwide injunctions against two Trump administration immigration policy. One ruling (Innovation Law Lab et al v. Chad Wolf et al) affirmed the injuction against the "Remain in Mexico" and the other (East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v.
Livestream: House Committee on Homeland Security Assesses the Adequacy of DHS Efforts to Prevent Child Deaths in Custody
On Jan. 14, the House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a hearing titled “Assessing the Adequacy of DHS Efforts to Prevent Child Deaths in Custody.” The Committee will hear testimony from Mr. Brian Hastings, Chief of the U.S. Border Patrol’s Law Enforcement Operations, and Dr. Alex Eastman MD, MPH, FACS, FAEMS, Senior Medical Officer -- Operations of the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office.
The rule, which would affect more than 40,000 people, has raised some civil liberties concerns. Here’s what we know so far.
The decision highlighted key tensions between the ban on uninsured immigrants and existing law.
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas found President Trump’s proclamation declaring a national emergency at the southern border to be unlawful, ruling that the use of funds for this project violates the Consolidated Appropriations Act. The judge granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs and called on them to file a “proposed preliminary injunction” specifying the scope of said injunction with ten days, after which the Trump administration is directed to respond.