Amid growing political pressure, the president issued an executive order Wednesday addressing his administration’s policy of separating migrant children and parents at the U.S. border. The order is fewer than 800 words, but it does little to resolve the chaos generated by the family separation policy.
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On June 20, President Trump signed the following order to end the administration’s policy of separating families who attempt to enter the country illegally. Under the new policy, the administration will detain parents and children together “where appropriate and consistent with law and available resources.”
Reports spilling out of detention centers and immigration proceedings in McAllen, Tex. and elsewhere along the southern border include new details about the measures government officials are taking to separate children from their parents.
With all the immigration-related action of late, it was pretty easy to overlook last week’s decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals in the Matter of A-C-M. We write to say you should take note.
I have been thinking a lot lately about the reports that Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents have been forcibly removing children from their parents
On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security released the following document detailing the department’s cybersecurity strategy.
Since the Department of Homeland Security was formed in 2002, one singular feature has been the proliferation of congressional oversight. Estimates vary, but at last count well more than 100 different subcommittees have some portion of jurisdiction over DHS. This is not a rational state of affairs.
On March 7, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted 10-to-one to approve legislation authorizing the operations of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the first time since the Department’s inception on March 1, 2003.
On Jan. 17, cybersecurity and software vendor Kaspersky Lab filed for a preliminary injunction against the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) order designating the company’s software as an “information security risk” and banning its use on federal systems. What follows is a summary of the facts underlying the Kaspersky litigation, the terms of the DHS order, and the application for the preliminary injunction.
Factual Background and the DHS Order
The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding an oversight hearing of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today. Kirstjen Nielsen, the newly-confirmed DHS secretary, will be testifying. You can watch the livestream here: