The Supreme Court Is Closed, But Immigration Courts Are Still Packing in Dozens of People at a Time

An unprecedented joint coalition of immigration judges, immigration attorneys, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees asked Tuesday to “immediately and temporarily close all immigration courts nationwide” in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more >

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ICE Is Ignoring a Simple Way to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus: Let People Out of Detention

Last week, a Cuban asylum seeker called me from a for-profit jail in Louisiana to express the same fear shared by people across the world. The man, whom I’ll call Alberto to protect him from potential retaliation, had more reason to worry about coronavirus than most: He was detained in a crowded room alongside nearly 100 others at a jail run by LaSalle Corrections, a company with a long record of providing shoddy medical care. Read more >

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With Coronavirus, ‘Health Care for Some’ Is a Recipe for Disaster

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Immigration judges want to know how to handle coronavirus

Agency memo contradicts Greyhound on bus raids

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Border Patrol Will Deploy Elite Tactical Agents to Sanctuary Cities

The Trump administration is deploying law enforcement tactical units from the southern border as part of a supercharged arrest operation in sanctuary cities across the country, an escalation in the pr Read more >

Trump’s expanded travel ban will hit Nigerians the hardest

No country has more to lose from President Donald Trump’s decision to  Read more >


On Monday, the Supreme Court lifted a lower-court stay on a Trump Administration rule Read more >

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Justices OK immediate Trump crackdown on immigrants' use of public benefits

The Supreme Court said Monday it will allow the Trump administration to begin enforcing a controversial new policy making it harder for low-income legal immigrants to obtain green cards or visas.  Read more >

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Trump Moves to Block Visas for Pregnant Women on ‘Birth Tourism’

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Thursday moved to empower its visa officers to block pregnant women abroad from visiting the United States in an effort to stop “birth tourism” — trips designed to Read more >

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