DHS Memos on Immigration Executive Orders
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DHS Memos on Immigration Executive Orders

by on February 20, 2017 in Blog, English

DHS memos implementing the Executive Orders on immigration have been signed. My understanding is that they are final but not published. They do what we feared: massively increase detention, apply mandatory detention to detained immigrants wherever possible, apply expedited removal (summary deportation with no judicial review) across the board, and deputize local law enforcement agencies…

Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo
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Supreme Court TIES 4-4: Millions Left in Limbo

by on June 23, 2016 in Blog, English

The Supreme Court has announced a 4-4 tie decision in the case of United States vs. Texas, on whether President Obama’s executive order to suspend deportations and grant undocumented immigrants work permits is within his scope of authority as commander in chief. This means that the fifth circuit injunction against the program will stand and…