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

Overview American politics following the 2000 election exist in a state which can only fairly be judged through reflection, as changes had occurred both incredibly fast and with long-standing consequences whose impacts are only laid bare years after their implementation. This period has long been defined through both the culmination of increasing global immigration patternsContinue reading “White Paper”

Trump’s America: Immigration

Decades of Rising Tensions Resulting in Ineffective Rhetoric-Driven Policies It is inadmissible and ignorant to think that the world’s vast changes in the past 20 years hasn’t had an impact on immigration, or human migration as a whole. In fact, since 1970 America has seen an ever-increasing number of immigrants (Budiman, 2020), which has thuslyContinue reading “Trump’s America: Immigration”

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”

Action Memo

The issues surrounding the American immigration system are complex, and there is no blanket solution which will be appeasing down both sides of the aisle. As we have seen over the past decade, conservatives are traditionally more opposed to immigration, whereas their liberal counterparts seek less constriction on immigration law. This author’s proposal for policyContinue reading “Action Memo”

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?”

Legislative History Post

A history of the Trump administration’s policies, from conception to action January 20th 2017, Trump is inaugurated into office after having run on a platform utilizing immigration-critical rhetoric. January 25th 2017, Trump signs executive orders to call for the construction of a border wall along the US/Mexico border, and simultaneously introduce fines for municipalities protecting non-citizens (sanctuary cities).  JanuaryContinue reading “Legislative History Post”

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”