American Immigration Council’s Statement on Trump’s Executive Order on Family Separation

Blog   |   June 20, 2018

President Donald Trump signed an executive order today to try to stem criticism of his family separation policy. He has offered an unacceptable alternative: imprisoning mothers and fathers with their children. The president is also asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to … Continue reading

Video: Sessions admits separating migrant children is deterrant

Blog   |   June 19, 2018

While some members of the Trump administration have denied that separating migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border is part of a bargaining strategy, Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the policy is being used as a deterrent. Sessions’ … Continue reading

Sessions’ decision on immigrant asylum harshly criticized

Blog   |   June 12, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he is taking away a vital lifeline to immigrant victims of severe domestic and gang violence. Sessions issued a decision unilaterally overruling important precedent recognizing that such individuals may qualify for asylum in the … Continue reading

Podcast: Diary of a part-time special ed lawyer

Blog   |   June 11, 2018

Being a lawyer can sometimes seem like an all-consuming obsession, but for those with responsibilities outside the law office, working part-time can help solve some of those struggles. In this podcast from the Legal Talk Network, Caitlin Peterson talks to … Continue reading

 
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