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EU and Mexico finalize duty-eliminating trade agreement
The EU and Mexico announced Tuesday that they have concluded a trade agreement four years in the making."While most of our efforts have been focused lately on tackling the Coronavirus crisis, we have also been working to advance our open and fair (More)
Implicit Threats of Violence: The American President's "Trump Card"
"Whoever can conquer the street will one day conquer the state, for every form of power politics and any dictatorship-run state has its roots in the street." - Joseph Goebbels, Third Reich Minister of Propaganda “I have the support of the police, th (More)
The WTO Appellate Body Crisis: How We Got Here and What Lies Ahead?
The Appellate Body is an important element of the Dispute Settlement System of the World Trade Organization (WTO), hearing appeals against the findings of the panel established by the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB). The Appellate Body (AB) ideally con (More)
OPEC agrees to historic oil production reduction
The Ministerial Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries concluded on Sunday with an agreement to cut oil production and raise prices in an attempt to stabilize the global oil market, which has seen significant fluctuation in the face of the COVID-19 p (More)
Immigrant Detention and Removal Are Not Essential
The US Supreme Court has temporarily postponed oral arguments; most state and local courts have as well. Yet, despite the risk posed by COVID-19, immigration courts across America continue to hold in-person removal proceedings. Immigration and Custom (More)
DOJ announces non-detained immigrant hearings postponed through May 1
The US Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announced via Twitter Monday evening that hearings in non-detained immigration cases will be postponed until May 1.The EOIR said that immigration courts are open for deta (More)
DOJ postpones 'remain in Mexico' asylum hearings
The Trump administration announced Monday that Migrant Protection Protocol asylum hearings scheduled through April 22 will be postponed due to COVID-19.The joint statement between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Justice Departm (More)
Mexico judge issues arrest warrant for former officials involved in investigation of 2014 student disappearances
A Mexican judge issued an arrest warrant for Tomas Zerón, the former head of investigations for the Attorney General's Office, and five other former officials on Wednesday for alleged violations in the investigation of the case of 43 college students (More)
Trump administration announces travel restrictions between US and Mexico
US President Donald Trump took official measures Friday to prevent further outbreak of COVID-19 by restricting the southern border of the US.Trump said that the US and Mexico have agreed to temporarily restrict nonessential travel across their s (More)
Migrants rights group sues US to stop deportation of three children
Two migrants rights groups sued the US on Tuesday in an effort to stop the deportation of three children to El Salvador.The Capital Area Immigrants Rights Coalition and the Justice Action Center filed suit in the US District Court for the Distric (More)