Every month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Mexico's National Migration Institute release their migration apprehension numbers that chart the movements of Central Americans across the region.
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On July 12, the government filed an application before the Supreme Court for a stay pending appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Trump v. Sierra Club, concerning the president’s use of military funds to construct his wall along the southern border. The government argues that the district court’s decision to grant an injunction was based on a misreading of the relevant statutory text and that the plaintiffs lack standing to challenge the policy.
Several parties have sued the federal government in connection with the Trump administration's decision to repurpose funds to build a wall along the southern border pursuant to a national emergency declaration.
House v. Mnuchin (District of Columbia)
On Monday, Judge Trevor McFadden of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the House of Representatives lacked standing to sue executive branch departments to prevent them from spending money to build a border wall. The full ruling is below.
A two-judge majority found that the Immigration and Nationality Act grants discretion to keep migrants seeking to enter the United States in Mexico pending a hearing.
La pregunta pudiera resultar sencilla, pero es sorprendentemente compleja de responder. De hecho, el rango de respuesta tiende a variar en centenas de miles.
The question is fundamental to understanding migration to the United States. But it’s surprisingly hard to answer.
On Friday, the president issued the following proclamation establishing that a national emergency exists on the southern border pursuant to the National Emergencies Act.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The Trump administration’s actions at the border already raise serious constitutional questions. And none of them have to do with the wall.
The European Union's "iBorderCtrl" system has garnered significant attention—but the United States has developed at least four deception detection systems over the past decade.