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Omar
Jadwat

Jadwat joined IRP as a Skadden Fellow in 2002 after graduating magna cum laude from New York University Law School and serving as a law clerk to U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl. His practice includes litigation relating to immigration enforcement by state and local police. In a previous career, he worked as a development researcher in South Africa.

What a Week! Three Appeals Courts Across the Nation Condemn Anti-immigrant Laws

What a Week! Three Appeals Courts Across the Nation Condemn Anti-immigrant Laws

By Omar Jadwat, Immigrants' Rights Project at 12:34pm
Three federal appeals courts decisions this week have added to what was already a lopsided score in favor of fairness and common sense, and against the snake-oil salesmen who managed to convince a few states and localities to enact laws discriminating against individuals based on their perceived immigration status.
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