On Thursday, the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security announced an amendment to the rules governing asylum requests rendering ineligible for asylum those who attempt to enter the United States in violation of an order issued under Section 212(f) or 215(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Those statutes give the president certain authorities to restrict the entry of aliens to the United States.
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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.
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.
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.