Spring 2017 • Vol.17, No.3

What Is Crimmigration Law?

by César García Hernández

The single most common type of crime prosecuted in federal courts is about immigration. Meanwhile, people facing the possibility of removal from the United States are frequently locked behind steel doors and surrounded by barbed wire.

As the number of people displaced by climate change or other environmental crises increases, is the international legal community ready to recognize them as refugees?

Passports are quite common, but what are visas and how are the two related as legal travel documents?

David Hudson looks at a recent due process case that appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court.

View additional resources for the classroom on the topics of migration, immigration, and refugees.



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