Tag: sanctuary city

Court Rules DOJ Can't Withhold Grant Money to Force "Sanctuary City" Compliance

Apr 20, 2018

unsplash-logoFerdinand StöhrThe Trump Administration’s efforts to stop “sanctuary cities” ran into another legal roadblock Thursday when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a nati...

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Upcoming CLE Examines New Orleans Place in the Sanctuary City Conversation

Jun 15, 2017

We’ve been paying a lot of attention to the Sanctuary City conversation, so I’m pleased to announce that as Immigration Vice Chair and Chair of the New Orleans Bar Association, Leah Spivey and I have ...

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WWL-TV Addresses ICE-Related Detentions

Apr 28, 2017

Yesterday, I was glad that I could help when WWL-TV and reporter Kristin Pierce asked me to comment for a story they were doing on the sad story of Irwin Gomez-Colon, an undocumented immigrant who is ...

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New Orleans, New American Economy Reiterate the Economic Impact of Immigrant Communities

Mar 22, 2017

Recently, President Donald Trump stepped up his efforts to end “Sanctuary Cities” in America. The Department of Homeland Security released a list of cities that the agency didn’t consider properly com...

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The Origins of the Sanctuary Movement

Mar 14, 2017

Recently, I posted on Facebook a New York Times podcast on the sanctuary movement. Recently, 99 Percent Invisible went into greater detail about the origins of the sanctuary movement, which led to the...

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Gambit Looks at Immigrant Anxiety in New Orleans

Mar 9, 2017

Recently, Alex Woodward of Gambit Weekly wrote about the impact of Donald Trump's election and ideas about immigration-oriented law enforcement in New Orleans, and I'm glad I could be of help to his s...

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