USE YOUR RIGHTS. DON’T JUST KNOW THEM.

“Know your rights” has become a hashtag, and for good reason. Where your civil and constitutional rights are questioned or threatened, you have to, at a minimum, know what those rights are. But this isn’t enough. It does no good to know your rights if you’re not going to use them. Yesterday, one client I […]

I RAN AND HID IN THE AIRPORT

What do you do if you’ve endured persecution and torture so horrible you can’t talk about it, but the law requires you to talk about it? Now let’s say you have a lawyer willing to talk for you. That would be a good thing, right? Our government doesn’t think so. In fact, the government’s top […]

ASYLUM AND REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

Kamila Rivas is one of our outgoing Spring 2018 Interns and researched this piece on a very important topic. Earlier today, the Supreme Court of the United States granted the government’s request to vacate an injunction permitting Jane Doe, a noncitizen minor, to obtain an abortion. (See Azar v. Garza, 584 U. S. ____ (2018)) While litigation will continue, […]