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Episode 30: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast November 20, 2018

Midterm election results, the outlook of divided government, news updates, and the recent ouster of Jeff Sessions and rumored departures of Kirstjen Nielsen and John Kelly.

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Episode 24: This Week in Immigration

Immigration / Podcast August 28, 2018

The latest in efforts to reunite families, the proposed “public charge” rule, non-citizens’ use of public benefits, and why Sessions has moved to curtail continuances.

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Why Hiring More Judges Would Reduce Immigration Court Backlogs

Cristobal Ramón / Blog July 25, 2018

Increasing the number of immigration judges would reduce the backlog by 2025, a step that would strengthen the U.S. immigration system’s enforcement.

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Why Are Families Being Separated at the Border?

Immigration / Blog June 13, 2018

Explaining the new “zero-tolerance policy” against illegal entry into the United States implemented by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security.

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Slamming the Gavel on the Immigration Case Backlog

Immigration / Blog January 8, 2018

With Congress debating a permanent solution for DREAMers, the impact of the immigration courts on the overall immigration system will continue to be a key issue.  

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Fact Sheet: Building a Permanent DACA Program

Hunter Hallman / Blog December 7, 2017

Congress passing legislation to protect DACA recipients and DREAMers won’t automatically trigger protected status, nor is a program immediately effective.

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Record Number of Cases in Immigration Courts is Simmering Crisis

Hunter Hallman, Cristobal Ramón / Blog October 4, 2017

Making a significant and lasting dent in immigration court backlog will require a massive undertaking.

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DACA Rescinded: An Overview of the Trump Administration’s Decision to End DACA

Cristobal Ramón / Blog September 19, 2017

It remains to be seen which bills from Congress emerge as a permanent solution the 800,000 or more DACA recipients in the United States.

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DACA Announcement: What Does It Mean?

Theresa Cardinal Brown / Blog September 5, 2017

Learn what the Trump administration’s announcement to terminate the DACA program means.

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Immigration in Trump’s FY2018 Budget

Lazaro Zamora / Blog May 25, 2017

The FY2018 budget proposes billions in funding increases for border and immigration enforcement, including funds to construct new miles of wall.

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