Britany Riley // 11/26/17 //
Advocates for Dreamers decided to table their request for documents detailing the Trump administration’s decision to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, choosing instead to seek a preliminary injunction before the March 5 deadline (Politico).
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has proposed an automated “Extreme Vetting Initiative”—it is both discriminatory and ineffective, writes Faiza Patel at Just Security.
In a systematic, but less visible way, the Trump administration is building a type of border wall through policy changes (WaPo).
Border patrol checkpoints are a poor use of resources—they should be shut down, writes Alex Nowrasteh at Cato at Liberty.
Fair-minded leaders and everyday people must push back against the nativist narrative slipping into public discourse—we should protect the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, writes Albert Fox Cahn for Just Security.