Asylum, INA § 212(f), Parole, and White Whales

  A 30-minute read.  Introduction I don’t blog nearly as often as I’d like, partly because I now sometimes write for other outlets, like the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and the Institute for Sound Public Policy, and regularly participate in or listen to Spaces about immigration on X (formerly Twitter). But, my irregular writing here is and […]

The Evil That Men Do: The Flores Settlement Agreement and its Contribution to Crimes Against Children – Part IV

Law Enforcement Officers provide aid to an infant in distress

An approximately 12-minute read. This is the final, I promise, one of the multi-part post about the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA). As you might recall, Part I was a history lesson to set the stage for the agreement, while Part II examined the relevant parts of the agreement paragraph-by-paragraph. In Part III, I explained border enforcement and began identifying shortcomings […]

The Curious Conundrum of Children in Cages

Border Patrol Detention Facility

This post should take approximately 10 minutes to read. Compared to some of my others, it isn’t very complicated and doesn’t require anything more than an open mind and, for the duration, you to leave your politics aside and to check your preconceived notions at the introduction. I’d also like to take this opportunity to […]