Blog of Rights


Third Strike for a Texas City's Anti-Immigrant Laws

By Farrin Anello, Immigrants' Rights Project at 8:45pm
Today a federal court in Texas struck down yet another ill-conceived and unconstitutional anti-immigrant law. In response to a lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed on behalf of residents of the City of Farmers Branch, Texas, Judge Jane J. Boyle permanently barred enforcement of this city’s latest anti-immigrant ordinance.

New York Times Report Highlights the Need for Individualized Discretion in Immigration Proceedings

By Farrin Anello, Immigrants' Rights Project at 12:02pm

According to a report in Friday's New York Times, Qing Hong Wu, a 29-year-old man who has been a lawful permanent resident since entering the United States legally at the age of 5 and who worked his way up from poverty to become a vice president…

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