Omar Jadwat (@OmarJadwat) is director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, which he joined as a Skadden Fellow in 2002. Omar has litigated numerous groundbreaking cases at IRP, including suits challenging the Trump administration’s Muslim ban; Arizona’s SB 1070 and other state and local anti-immigrant laws; and ICE’s use of immigration detainers. He graduated from NYU Law School and was a law clerk for Judge John G. Koeltl of the Southern District of New York. He is also an adjunct professor at NYU Law.
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Refugees of Color Matter Too
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Things to Know About the Revival of Trump-Era “Remain in Mexico” Policy
Apr 29, 2021
Biden Must Be Bolder on Immigration. The Lives of Millions Depend on It.
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The Trump Administration is Waging a War on People Fleeing Persecution. We Can’t Let Them Win.
Oct 30, 2018
No, Mr. President. You Can’t Change the Constitution by Executive Order
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