National Immigration Law Center is among several immigrants’ rights organizations filing a lawsuit against the State Department on behalf of dozens of immigrants from predominantly-Muslim “banned” countries.
After a brief period of hibernation, President Trump’s travel ban has been re-implemented after the Supreme Court came down with a decision, allowing parts of the ban to take effect. Advocates across the nation have taken up posts in all the major airports where the travel ban is expected to severely impact Muslim communities. Since the January […]
Step Forward Foundation offers immigration and family court services, including legal counseling on family law matters, full scope representation in divorce, custody, and related issues for survivors of domestic violence. Services also include legal counseling on eligibility for immigration benefits, representation for social justice and family based petitions.
Amid fear of deportation, reports on sexual abuse and domestic violence have declined significantly compared to last year.
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
While other undocumented communities are growing more vocal, undocumented Asian and Pacific Islanders face stigma.
CGRS serves women, children, LGBT, and other refugees fleeing gender-based violence and other harms. These forms of persecution include forced marriage, female genital cutting, human trafficking, forced prostitution, honor killing, domestic violence, child abuse, incest, and rape. An estimated one in three women will be physically and/or sexually abused in her lifetime, a rate that […]