Policy Analysis

Policy Analysis

A Plan to Transform the US Immigrant Detention System
The US immigrant detention system serves two legitimate purposes, to ensure that persons in removal proceedings appear for their hearings and (if so ordered) can be deported and, in rare cases, to protect the public. Unlocking Human Dignity: A Plan...

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Immigrant Relatives of US Military Allowed to Stay
In November 2013, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued a policy memorandum clarifying that federal immigration officials may “parole in place” non-criminal immigrant family members of active-duty service members, reservists and veterans of the US armed forces. The grant...

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