NLG Groups Speak Out against U.S. Response to Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Crisis

Photo: Ethnic Kurds from Syria attempt to cross the Turkish border. John Stanmeyer/National Geographic

The Anti-Racism Committee (ARC), The United People of Color Caucus (TUPOCC), and the National Immigration Project (NIP) of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) stand in solidarity with Syrian and Iraqi refugees who seek protection in the United States, and oppose recent actions by Congress and states to block these refugees from settling here.

NLG Review: Vol. 72, No. 1 (Spring 2015)

Baby Veronica Ruling: Implications for the Indian Child Welfare Act in Indian Child Removals and Adoptions to Non-Indian Custodians by Shannon M. Morris | "Mandatory Detention?" Why the Colloquial Name for for INA § 236(c) is a Misnomer and How Alternatives to Detention Programs Can Fulfill its Custody Requirement by Katie Mullins | More than Just the Last Gay Marriage Case by Nathan Goetting | BOOK REVIEW: Drones and Targeted Killing by David Gespass

San Fernando Migrant Massacre: How US, Mexican and Latin American Governments Share Responsibility

October 7, 2014

Mexico is the leading case in Latin America of the devastating effects of US policies related to migration, free trade and the so-called "drug war." The victims include tens of thousands of migrants who undertake the long, difficult journey toward the United States through Mexican territory from Central America and beyond. An international tribunal has recently concluded that the San Fernando Massacre of August 2010 is a crucial example underlining the convergent responsibilities of the governments of Mexico, the United States and countries of origin.

NLG Calls for US to Abide by Human Rights Treaty Obligations and Cease Plans to Detain and Deport Thousands of Child Refugees to Central America

July 22, 2014

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) objects to the President’s decision to detain and expedite deportations of thousands of children fleeing persecution and violence in Central America.


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