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The New York City Bar Association has called upon the Obama Administration to designate the Philippines for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, due to the destruction caused by the typhoon that struck that country on November 8th.< Continue reading

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Calling Guantanamo a “stain on our nation’s reputation” and “a serious threat to our national security,” the New York City Bar Association has written to President Barack Obama urging him to take Executive action to release or transfer the prison’s 86 detainees previously cleared for release and “to take concrete steps to restart the process toward closure of the Guantanamo Bay facility, including the eventual prosecution, transfer or release of the remaining individuals currently held there.” < Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has written to President Barack Obama with suggestions on the detention, treatment and trial of terrorism suspects.< Continue reading

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