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Arizona SB 1070 at the U.S. Supreme Court: What it means for the Midwest

DePaul University College of Law Lewis Building Room 241 25 East Jackson Street Chicago, IL

This month the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Arizona v. United States regarding the constitutionality of Arizona SB 1070, the notorious “papers please” immigration law that allows local police officers to arrest and question residents simply for “looking” undocumented. The Court's ruling could determine whether states have the right to pass their own immigration laws and in what circumstances state laws may trump federal immigration provisions. The Supreme Court's decision will have ramifications for communities across the United States. 

Advocates Call For Moratorium On Deportation Of Refugee Women And Children At Artesia Detention Center Until Basic Due Process Needs Addressed

July 24, 2014

Immigrants’ rights lawyers and advocates have called on the government to halt deportations of women and children in custody at the remote Artesia family detention center in New Mexico, where the U.S. government began warehousing Central American children and women three weeks ago.
 

U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Sexual Assault Regulations Take Effect Today

May 6, 2014

Thorough Implementation Required to Protect People in Department’s Custody

Clearing the way for medical students with DACA

By Chad R. Doobay

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Sick 69-Year-old Father Among Obama’s Two Million Deportees

March 31, 2014

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NIJC Calls on House to Pass Immigration Reform Discharge Petition

March 26, 2014

Bill’s Fate Could Be Signal to Obama Administration to End Unfair Deportations

Federal Budget Must Support Cost-Effective, Humane Immigration Detention Reforms

March 13, 2014

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