U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RESUMES PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO DETAINED IMMIGRANTS - CAIR COALITION URGING SUPPORTERS TO CALL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO ENCOURAGE PROGRAM CONTINUATION PAST EVALUATION YEARPosted by CAIR Coalition Staff • Apr 26, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2018) — During a Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he will reinstate the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), which allows organizations such as the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition to provide legal assistance to detained immigrants and help them navigate the complex immigration process. This announcement came just two weeks after the Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Executive Office of Immigration (EOIR) abruptly suspended the program.
In Major Win for Immigrants’ Rights, Supreme Court Decides Second Part of Aggravated Felony Crime of Violence Definition is UnconstitutionalPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • Apr 19, 2018
Addressing a circuit split in a decision favorable to immigrants, on April 17, 2018 the Supreme Court held in Sessions v.
Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition to Continue Regular Visits to Detention Facilities Despite The Department of Justice Halting Funding for Program That Provides Legal Assistance to Detained ImmigrantsPosted by CAIR Coalition Staff • Apr 12, 2018
WASHINGTON (April 11, 2018) — This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it is indefinitely pausing its Legal Orientation Program (LOP).
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BlogPosted by Lucia Curiel, Esq. • Mar 30, 2018
Unsubstantiated gang allegations can greatly impact the legal case of immigrants in deportation proceedings. Allegations of gang affiliation can increase the chance that a person will be detained.
BlogPosted by Kathryn M. Doan, Esq. • Mar 19, 2018
CAIR Coalition has joined the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), Catholic Charities, Ayuda, Whitman Walker Health and the DMV Sanct
Nithya Nathan-Pineau, director of CAIR Coalition's Detained Children's Program, speaks with Yahoo News, discussing the ramifications of stalled cases and the seemingly indefinite detention of minors.
BlogPosted by CAIR Coalition Staff • Mar 09, 2018
Last week, our Detained Adults Program Staff and volunteers ran into a slight bump on their trip to the Snow Hill Detention Center... Hurricane force winds, road closures, even overturned vehicles couldn't stop them!
Supreme Court Holds Immigrants Facing Indefinite Prolonged Immigration Detention Have No Right to Bond HearingsPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • Feb 27, 2018
In a disheartening case that has a resounding impact for thousands of detained immigrants across the country, as well as on the infrastructu