After 9:11

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After 9:11

  1. 1. Summary of “A Decade after 9/11, Enforcement Focus Prevails in the Unites States; Broader Immigration Reforms Remain Stalled” http://www.migrationinformation.org/Feature/display.cfm?id=870
  2. 2. <ul><li>However, after 9/11 reform was abandoned and replaced with intensified border control and immigration enforcement. </li></ul><ul><li>The Obama administration had pledged to follow through with immigration reform but instead deported more non-citizens in 2011 than any other administration. </li></ul><ul><li>The federal government spent billions securing legal travel channels and increasing security at the borders, especially the US-Mexico border. </li></ul><ul><li>A bipartisan comprehensive immigration </li></ul><ul><li>reform agreement was on the horizon </li></ul><ul><li>just before 9/11; it would have included: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cooperation on border security </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A temporary worker program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Legalization for millions of unauthorized </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> immigrants already in the U.S. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The US also sought to access international passenger records. </li></ul><ul><li>A November 2011 agreement with the EU, if approved by Parliament and EU Council will share air passengers’ data with the US. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy experts in the US and EU criticize it. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After the US implemented its entry-exit system after 9/11, Japan and Brazil followed suit with similar actions. The EU is working on one now. </li></ul><ul><li>Some states (including Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina) have adopted tough penalties for unauthorized immigrants and have tried to prevent their employment. </li></ul><ul><li>Other states (including California and Maryland) have adopted immigrant-friendly laws. </li></ul><ul><li>The Supreme Court will ultimately decide how much state governments can be involved in immigration. </li></ul>

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