Latest in Homeland Security

Immigration

Document: Federal Judge Orders Government to Reunite Families

Judge Dana Sabraw of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California granted a request for an injunction on behalf of a class of immigrants whose children were separated from them by the Department of Homeland Security. The full order is below. For details on to whom the injunction applies, read Judge Sabraw’s order granting class certification.

Homeland Security

What’s In Trump’s Executive Order on Separating Migrant Families—And What It Is Missing

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.

Espionage

Summary: Kaspersky Lab Files for a Preliminary Injunction Against DHS

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

Subscribe to Lawfare

EmailRSSKindle