Foreign Policy and National Security

Staffing, Due Process Pose Hurdles For Biden Asylum Plan

President Joe Biden’s proposal to slash immigration court backlogs by authorizing asylum officers to decide some requests for protection at the border has garnered broad support from immigrant advocates, though questions remain about the plan’s impact on due process rights and the asylum office’s resources…

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Immigrant Groups Want DOL To Address Wage-Hour Rights

¬†The top two officials in the U.S. Department of Labor have said they’ll prioritize protecting immigrant workers from wage and hour, bias and safety violations, citing their own immigrant backgrounds. But advocates are urging agency leaders to match their messaging with strengthened policies and additional enforcement resources…

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Nestle, Cargill Deny Liability For Child Slavery At High Court

Nestl√© and Cargill told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that they can’t be held liable for claims they aided child slavery on African farms, arguing the alleged atrocities occured completely outside the U.S. with no connection to its jurisdiction…

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