Lawyers–outraged by the Trump Administration’s harsh policies against immigrants–have brought scores of cases challenging the President’s actions. They have been remarkably successful in persuading judges to invalidate or put on hold many of the Administration’s new policies. Law professor Peter Margulies tells us why the lawyers have been able to stop Trump in the courts and the role that narrative can play in legal strategy and decision-making.
Project Aim: Foundational research on migration and humanitarian policy to support the President’s Office at the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Project Description: The President’s Office in the IRC is currently engaged in a series of forward-thinking policy discussions examining the evolution of trends in conflict, displacement, and crisis relief. As the IRC pursues a goal