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Midwest Attorneys Can Help Refugee Children

August 11, 2014 Years ago—before such cases were making headlines and further gridlocking Congress—I represented twin ten-year-old boys from Honduras. They had fled physical abuse from family members and persecution by street gangs. But one of the greatest injustices they had to endure was in the courtroom in the United States, being subjected to an […]

Administrative Action on Immigration Policy Can Solve Some Midwest Challenges, But Not All

August 4, 2014 Earlier this summer, President Obama announced plans to pursue administrative action on immigration reform, reacting to the bitter stalemate in Congress. While the nation has turned its attention to the urgent need to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors arriving at our southern border, others are eagerly awaiting news of what the […]

Discussing Immigration in Madison, Wisconsin

December 13, 2013 When most people discuss Wisconsin’s stake in the immigration debate, they think of the migrant workers in the dairy industry. And with reason: forty percent of Wisconsin’s dairy farm workers are immigrants, and yet, the current U.S. immigration system doesn’t offer a low-skilled year-round visa to legally employ them long-term. Add to […]