BlogPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • May 31, 2017
The immigrant population of the United States faces unheard of threats of mass apprehension, detention, and deportation as the current administration has taken steps to ramp up its deportation machine.
BlogPosted by Kathryn M. Doan, Esq. • May 16, 2017
On May 11, DC Attorney General Karl A.
Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition joins over 250+ immigrant and civil rights groups in opposing the proposed expansion of the immigration detention system and elimination of minimal detention conditions standa
BlogPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • Apr 28, 2017
Prior to this week, only one detained immigrant had won a habeas case in Virginia without having first received a final order of deportation. Now, there are two.
BlogPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • Apr 26, 2017
CAIR Coalition congratulates pro bono lead counsel Michael Huston at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher for winning the argument at the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals that Virginia statutory burglary is not an aggravated felony theft or burglary offense and is indivisible. This means that no future noncitizen can ever again be deported or barred from a defense to deportation for having a Virginia burglary conviction categorized by the government as an aggravated felony theft or burglary offense.