Immigration Newsmaker: Jerry Kammer Discusses His New Book, "Losing Control"

The Center will stream an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on July 8, at 2 p.m. EDT featuring the author of "Losing Control", Jerry Kammer – a Center fellow and a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter. David Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic, will lead the discussion, which will focus on how Washington’s failure to control illegal immigration provoked the populist backlash that powered Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 presidential election.

Refugee Placement and Medical Concerns Amid a Covid-19 Pandemic and an Economic Crisis

During the "suspension" period, from March 19 through June 17, 285 refugees were placed in American communities. There is no indication that refugees are being tested for the Covid-19 virus overseas or placed under quarantine upon arrival. 

Stopping Chinese Infiltration of U.S. Educational and Research Institutions

Foreign students and exchange scholars from certain countries — predominantly, but not exclusively, the People's Republic of China — represent an extraordinary risk to the United States through their extracurricular espionage activities.

It is becoming clear that the federal government has finally started to focus in earnest on the danger posed by China's pervasive espionage efforts, particularly in and around U.S. universities and research institutions. 

Panel: President Trump Extends and Broadens Protections for American Workers

The Center hosted a livestream panel discussing the presidential proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who present risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Printable Scorecard: Rate Trump's Upcoming Immigration Proclamation

Blog: Trump Expands the Foreign-Worker Ban

SCOTUS: DACA Cannot Be Ended, Yet

Video and Transcript Available

The Center hosted a livestream to discuss today's ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California.

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After the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling, What’s Next?

SCOTUS Strikes Down DACA Rescission

New Book: Losing Control
New Book: Losing Control
Refugee Placement Amid a Covid-19
Refugee Placement Amid a Covid-19
Stopping Chinese Infiltration
Stopping Chinese Infiltration
Presidential Proclamation
Presidential Proclamation
SCOTUS: DACA Cannot Be Ended, Yet
SCOTUS: DACA Cannot Be Ended, Yet

The Center will stream an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on July 8, at 2 p.m. EDT featuring the author of "Losing Control", Jerry Kammer – a Center fellow and a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter. David Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic, will lead the discussion, which will focus on how Washington’s failure to control illegal immigration provoked the populist backlash that powered Donald Trump to victory in the 2016 presidential election.

During the "suspension" period, from March 19 through June 17, 285 refugees were placed in American communities. There is no indication that refugees are being tested for the Covid-19 virus overseas or placed under quarantine upon arrival. 

Foreign students and exchange scholars from certain countries — predominantly, but not exclusively, the People's Republic of China — represent an extraordinary risk to the United States through their extracurricular espionage activities.

It is becoming clear that the federal government has finally started to focus in earnest on the danger posed by China's pervasive espionage efforts, particularly in and around U.S. universities and research institutions. 

The Center hosted a livestream panel discussing the presidential proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who present risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Printable Scorecard: Rate Trump's Upcoming Immigration Proclamation

Blog: Trump Expands the Foreign-Worker Ban

Video and Transcript Available

The Center hosted a livestream to discuss today's ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California.

Read Also: 

After the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling, What’s Next?

SCOTUS Strikes Down DACA Rescission

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D.C. District Court Judge Vacates Third-Country Transit Bar

He's wrong, but makes some good points

The judge ignored the legislative history of the Administrative Procedure Act, as well as the effect that publication of the rule before it became effective would have had on U.S. foreign relations and the administration's diplomatic efforts to stem the massive flow of aliens entering the United States illegally at the time the rule was published.
Topics: Asylum

The Rest of the Story of the Mayorkas/Edwards Feud at Homeland Security

One is under indictment, the other could be in a Biden administration

Immigration news does not consist solely of polices and numbers. Sometimes it involves interesting individuals, such as the feud seven years ago between two Obama-era appointees, both at the Department of Homeland Security. Jousting were Alejandro Mayorkas, then head of USCIS, and Charles K. Edwards, then the Acting Inspector General.

DHS/DOJ: Empower Asylum Officers to Apply the Immigration Laws in Credible Fear

Cleaning up the mess that is the credible fear process; more could be done

The current regulatory credible-fear review process is a mess, which not only ignores Congress's directives, but is also subject to significant exploitation by aliens with non-meritorious protection claims seeking to live and work in the United States indefinitely. DHS and DOJ propose to amend the current regulations to fix some of the problem.