Eve Levin // 5/14/17 //
President Trump is responsible for ICE's mistreatment of DREAMers, explains Leah Litman on Take Care.
Even a live-tweeting U.S. senator cannot stop a deportation (NYT).
Sen. Ron Johnson (R. Wisconsin) and Rep. Ken Buck (R. Colorado) proposed greater state control over migration (Volokh Conspiracy).
The pause on refugee interviews has brought refugee resettlement to a grinding halt, notes the LA Times Editorial Board.
The Trump Administration has proposed heightened social media vetting of visa applicants (Ars Technica).
The ACLU has issued a travel warning for Texas based on a law that allows police officers to investigate immigration status during traffic stops (ABA Journal).
The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (“NWIRP”) is challenging a Department of Justice order to “cease and desist” representing immigrants in deportation hearings (Immigration Prof Blog).
Disturbing videos emerged depicting ICE agents making arrests in and around a Denver courthouse (ImmigrationProf Blog).
The Trump Administration announced last week that it would not stay the deportations of immigrants for whom private immigration bills had been introduced by members of Congress, denying Congressional representatives the ability to weigh in on the fairness of a deportation (ImmigrationProf Blog).
A recent report suggests some may be leaving behind lawful temporary statuses in the United States to migrate to Canada due to fear caused by the Administration’s rhetoric (ImmigrationProf Blog).