Eve Levin // 7/23/17 //
Subtle changes in enforcement policies will ensure a Muslim Ban, argue Farhana Khera and Johnathan Smith for the New York Times.
Political exigencies historically have shaped definitions of families in immigration law, observes Mae Ngai at the New York Times.
According to a recent State Department memo, grandparents now qualify as a close enough relation to be eligible to receive a US visa (Reuters).
Immigration courts have become backlogged, and new hiring of judges will not be enough (LA Times).
Maslenjak v. United States, a case regarding misrepresentations and revocation of naturalization, sets a heightened standard for a range of cases, theorizes Cyrus Mehta on The Insightful Immigration Blog.