Department of Homeland Security

DACA and the Limits of Good Governance

DACA and the Limits of Good Governance

Administrative law principles led the Supreme Court to deliver a victorious but unsatisfying and uncertain conclusion for migrants.

Reflections on Bureaucratic Barriers to Immigration Reform

Reflections on Bureaucratic Barriers to Immigration Reform

Practical obstacles to implementing policy illustrate how agencies assess their own constitutional authority.

“Remain in Mexico” Policy Remains in Effect for Now

“Remain in Mexico” Policy Remains in Effect for Now

Recent Trump Administration immigration policy survives round one in the courts.

Sanctuary Outside of Big Cities

Sanctuary Outside of Big Cities

Smaller local jurisdictions are adopting pro-immigration policies at an unprecedented rate.

Responding to Anti-Regulatory Tropes

Responding to Anti-Regulatory Tropes

Marchand’s argument questions key regulatory processes and ignores the net benefits of regulation.

Loosening the Federal Grip on Immigration Policy

Loosening the Federal Grip on Immigration Policy

Scholar contends that the emergence of “integrative enforcement” shows a shifting locus of immigration policy.

Trump Never Really Ordered a Halt to Child Separations

Trump Never Really Ordered a Halt to Child Separations

The President’s executive order purportedly ending family separations was merely symbolic.

Executive Orders and the Limits of Presidential Authority

Executive Orders and the Limits of Presidential Authority

Federal judge discusses the Trump Administration’s original travel ban.

Regulating Immigration in a Deregulatory Administration

Regulating Immigration in a Deregulatory Administration

The Trump Administration’s measures to restrict immigration do not square with its push to deregulate.

A Tumultuous Year for Transgender Service Members

A Tumultuous Year for Transgender Service Members

President Trump brought uncertainty to military transgender recruitment in 2017.

Improving the Public-Private Cybersecurity Partnership

Improving the Public-Private Cybersecurity Partnership

State-sponsored cyber attacks may require revamping how the government helps companies fight back.

The Cost of the Immigration Detention Bed Quota

The Cost of the Immigration Detention Bed Quota

Scholar argues that bed quotas financially burden taxpayers and may violate the law.