New Article: The New Migration Law: Migrants, Refugees and Citizens in an Anxious Age

New Article: Hiroshi Motomura, The New Migration Law: Migrants, Refugees and Citizens in an Anxious Age, 105 Cornell L. Rev. 457 (2020).

Once every generation or so, entire fields of law require a full reset. We need to rethink basic premises, ask new questions, and even recast the role of law itself. This moment has come for the law governing migration. Seasoned observers of immigration and refugee law have developed answers to core questions that emerged a generation ago. But their answers often fail to engage coherently with the daunting challenges posed by migration in this anxious age. To try to do better, I undertake four inquiries. In isolation they may seem familiar, but I combine them here in new ways to find a path forward.

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