Immigration Regulation

Immigrants Living Under a Different Regulatory Scheme

Immigrants Living Under a Different Regulatory Scheme

Scholars and advocates address regulatory frameworks that govern immigrants without legal status.

DNA Testing in Immigration Control

DNA Testing in Immigration Control

Scholar cautions against the increasing use of biometric testing by immigration authorities.

The Precedent for Noncitizen Voting

The Precedent for Noncitizen Voting

New York City’s move to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections is not unprecedented.

The Magnification of Arrest Information

The Magnification of Arrest Information

Scholar shows that regulatory bodies use arrests as informational proxies—but that this use has its costs.

Lost in Translation in Immigration Detention

Lost in Translation in Immigration Detention

Scholars analyze linguistic and cultural barriers asylum-seekers face in the credible fear interview process.

Reining in Immigration Adjudicators

Reining in Immigration Adjudicators

Two scholars argue that immigration adjudication should no longer be afforded Chevron deference.

Rescinding the Muslim Ban Is Not Enough

Rescinding the Muslim Ban Is Not Enough

Muslims and activists call on President Biden to protect Muslims against discriminatory federal practices.

Requiring Courts to Believe Noncitizens

Requiring Courts to Believe Noncitizens

The Supreme Court will decide whether federal courts are required to presume the credibility of noncitizens.

DHS Biometrics Proposal Lacks Transparency and Other Safeguards

DHS Biometrics Proposal Lacks Transparency and Other Safeguards

DHS must exercise greater transparency about the use, testing, and disposal of biometric information collected in the immigration context.

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Portugal’s Response to COVID-19

Timely and extensive interventions have facilitated Portugal’s success in addressing COVID-19.

Is the Trump Administration Closing the Door on Asylum Seekers?

Is the Trump Administration Closing the Door on Asylum Seekers?

DHS proposes implementing asylum application fees and extending applicants’ pre-employment waiting period.

“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.