Britany Riley  //  11/26/17  //  Topic Update

The Trump administration petitioned the Supreme Court to allow the revised “travel ban” to go into effect while the government appeals a nationwide injunction issued by a federal district judge in Hawaii (CNNSCOTUSblog).

  • The State of Hawaii has until next Tuesday to respond to the Trump administration’s request (The Hill). 

A contingent of immigration law professors has submitted an amicus brief in favor of the plaintiffs in IRAP v. Trump, the Fourth Circuit’s consideration of the third Trump Administration travel ban (ImmigrationProf Blog).

According to the DHS Inspector General, federal agents violated court orders because of the confusion surrounding the rollout of the first travel ban (WaPo).

  • The Inspector General’s report is being blocked from publication by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the grounds that it contains information on the agency’s “deliberative process” (POGO

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

Michael Dorf argued that litigation against the travel ban should be considered a success, regardless of the final result at the Supreme Court. A report shows that Customs and Border Protection repeatedly violated court orders issued during the first week of the travel ban litigation.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A federal court grants an injunction requiring the Trump Administration to resume accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewal applications.

Take Care

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump's recent tweets may not help the government's defense of the latest iteration of the Travel Ban.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School