Dreamers may now sweat for several months longer

Updates

  1. Originally published, February 27, 5:16 pm, under the title, “Dreamers may now sweat for several months.”
  2. February 28, 2:09 pm:
    • I was regretting that title almost immediately. Changed to “Dreamers may now sweat for several months longer.”
    • Scotland and Wales embraced European Union law to protect their devolved powers, adding yet more complexity to Theresa May’s Brexit effort.[1]

Unauthorized migration

David G. Savage, “Supreme Court extends relief for ‘Dreamers,’ refuses to rule now on Trump immigration plan,” Los Angeles Times, February 26, 2018, http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-na-pol-court-daca-20180220-story.html

Lydia Wheeler and Rafael Bernal, “Supreme Court refuses to hear Trump challenge on DACA,” Hill, February 26, 2018, http://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/375575-supreme-court-refuses-to-hear-trump-challenge-on-daca


Academic job market

Leonard Cassuto, “The Grief of the Ex-Academic,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 26, 2018, https://chroniclevitae.com/news/2007-the-grief-of-the-ex-academic


Brexit

Peter O’Dwyer, “Good Friday agreement ‘can stop hard Brexit,’” Times, February 26, 2018, https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/good-friday-agreement-can-stop-hard-brexit-khlw9gfrx

Andrew Sparrow and Peter Walker, “Corbyn to put May on spot by embracing EU customs union,” Guardian, February 26, 2018, https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/feb/26/jeremy-corbyn-to-confirm-labour-wants-a-customs-union-with-eu

Deutschewelle, “Scotland, Wales defy London with laws to keep powers after Brexit,” Deutschewelle, February 28, 2018, http://www.dw.com/en/scotland-wales-defy-london-with-laws-to-keep-powers-after-brexit/a-42764193


Academia

Margaret Spellings offers a defense of higher education[2] I mostly adore. The trouble is that it is also precisely the kind of argument that will fail to dissuade academia’s detractors.

Margaret Spellings, “The Perils of Trashing the Value of College,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 22, 2018, https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Perils-of-Trashing-the/242614


  1. [1]Deutschewelle, “Scotland, Wales defy London with laws to keep powers after Brexit,” Deutschewelle, February 28, 2018, http://www.dw.com/en/scotland-wales-defy-london-with-laws-to-keep-powers-after-brexit/a-42764193
  2. [2]Margaret Spellings, “The Perils of Trashing the Value of College,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 22, 2018, https://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Perils-of-Trashing-the/242614

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