Alexandra Widas // 6/11/17 //
Visa applicants deemed to be a potential threat to national security will be required to provide their social media handles under new vetting procedures (Ars Technica).
Fake posters in Washington, D.C., urged residents to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities and provided telephone numbers to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) (NYT).
A new lawsuit challenges ICE’s policy requiring pre-approval for advocates to access family detention facilities to assist clients (ImmigrationProf Blog).
A new Government Accountability Office report highlights the need to reduce case backlog and improve management at the Executive Office for Immigration Review (ImmigrationProf Blog).
A look back at the debates and government action against Italian immigrants in the 19th and early-20th centuries reveals numerous parallels to today’s immigration debates, argues Helene Stapinski (NYT).
Immigration judges have been reassigned to posts at border detention facilities by the Trump Administration to speed up deportations at the border (Immigration Prof Blog).
U.S. immigration law enables modern slavery, argues Christopher Lapinig (The Atlantic).