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Trump’s War On Asylum-Seekers Has To Stop.

We’re fighting for immigrants’ rights at the Supreme Court defending our client, Vijayakumar Thuraissigiam, in a case that will impact countless asylum seekers. Vijayakumar fled Sri Lanka after being targeted and brutally tortured for his political activities.

When he got to the U.S., immigration officials erroneously put him into a fast track deportation process — with no chance to ask a federal judge to take a second look.

We appealed and won, giving Vijayakumar the right to have his day in court. But now the government wants to take it away.

Read more about Vijayakumar and his case here.

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