Trump Reportedly Considering Travel Ban-Style Proposal to Block Asylum-Seekers at U.S.-Mexico Border 

As the Trump administration gears up to send 800 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, Donald Trump is reportedly considering imposing a ban on asylum-seekers. The proposed executive action would be similar to the anti-Muslim travel-ban, which was blocked by federal courts until the Supreme Court upheld a watered down,…

Justice Kagan Asks, Totally Hypothetically, How a Travel Ban Would Work if Our President Was Bigoted in Some Way

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court was presented with oral arguments over the legitimacy of Trump’s travel ban in Trump v. Hawaii. The case is over the ban’s third iteration, which was struck down by lower courts. Justice Elena Kagan wanted to know what would happen if a really shifty, bigoted, terrible president…

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