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Reintroducing a Bill to Tighten Up the Refugee Admission and Adjustment Processes

On June 8, Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho), who was recently selected as chairman of the House Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, introduced H.R. 2826, the "Refugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2017", along with co-sponsors Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Lamar Smith (R-Texas). The bill has not yet been favorably reported out, although it has been considered by the Committee on the Judiciary at least twice — most recently on June 28.

The Trump Travel Ban: Let's Define "Bona Fide" Students Carefully

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled on President Trump's proposed travel ban from six nations in the Middle East and Africa, as my colleague Andrew Arthur has reported, let me suggest a careful definition of one of the populations excluded from the ban.

The Court allowed part of the ban to go forward, but accepted the future entry of several groups of persons who have a "bona fide" relationship with someone, or some institution, in the United States.

SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Trump Travel Cases and Stays Injunctions in Part

The Supreme Court issued today a per curiam order, in which it agreed to the government's request for certiorari and partially granted the government's application to stay preliminary injunctions in two recent circuit court decisions that enjoined, in part, provisions of Executive Order 13,780, captioned "Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrori

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