Asylum Seekers & Refugees

Last updated: November 2020

References

  1. ^ may apply for asylum (www.law.cornell.edu)
  2. ^ memos (abcnews.go.com)
  3. ^ Download this timeline in a PDF (immigrantjustice.org)
  4. ^ Download Attacks on Asylum and Litigation (immigrantjustice.org)
  5. ^ strong-armed (apnews.com)
  6. ^ 13,000 (www.buzzfeednews.com)
  7. ^ arbitrarily sent to Mexico (www.nytimes.com)
  8. ^ enjoined (drive.google.com)
  9. ^ U.S. and international law (immigrantjustice.org)
  10. ^ final rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  11. ^ many new bars to asylum eligibility (www.law360.com)
  12. ^ condemned (immigrantjustice.org)
  13. ^ sued (nipnlg.org)
  14. ^ proposed regulation (www.federalregister.gov)
  15. ^ Comments (immigrantjustice.salsalabs.org)
  16. ^ comments in opposition to this rule (immigrantjustice.org)
  17. ^ policy to terminate asylum (www.aila.org)
  18. ^ termination policy (www.uscis.gov)
  19. ^ proposed regulation (www.federalregister.gov)
  20. ^ Comments (www.aila.org)
  21. ^ blocked CBP from conducting further asylum screenings (www.tahirih.org)
  22. ^ unlawful (www.npr.org)
  23. ^ confining children alone in hotels (www.propublica.org)
  24. ^ suit (www.courthousenews.com)
  25. ^ 100,000 individuals (www.cbp.gov)
  26. ^ 2,000 children.  (www.courthousenews.com)
  27. ^ complaint (innovationlawlab.org)
  28. ^ denying (innovationlawlab.org)
  29. ^ a proposed rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  30. ^ now-indefinite border closure (immigrantjustice.org)
  31. ^ even during public health emergencies (www.refworld.org)
  32. ^ unequivocally rejected (www.publichealth.columbia.edu)
  33. ^ vacated (immigrantjustice.org)
  34. ^ a separate ruling (www.courthousenews.com)
  35. ^ ruled (decisions.fct-cf.gc.ca)
  36. ^ ntil January 22, 2021 (www.politico.com)
  37. ^ further human rights violations (voiceonline.com)
  38. ^ enjoined (www.aclu.org)
  39. ^ vacated (www.cadc.uscourts.gov)
  40. ^ enjoined by a federal judge in September 2019 (www.aclu.org)
  41. ^ filed an amicus brief (www.supremecourt.gov)
  42. ^ lifted the injunction (www.aclu.org)
  43. ^ the U.S. Supreme Court eliminated  (www.supremecourt.gov)
  44. ^ habeas corpus  (www.supremecourt.gov)
  45. ^ review (www.supremecourt.gov)
  46. ^ lifts a rule to process applications (www.govinfo.gov)
  47. ^ are frequently pending for years (www.govinfo.gov)
  48. ^ even greater barriers (www.govinfo.gov)
  49. ^ suit (asylumadvocacy.org)
  50. ^ proposed rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  51. ^ categorical condemnation (immigrantjustice.org)
  52. ^ comments (immigrantjustice.org)
  53. ^ proposed a rule (immigrantjustice.org)
  54. ^ NIJC strongly opposes (immigrantjustice.org)
  55. ^ CBP entered into an agreement (www.documentcloud.org)
  56. ^ a hostile track record (www.aila.org)
  57. ^ detained families sued the federal government (www.tahirih.org)
  58. ^ The request includes (www.cnn.com)
  59. ^ also announced (s3.amazonaws.com)
  60. ^ closure of the U.S. border with Canada and Mexico (www.nytimes.com)
  61. ^ far exceed those of their southern neighbors (www.nytimes.com)
  62. ^ and children (www.buzzfeednews.com)
  63. ^ U.S. and international law (www.refworld.org)
  64. ^ NIJC strongly condemns (immigrantjustice.org)
  65. ^ continued and expansive use of detention (www.thedailybeast.com)
  66. ^ upheld on appeal (www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org)
  67. ^ reinstated the district court’s preliminary injunction (democracyforward.org)
  68. ^ In September 2019 (democracyforward.org)
  69. ^ brought suit in federal court (democracyforward.org)
  70. ^ the federal court concluded (www.scribd.com)
  71. ^ There are reports (www.buzzfeednews.com)
  72. ^ Confusion about Cuccinelli’s role lives on (www.cnn.com)
  73. ^ 60,000 Mexicans (www.politico.com)
  74. ^ enjoined MPP (immigrantjustice.org)
  75. ^ issued a report (immigrantjustice.org)
  76. ^ fully operational (www.washingtonpost.com)
  77. ^ removed (cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov)
  78. ^ declined to lift (www.aclu.org)
  79. ^ review (www.npr.org)
  80. ^ 3,700 migrants through HARP and PACR (www.migrationpolicy.org)
  81. ^ 75% of the asylum seekers (www.motherjones.com)
  82. ^ to the ACA (immigrantjustice.org)
  83. ^ expanding two new programs to the Rio Grande Valley (www.krgv.com)
  84. ^ were initially launched in the El Paso area (www.aclu.org)
  85. ^ effectively precluded from receiving meaningful help (www.aclutx.org)
  86. ^ reliminary rates of CFI passage (www.wola.org)
  87. ^ fees for affirmative asylum filings and for initial work authorization for asylum seekers (www.federalregister.gov)
  88. ^ a proposed rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  89. ^ Final rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  90. ^ opposed (immigrantjustice.org)
  91. ^ in effect (www.buzzfeednews.com)
  92. ^ NIJC and several other organizations (immigrantjustice.org)
  93. ^ federal lawsuit (immigrantjustice.org)
  94. ^ a proposed rule (www.federalregister.gov)
  95. ^ NIJC submitted comments (immigrantjustice.org)
  96. ^ Administration reaches agreement with Honduras (www.wsj.com)
  97. ^ “[t]wo-thirds of its roughly 9 million people live in poverty,” (www.politico.com)
  98. ^ will no longer allow any arriving asylum seekers to be released into the community (www.dhs.gov)
  99. ^ will be returned to Mexico (www.npr.org)
  100. ^ violence and danger (www.hrw.org)
  101. ^ bilateral agreement (sv.usembassy.gov)
  102. ^ entered into an agreement (www.apnews.com)
  103. ^ the State Department’s travel advisory for El Salvador (travel.state.gov)
  104. ^ Asylum Ban 2.0 (www.federalregister.gov)
  105. ^ a Temporary Restraining Order (www.lawfareblog.com)
  106. ^ issued a decision (www.vox.com)
  107. ^ new IF (www.federalregister.gov)
  108. ^ any undocumented individual (www.uscirf.gov)
  109. ^ return of many to harm (www.uscirf.gov)
  110. ^ A lawsuit (www.aclu.org)
  111. ^ Matter of L-E-A- (www.justice.gov)
  112. ^ yet another BIA decision (www.aila.org)
  113. ^ New pilot program (www.nbcnews.com)
  114. ^ testified to Congress on July 2019 (www.hsgac.senate.gov)
  115. ^ it was reported that (www.latimes.com)
  116. ^ deal with Guatemala (www.buzzfeednews.com)
  117. ^ one of the most dangerous countries in the world (www.pri.org)
  118. ^ Federal Register on November 19, 2019. (s3.amazonaws.com)
  119. ^ issues a memo (drive.google.com)
  120. ^ undermines the few but essential protections (cliniclegal.org)
  121. ^ Temporary Restraining Order (www.courtlistener.com)
  122. ^ banned individuals who do not present themselves at a point of entry from applying for asylum (www.whitehouse.gov)
  123. ^ an IFR (www.federalregister.gov)
  124. ^ declared the rule illegal (www.bloomberg.com)
  125. ^ East Bay Sanctuary Covenant v. Trump (cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov)
  126. ^ dismantle the Flores settlement agreement (www.humanrightsfirst.org)
  127. ^ Trafficking of Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA) (www.law.cornell.edu)
  128. ^ the regulatory process (www.federalregister.gov)
  129. ^ undermine unaccompanied children’s rights to a bond hearing (immigrantjustice.org)
  130. ^ protections and guidelines (www.womensrefugeecommission.org)
  131. ^ Inspector General (OIG) report about family separation (www.oig.dhs.gov)
  132. ^ compounds other longstanding border-wide tactics that CBP (www.splcenter.org)
  133. ^ Matter of A-B- (www.justice.gov)
  134. ^ Sessions overruled  (www.thenation.com)
  135. ^ Matter of A-B- (www.thenation.com)
  136. ^ a federal court issued a decision (casetext.com)
  137. ^ 21 state attorneys general (www.scsuntimes.com)
  138. ^ case quotas (cdn.cnn.com)
  139. ^ opposition from the National Association of Immigration Judges (www.washingtonpost.com)
  140. ^ under pressure to rush through court proceedings (www.cnn.com)
  141. ^ continues to creep closer to one million (www.aila.org)
  142. ^ widespread family separations (www.justice.gov)
  143. ^ causing irreversible, life-long trauma to over 2,600 children (www.aclu.org)
  144. ^ deterrence mechanism (theintercept.com)
  145. ^ an Executive Order (www.whitehouse.gov)
  146. ^ more than 900 separations (www.nytimes.com)
  147. ^ in other cases (immigrantjustice.org)
  148. ^ HIV status (www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org)
  149. ^ agreement to share information (www.texasmonthly.com)
  150. ^ vacates decision in  (www.justice.gov)
  151. ^ Matter of E-F-H-L (www.justice.gov)
  152. ^ the rights of asylum seekers to testify on their own behalf (www.justice.gov)
  153. ^ prolonged and indefinite detention (www.aila.org)
  154. ^ ICE’s own policy directive (casetext.com)
  155. ^ ICE’s own data revealed (immigrantjustice.org)
  156. ^ ordered ICE to resume individualized release (www.aclu.org)
  157. ^ Heredia-Mons v. McAleenan (www.laaclu.org)
  158. ^ demonstrating credible fear in asylum interviews (www.aila.org)
  159. ^ a high rate of denials (www.cnn.com)
  160. ^ “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” (www.whitehouse.gov)
  161. ^ Download a copy of this timeline. (immigrantjustice.org)
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