By: Alexandra Stafford.
Image credit: Reuters/Stefan Wermuth, Quartz (Oct. 1, 2017) https://qz.com/1090885/austria-just-slapped-a-burqa-ban-on-the-150-women-who-dare-to-wear-one/.Read More
By: Jeffrey Caviston.
On September 23, New Zealanders went to the polls to vote for their next government. As a result of a shifting political landscape, party leadership changes, and the country’s proportional voting system, voters elected a coalition progressive-populist-nationalist government. In contrast to the country’s pro-globalization, anti-regulation regime of the last 30 years, the new government is expected to pursue more isolationist policies, particularly in the areas of immigration and foreign trade.
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By: Angela C. White.
German deportation practices have been a point of controversy in recent months, especially since the German government has accelerated its deportation processes for those who do not qualify for refugee protection. According to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier, the push to deport more people was an attempt to persuade conservative voters and preserve support for the asylum system.Read More
By Monica Macias.
Sunday, November 20th, is the Universal Children's Day. Today's blog post provides an analysis of the problems children face in immigration court. In particular, the proceedings are viewed as "civil," and therefore, children are not entitled to representation by an attorney. Continue reading to learn about a possible solution for children in immigration court proceedings.Read More