Immigration Challenges of the Past Decade and Future Reforms
SMU Law Review Forum, Vol. 73, 2020
17 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2020 Last revised: 5 Nov 2020
Date Written: April 1, 2020
Over the past decade, immigrants have faced numerous challenges in the United States, including a dramatic increase in deportations, the expansion and privatization of immigration detention, major changes to the asylum system combined with drastic cutbacks in refugee admissions, and a new wave of racism and xenophobia. This Article discusses these challenges and explores possible ways to address them in 2020 and beyond.
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