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Pro Bono For Immigrant Families: Protecting Access To Counsel
Last week, Proskauer — along with co-counsel Democracy Forward, and the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. — filed a complaint on behalf of seven asylum seekers,...
United States
20 Sep 2019
Medical Report Supports Urgent Need For Humane Immigration Policies
The families and children migrating from Central America have suffered terrible traumatic experiences, and a recent report by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR),
United States
15 Jul 2019
In Defense Of Immigration
In A Nation of Immigrants, President John F. Kennedy traced America's mixed record of embracing new immigrants, and then emphasized the benefits of immigration as he argued in favor of reforming the system.
United States
27 Jun 2019
Pro Bono For Immigrant Families: The Journey North
Off a side street in a small town in central Mexico, the shelter entrance was hard to find until we noticed a young family sitting under a tree near a gate with a worn sign welcoming
United States
7 Jun 2019
Pro Bono For Immigrant Families: Seeking Asylum In The U.S. From Mexico
Since my trip to the U.S./Mexico border last summer, the situation for families seeking asylum has only become more challenging, especially in light of the Administration's new "Remain in Mexico" policy.
United States
30 May 2019
Responding To New Challenges For LGBTQ Asylum Seekers
It is either a crime or fundamentally unsafe to be LGBTQ in more than 80 countries around the world. For the LGBTQ individuals forced to flee such conditions,
United States
27 May 2019
How Changes In Immigration Policy Impact Pro Bono Work
U.S. immigration policy has changed quickly and substantially in the past two years
United States
2 Apr 2019
The Time Is Now For An Independent Immigration Court
Recent events have created an urgent need for an independent Immigration Court separate from the Department of Justice.
United States
26 Oct 2018
New USCIS Policy Threatens Public Safety
A recent change in immigration policy is adversely impacting a vulnerable population, and is likely to have a chilling effect on immigrants reporting crime and cooperating with law enforcement
United States
6 Aug 2018
Pro Bono For Immigrant Families: My Client's Day In Court
It was unlike any courtroom I had seen before. The Immigration Judge appeared on a video screen a little blurry but larger than life. My client, an eight-year-old girl, sat next to me at a long table.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Pro Bono For Immigrant Families: Report From The Texas Border
The South Texas Family Residential Center here in Dilley, Texas is surrounded by metal fencing, video cameras, and tall light poles that you can see from miles away at night.
United States
3 Jul 2018
Pro Bono For Immigrant Families At The South Texas Family Residential Center
As the Firm's pro bono partner, I often have the privilege of looking beyond individual matters to see how we can make a difference on a wider scale
United States
20 Jun 2018
NYU Takes On The Travel Ban
On March 30, 2018, Proskauer filed an amicus brief on behalf of New York University in the United States Supreme Court.
United States
19 Apr 2018
A Reflection On The Impact Of Immigration On Society
On January 30, Proskauer sponsored a panel discussion alongside the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Dominican Bar Association, titled "International Perspectives on Immigration...
United States
7 Feb 2018
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