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A post published today on the Huffington Post, by the chair of the City Bar’s Immigration & Nationality Law Committee, Lenni Benson, along with the two co-chairs of the Subcommittee on the Right to Counsel and Due Process for Migrants, Farrin R. Anello and Michael D. Cooper, addresses “the refugee crisis unfolding on our southern border.”< Continue reading

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Calling the trial of former Guatemalan President Efraín Ríos Montt, and his former head of military intelligence Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, “a historic and crucial experience in Guatemala’s establishment of the rule of law,” a Delegation of business lawyers from the U.S. and Latin America urges the resumption of the proceeding at the earliest possible date.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association is sponsoring a delegation of 10 lawyers from the United States, Chile, Peru and Bolivia to travel to Guatemala on August 12th and 13th to meet with individuals and organizations involved in the trial of former President Efrain Rios Montt and his former head of military intelligence, Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez.< Continue reading

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