Eve Levin  //  10/8/17  //  Topic Update


In the major immigration case Jennings v. Rodriguez, the government argues that it can deprive noncitizens of their legal rights just by making it hard to vindicate those rights, write Leah Litman and Britney Riley for Take Care.

Internal ICE emails revealed how agents struggled to provide support to President Trump’s rhetoric on immigration (ImmigrationProf Blog).

Research points to the centrality of immigration issues to President Trump’s electoral victory and popularity, writes Thomas B. Edsall at the New York Times.

The House Homeland Security Committee voted to advance a bill that would authorize $10 billion to President Trump’s border wall project (ACLU Blog).


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump offered a proposal that would offer legal status for the Dreamers in exchange for a border wall and increased regulation of immigration. The Trump administration has significantly increased regulation of immigration, in contrast with its anti-regulatory policies in other fields.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

Bipartisan negotiations over an agreement to address "Dreamers" is imperiled after President Trump makes disparaging remarks about Haitians and Africans. The Trump Administration announces plans to end Temporary Protected Status for approximately 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

A deal on the "Dreamers" may be less likely after an announcement from President Trump.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School