The Trump Administration has proposed a new rule that will affect every person seeking to enter the United States or receive a green card–it will greatly expand the number of people who can be excluded from the U.S. because they are “likely to become a public charge.” What does “public charge” mean and how would …
Under an agreement signed in 2002, Canada can return asylum-seekers to the US if they have traveled through the US or lived there prior to arriving in Canada. Recent policies north and south of the US-Canadian border pose new challenges to the agreement, as Sean Rehaag, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, explains.
Immigrants commit more crimes? Don’t learn English? Hurt the U.S. economy? These are “zombie ideas”– false claims that refuse to die. Professor Rubén Rumbaut sets the record straight.
Alex Aleinikoff speaks with David Martin on why he resigned from the Department of Homeland Security’s Advisory Council, what he objects to in Trump Administration immigration policies and what balanced and responsible immigration policy could look like.
Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Professor Lauren Gilbert on the detention of re-united immigrant families and the difficult choices they face: should they return to their home countries together, should the parent return and child stay in the U.S., or should the family remain in ICE detention to pursue claims to political asylum?
Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Georgetown Law Professor Marty Lederman on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the travel ban.
Alex Aleinikoff speaks with Professor Denise Gilman, Director of the Immigration Clinic at the UT Austin School of Law.