Immigration & Nationality Law Committee

The Immigration and Nationality Law Committee addresses diverse issues pertaining to immigration law and policy. Included in the areas the Committee deals with are the prolonged detention of non-citizens, constitutional issues impacting immigration legislation, and questions arising from claims for international human rights protection such as political asylum.

Related Resources

A Recent History of Bipartisan, Overwhelming Support for Appointed Counsel to Detainees – 7/23/13 Memo

Why Right to Counsel in Detainee Proceedings Won’t Break the Bank – 7/23/13 Memo

What Passage of the Marriage Equality Law Will Mean for Same-Sex Couples in New York: A Multidisciplinary Forum – 10/4/11 Event Materials

Of Interest

Letter to House and Senate Judiciary Committees calling for oversight and investigation of “zero tolerance” policy regarding irregular entrants at the United States border (July 26, 2018)

44th Street Podcast “Immigration and the Border” (July 16, 2018)

Written Testimony Submitted by the Immigration & Nationality Law Committee at New York City Council Oversight Hearing – The Impacts of Trump Administration Family Separation Policy on New York City (July 12, 2018)

Huffington Post blog post “We Must Honor the Rule of Law for Desperate Children at the U.S. Border” by Lenni Benson, Farrin R. Anello and Michael D. Cooper (July 31, 2014)

Event Podcast “Forging A New Consensus On Immigration Reform” (June 20, 2013)