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Supreme Court to Hear DACA Appeal

Uncategorized | June 28, 2019

The Court will begin with oral arguments on the question of DACA at the beginning of its next term, in October, and is expected to reach a decision sometime by June of 2020.

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Supreme Court Decides Against Citizenship Question

Uncategorized | June 27, 2019

On the last day of its 2018-2019 term, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 to block the question of citizenship from the 2020 census on the basis that the government did not provide sufficient explanation for the question’s inclusion. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross had proposed that the question was important to assessing the number of citizens … Continue reading "Supreme Court Decides Against Citizenship Question"

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“Mass Deportations” Delayed

Advocacy | June 23, 2019

Since the Administration’s last announced intention to begin mass deportations this weekend, we at ILC have sympathetically prepared for the worst. Now that the President has apparently delayed the action, we join the community in a collective sigh of relief. However, a delay of two weeks seems unreasonable for Congress to craft a solution to immigration reform.

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Know your Rights and Plan Well

Advocacy | June 20, 2019

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and today is World Refugee Day. In celebration of pride over fear, we at Immigrant Legal Center want to empower you to know your immigrant rights. Our Rights and Planning Guide provides you with the information and resources helpful to understanding and navigating your rights. For example, we advise: Understand … Continue reading "Know your Rights and Plan Well"

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Emiliano Lerda Honored by Drake Law School

Media Release | March 30, 2019

Drake University Law School announced the outstanding recipients of this year’s alumni awards, including Emiliano Lerda, LW’08, executive director of ILC. Three award winners will be honored at its 82nd Annual Supreme Court Celebration Banquet and Awards Ceremony Saturday, March 30, 2019. “Recent Alumni of the Year” Recognized for Professional Success & Community Impact The … Continue reading "Emiliano Lerda Honored by Drake Law School"

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