Elizabeth Keyes (Baltimore): Unconventional Refugees. Emily Ryo (USC): Legal Attitudes of Immigrant Detainees. Kari E. Hong (Boston College): The Absurdity of Crime-Based Deportation. ICE detainees are asking to be put in solitary confinement for their own safety. Cesar Cuauhtemoc Garcia Hernandez (Denver): Abolishing Immigration Prisons. Who so sanctuary cities protect? Public safety is precisely why sanctuary cities are a good idea. Where Trump gets his fuzzy border math: Meet the Center for Immigration Studies, the far-right "think tank" working to legitimize the immigration crackdown. Hua Hsu on when immigrants are no longer considered Americans.

Is Trump's second immigration ban unconstitutional? Dahlia Lithwick on assessing the legal challenges to the new executive order. Here's how the White House is justifying the new refugee and immigration ban. Blocked immigration ban proves Trump's tweets will haunt his presidency. Ed Kilgore on Trump's hard road ahead to save his travel ban. Do outsiders have legal rights? Stayed or not, Trump's ban highlights the need for strong immigrant rights.