Starting with Turkey and the European Union.
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Turkey's cities are grappling with hundreds of thousands of refugees, but more remains to be done.
Implementing the Refugee EO: The State Department Should Consider Refugee Agency Assurances as Bona Fide Relationships
While progress has been made in implementing the Supreme Court’s stay of lower court injunctions of President Trump’s revised refugee executive order (EO), the State Department’s current stance on refugee admissions requires further review.
The U.S. Court of Appeals of the Ninth Circuit has affirmed in part a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration's revised travel ban issued by a federal district court in Hawaii v. Trump. The circuit court vacated the portions of the injunction that prevent the government from conducting internal reviews and that run against the President personally, but otherwise upheld the district court's ruling. The opinion is available in full below.
The Fourth Circuit's curious citation of Ex parte Milligan in the travel ban case is a reflection of a kind of judicial supremacy and constitutional universalism that is very attractive today among left-leaning lawyers, judges, and legal academics—but that's not what Milligan says.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has affirmed in part a district court's nationwide preliminary injunction issued against the Trump administration's revised travel ban in International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump. The decision is included in full below.
The Fourth Circuit Argument on the Refugee EO: Second-Guessing the President or Safeguarding Individual Rights?
Yesterday's argument placed two opposition options before the Fourth Circuit (1) narrowly construe the President’s authority and read Trump’s comments in the worst possible light, or (2) cultivate a measure of deference.
An en banc Fourth Circuit hears argument on Executive Order 13,780.
What the Data Really Show About Terrorists Who 'Came Here,' Part III: What If You Included Domestic Terrorism Cases?
The Justice Department data about which President Trump appears to have been talking excludes domestic terrorism cases. The picture is very different if you don’t do that.
Which countries are, and which countries are not, exporting terrorists to the United States? And are those the same countries from which Trump’s executive order would ban entry?