Sanctuary cities helping immigrants outwit ICE

Blog   |   June 20, 2017

Shortly after taking office, President Trump signed an executive order threatening to stop federal funding to towns and cities who don’t help the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) round up undocumented immigrants. In response, many mayors of these “sanctuary cities” … Continue reading

Former refugee now fights for immigrants

Blog   |   June 19, 2017

One of the attorneys who helped thwart President Trump’s travel ban is a former refugee himself who is now fighting for the rights of undocumented immigrants. Luis Mancheno says he’s proud to now be a US citizen, and he’s focused … Continue reading

Texas sued by cities over immigration law

Blog   |   June 13, 2017

Following the passage of Texas SB4, which challenged sanctuary cities in the Lone Star state, a growing number of municipalities are suing the state, claiming the new law is unconstitutional and a threat to public safety. Texas law enforcement officers … Continue reading

9th Circuit upholds injunction against Trump’s revised travel ban

Blog   |   June 12, 2017

On Monday, a three-judge federal appeals court panel for the Ninth Circuit unanimously upheld a freeze on President Trump’s revised travel ban. The judges ruled that Trump lacked statutory authorization from Congress for his executive order. The text of the … Continue reading