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The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Thursday that it would begin re-implementing the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) program, a Trump-era policy also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers. The announcement follows an August US Supreme Court order requiring the MPP to restart over the Biden Administration’s objections. The Remain [...]

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled Tuesday that Hungary violated EU law by criminalizing organizational support for asylum seekers. The Hungarian law at issue restricted asylum admissibility, criminalized activities that facilitate the lodging of asylum applications for non-qualifying applicants, and permitted “restrictions on freedom of movement” for offending suspects. The law [...]

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The Australian and Papua New Guinean (PNG) governments announced Wednesday that they have agreed to realize a joint arrangement to end offshore immigration and refugee processing by December. In a joint statement from Australia’s Karen Andrews and PNG’s Westly Nukundj detailing the agreement, the parties stated that their respective governments have finalized the Regional Resettlement [...]

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At the end of May, Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, announced that his government would no longer prevent migrants from illegally entering Lithuania through Belarus. Throughout July, evidence emerged that Belarus had even taken active measures to encourage the flow of migrants, such as using government vehicles to escort migrants over the border. From [...]

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The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that an immigration judge’s two-sentence decision denying asylum to an Ecuadorean man was insufficient. The case was brought by Jorge Luis Valarezo-Tirado for review of an Immigration Judge’s reinstatement of his prior order of removal. The Immigration Judge initially affirmed a Department of Homeland [...]

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Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez and government officials delivered a 2.5-hour televised address Monday calling on civilians to resist weekend mass protests in the country by use of physical force, effectively calling for civil war. Late Monday, former JURIST Associate Editor and current Miami-based Cuban lawyer Daniela Carmona provided JURIST with an exclusive perspective on [...]

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