For all the immigration concerns focusing on the U.S. southern border, Mexico has become primarily a “transit country,”with more people moving through it rather than directly leaving.
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For many migrants heading north, the dangers are just beginning when they reach Mexico.
Migrants and tourists have surprisingly similar effects on the communities along this corridor. But one group’s transit is legal and the other’s is not.
To understand immigration issues in context, I went to Mexico’s southern border—the starting point for many Central Americans’ journey to the U.S.
A look at the various visa and immigration options.
How linking funding levels to numbers of people arriving at the border could eventually backfire.
What parallels between the family separations policy and the first attempt at the travel ban say about the Trump administration’s approach to governance.
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.
The Supreme Court sought to nudge the president toward more civil rhetoric. But the majority rejected claims that the travel ban exceeded the scope of congressional delegation under the Immigration and Nationality Act or violated the Constitution’s Establishment Clause.
On Tuesday, in a 5–4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s September 2017 immigration order restricting entry to the United States by nationals of eight countries, finding that the order did not exceed the president’s authority under Section 1182(f) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. The full ruling is below.