//  11/6/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump’s recent executive order subjects follow-on family members of refugees to the same level of vetting as the original refugee sponsor already in the U.S., a modest, but unnecessary, step, writes Alex Nowrasteh at Cato at Liberty.

  • Read the executive order here.

Adding Uzbekistan to the travel ban would further demonstrate that Trump administration’s list of banned countries is not based on objective criteria, writes David Bier at the Cato Institute.

Google, Microsoft, and other tech companies are joining the lawsuit against the Trump Administration over the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (Reuters).







Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Michael Dorf argued that litigation against the travel ban should be considered a success, regardless of the final result at the Supreme Court. A report shows that Customs and Border Protection repeatedly violated court orders issued during the first week of the travel ban litigation.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A federal court grants an injunction requiring the Trump Administration to resume accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications.

Take Care

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump's recent tweets may not help the government's defense of the latest iteration of the Travel Ban.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School