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Immigration Myths vs Realities, and Immigration and Kids in Louisiana

Nov 28, 2017

Earlier this fall, I was privileged to speak at the Louisiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference here in New Orleans. Many of these teachers are on the front lines o...

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The End of DACA Doesn’t Have to be the End of Your Dream

Sep 8, 2017

On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for Dreamers, as they are commonly known. The program was implement...

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"No One is Illegal"

Sep 7, 2017

Wednesday afternoon, New Orleanians met in Duncan Park to protest President Trump's repeal of DACA. We'll let photos from the march to the ICE offices on Loyola Avenue speak for themselves.

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Mandatory Interviews for All Employment-Based Green Cards Will Lengthen Delays

Aug 29, 2017

Starting October 1, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will require that all applicants for permanent residence through employment attend in-person interviews at USCIS Field Offic...

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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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