As US families celebrated Thanksgiving, over 100 refugees held at three immigration detention facilities engaged in a nationwide hunger strike. Hunger strikers are calling for an end to detentions and deportations, among other demands.
National Immigration Project
Undocumented people in Los Angeles area with minimal ties to criminal groups face trouble gaining status under new laws.
In light of the major federal immigration reforms proposed this winter, NLG President Azadeh Shahshahani sat down with Dan Kesselbrenner, director of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild (NIPNLG), to talk about their implications and the work and history of the project.