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Federal Court Judge Reconsiders Trump Travel Ban Definitions

Jul 14, 2017

Late Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick K. Watson in Honolulu halted parts of President Trump’s travel ban. Watson contends that the Supreme Court defined “bona fide” relationship too narrowl...

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Supreme Court Allows Partial Implementation of Trump's Travel Ban

Jun 26, 2017

Updated June 27, 11:04: On Monday, the Supreme Court announced that it would rule on the lawfulness of President Donald Trump’s executive order that instituted a de facto travel ban. In the meantime, ...

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Upcoming CLE Examines New Orleans Place in the Sanctuary City Conversation

Jun 15, 2017

We’ve been paying a lot of attention to the Sanctuary City conversation, so I’m pleased to announce that as Immigration Vice Chair and Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association, Leah Spivey and I have ...

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New Immigration Representation Challenges Under Trump

Jun 7, 2017

Recently The Guardian went inside the LaSalle detention facility in Jena, Louisiana to see what immigration justice looks like after President Trump’s executive order increased enforcement against und...

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WWL-TV Addresses ICE-Related Detentions

Apr 28, 2017

Yesterday, I was glad that I could help when WWL-TV and reporter Kristin Pierce asked me to comment for a story they were doing on the sad story of Irwin Gomez-Colon, an undocumented immigrant who is ...

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New Orleans, New American Economy Reiterate the Economic Impact of Immigrant Communities

Mar 22, 2017

Recently, President Donald Trump stepped up his efforts to end “Sanctuary Cities” in America. The Department of Homeland Security released a list of cities that the agency didn’t consider properly com...

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The Origins of the Sanctuary Movement

Mar 14, 2017

Recently, I posted on Facebook a New York Times podcast on the sanctuary movement. Recently, 99 Percent Invisible went into greater detail about the origins of the sanctuary movement, which led to the...

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Gambit Looks at Immigrant Anxiety in New Orleans

Mar 9, 2017

Recently, Alex Woodward of Gambit Weekly wrote about the impact of Donald Trump's election and ideas about immigration-oriented law enforcement in New Orleans, and I'm glad I could be of help to his s...

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Leadership in Law, Jenn Boone Joins GI, and Immigration Options for Business Students

Feb 21, 2017

On Friday, New Orleans CityBusiness named its 13th “Leadership in Law” class, and I am honored to be included in prestigious company from across the broad span of the law profession in New Orleans. Yo...

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Hears Oral Arguments Today

Feb 7, 2017

Today at 3 p.m. PST, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in State of Washington v. Trump (and they’ll be live streamed here). Yesterday, the court took briefs yesterday as Pres...

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