Everything you Need to Know About Seeking Asylum in the United States

Emily Portalatin Munoz This country was built by immigrants (over the graves of the indigenous but that’s a topic for another day). We go into a little bit of history in my post The Process of seeking Asylum in the U.S but let us review anyway.         There were no laws restricting immigration until the lateContinue reading “Everything you Need to Know About Seeking Asylum in the United States”

White Paper Post

Throughout this semester, we have learned how to craft and structure policy in an effort to implement or present change to proper officials so that institutions of our government can be improved. As a citizen activist and senior at George Mason University, I have spent the last several months researching sanctuary jurisdictions in the UnitedContinue reading “White Paper Post”

The Best Course of Action

When floods of people come to your nation in search of a better life how do you facilitate the needs through our current system? How can we improve them? Background There were no law restricting immigration until the late 1800’s with the passing the Page Act of 1875 and the Chinese Exclusion act of 1882Continue reading “The Best Course of Action”

Sanctuary City Policy Brief

Sanctuary Jurisdictions, commonly referred to as “Sanctuary Cities,” in the United States are cities, counties, or states that implement at least one policy that limits local or state law enforcement resources towards federal organizations in solving immigration issues. In this policy brief, we will summarize the “Proposal for Asylum Seeking and Immigration Relocation Plan.” Introduction:Continue reading “Sanctuary City Policy Brief”

What is the Legislative Background of Asylum in the United States?

Written by: Emily Portalatin Munoz This country has was build by immigrants (over the graves of the indigenous but that’s a topic for another day). We go into a little bit of history in my post The Process of seeking Asylum in the U.S but lets review anyway. There were no law restricting immigration untilContinue reading “What is the Legislative Background of Asylum in the United States?”

Who are the people that come to the United States for Asylum?

Written By: Emily Portalatin Munoz Lets take a look into who the people are that come to seek help. What are there reasons? And why come to the United States? It is no secret that the people that rick their  and families lives to get to the US/Mexico border are in desperate need of asylum.Continue reading “Who are the people that come to the United States for Asylum?”

How to Pass Legislation to Help Asylees

Written by: Emily Portalatin Munoz In order for a bill on capitol hill to turn into law it must go through a rather rigorous process. But this process must be fulfilled in order for any improvements made in order for asylum seekers to have an easier process though the system with new protection put inContinue reading “How to Pass Legislation to Help Asylees”

This is How we Solve the Immigration Crisis

Written by: Emily Portalatin Munoz I have gone in some depths when talking about the refugee Protection act of 2019. I have written a blog with quick facts and mentioned in my Asylum: What are our options? post. This bill was made in response to the Trumps approach to the immigration system. Its not surpriseContinue reading “This is How we Solve the Immigration Crisis”

Action Plan for Sanctuary Cities

In this action memo, I will lay out a clear policy solution and implementation plan for the alternative to the current Sanctuary Jurisdiction system as discussed in the last two memos. I am hoping with this alternative, we will be able to develop a plan that appeases both liberals and conservatives. Here is the proposal:Continue reading “Action Plan for Sanctuary Cities”

Asylum: What are our Options?

Written by: Emily Portalatin Munoz When it comes to the many faults of our system in regards to the grand scheme of immigration as related to asylum what polices can be enacted to solve these problems.  Asylum is a complex issue that deals with the lives of people in their most dire time of need.Continue reading “Asylum: What are our Options?”