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  • Selected News Clips on Artesia Pro Bono Efforts (10/30/2014)
    Want to see the Artesia Pro Bono Project impact? Check out these selected clips chronicling the work of the volunteers and the plight of the mothers and children detained there, from national outlets to local press. A big thank you to all of our volunteers and donors – past, present, and future.
  • MSNBC Segment: All in with Chris Hayes: Republicans Call on Obama to Break Law, Deport Children (7/8/2014)
    AILA President Leslie Holman discusses the humanitarian crisis at our southern border and what the Administration’s reported request to Congress for the authority to “fast track” deportations of Central American children might mean.
    AILA Doc. No. 14070841.
  • Article: Most in Flood of Young Immigrants Will Be Sent Home, White House Says (7/8/2014)
    Continuing news coverage of the unaccompanied children crisis included an article in the Los Angeles Times in which AILA Director of Advocacy Greg Chen reflected that “creating shortcuts in the law could deny children protection from violent gangs and sex traffickers.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14070840.
  • Article: Influx Of Children Creates New Strain On Beleaguered Immigration Courts (7/2/2014)
    Past AILA President Kathleen Campbell Walker spoke to NPR about the potential impact that the surge of unaccompanied children fleeing Central America may have on the already-backlogged immigration court system.
    AILA Doc. No. 14070245.
  • Article: Obama Seeks More Power to Send Unaccompanied Children Back Across the Border (7/1/2014)
    AILA President Leslie Holman is quoted in this piece regarding the Obama Administration’s reported plans to ask Congress to change the law and allow “fast track” deportation of unaccompanied children fleeing Central America and entering the U.S.
  • Article: Immigration Court Tech Crash Drags On (5/15/2014)
    AILA Immediate Past President Laura Lichter discussed the ongoing computer issues affecting immigration court cases with Politico, noting the impact on immigrants and that “most people with cases before the immigration courts are actually eager to get them heard.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14051560.
  • Article: Here's What Obama Can Actually Do To Slow Deportations (3/20/2014)
    AILA Director of Advocacy Greg Chen talked with the Huffington Post about the Administration’s review of deportation policies, noting that when it comes to administrative reforms, “This is really not an a la carte menu where you can just pick and choose because they're all interrelated."
    AILA Doc. No. 14032041.
  • TV Interview: Deportations During Obama's Tenure (4/24/2014)
    AILA’s Director of Advocacy Greg Chen was interviewed by Voice of America about the Obama Administration’s deportation numbers and enforcement.
    AILA Doc. No. 14042443.
  • Article: Undocumented Immigrants Are Lawyering Up (4/24/2014)
    In this National Journal article AILA Executive Director Crystal Williams discusses the possible reasons why an increased percentage of immigrants have legal representation in immigration court proceedings than in years past.
    AILA Doc. No. 14042442.
  • Article: What the White House Does on Deportations Means a Lot for the Future of Immigration Reform (3/25/2014)
    In this National Journal article about what might result from the Obama Administration’s review of deportation policy, AILA Director of Advocacy Greg Chen emphasized that “the immigration system is totally broken, and we're at a point of urgency of getting something done.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14032560.
  • Article: Study: Work Visas Being Denied at a Higher Rate (3/12/2014)
    USA Today interviewed AILA’s Associate Director for Liaison and Information Betsy Lawrence about L-1B delays and denials leading to “an unpredictable climate for business owners working increasingly overseas.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14031202.
  • Article: Could Justin Bieber Be Deported? (1/28/2014)
    CNN asked AILA Treasurer Annaluisa Padilla and Former President Ira Kurzban about the potential repercussions of some of the charges Mr. Bieber is facing.
    AILA Doc. No. 13012862.
  • Article: Prosecutor Discretion Program Eases Cost of Deportation Cases (1/28/2014)
    The Tulsa World looks at the use of prosecutorial discretion and checks in with AILA President Doug Stump regarding its use in different jurisdictions in this article.
    AILA Doc. No. 13012861.
  • Article: Immigration Case Backlog Swells in El Paso (1/6/2014)
    In an interview on the backlogs facing Texas immigration courts and others around the country, AILA President Doug Stump opined, “I do not see any immediate relief to the system. It is going to continue to get worse before it gets better.”
    AILA Doc. No. 14010643.
 
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