Zachary Piaker  //  11/6/17  //  Topic Update


Time can move backwards for immigrants waiting for green cards, writes David Bier.

The ACLU has joined a class-action lawsuit seeking to halt the deportation of Indonesian Christians residing in the U.S. who would face religious persecution if returned to their home country (ACLU).

  • Read the complaint here.

President Trump has invited several Senate Republicans to the White House to discuss progress on a possible bill addressing “Dreamers,” reports Seung Min Kim in Politico.

The ACLU is suing the Trump Administration for the release of a ten-year-old girl with cerebral palsy detained by ICE after undergoing surgery (WaPo, NYT).

  • Read the complaint here.
  • Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia argues the case highlights a failure of prosecutorial discretion in Notice & Comment.

President Trump called on Congress to end the Diversity Visa Lottery program, the program that enabled the alleged NY attacker to enter the country in 2010 (NYTimes, WaPo, CNN, Politico).

The Justice Department announced that the Trump administration needs to double the number of immigration judges in order to handle the caseload (Washington Examiner).

  • Read the report here.

 

 

 

 

 


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump offered a proposal that would offer legal status for the Dreamers in exchange for a border wall and increased regulation of immigration. The Trump administration has significantly increased regulation of immigration, in contrast with its anti-regulatory policies in other fields.