Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Full Court Press: Far from a Retreat, the Trump Administration’s Border Policies Advance its Enforcement Aims

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Photo courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Sarah Pierce for the Migration Policy Institute reports that President Trump’s executive order temporarily ending the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border and indications that the administration may, for now, be shelving its plan to prosecute all adult illegal crossers have been welcomed by many anguished over the much-contested policies. Yet lost in the din is the deeper reality: The administration’s plan to detain all asylum seekers, including families, is now on its way to completion. The “catch-and-release” that Donald Trump has long railed against is, at least in part, effectively over for now, though the price tag in human and financial costs is a long way from being tallied in full.

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2018/06/the-full-court-press-far-from-a-retreat-the-trump-administrations-border-policies-advance-its-enforc.html

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Trump has continued the Obama regime policy of containment

Posted by: Cinaed De Canntun | Jun 24, 2018 1:35:46 AM

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