Immigration Law

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Barbara Hines, Denise Gilman Play Key Role in Defending Detained Refugee Kids, Moms in Texas
Posted on 1 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman, Jan. 31, 2016 - "More than 120 women with children — loaded into government vehicles and shuffled from city to city — arrived this month at the immigrant family detention center in Dilley, adding... Read More

Tags: hutto , clinic , gilman , hines , law , ut , Texas , karnes , dilley

FOIA Lawsuit Filed Seeking Hutto Bond Data: Gilman v. ICE
Posted on 5 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman, Dec. 30, 2015 - "As a national debate has simmered this year over the detention of immigrant families, a University of Texas law professor is seeking access to public records that she says could prove officials... Read More

Tags: bond , hutto , gilman , FOIA , lawsuit , ICE

Will Travis County (Austin, TX) Be Sued For Participating in ICE Immigration Holds?
Posted on 10 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Barbara Hines, co-director of UT-Austin’s Immigration Clinic , is one of the dozens of attorneys who delivered a letter to Travis County Commissioners warning they may be sued for participating in Secure Communities. "An ICE detainer... Read More

American DREAMers: UT Law Clinic Supports DACA
Posted on 7 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Less than three months after President Obama’s announcement, the Law School’s Pro Bono Program began a successful partnership with the Immigration Clinic, and held its first weekend clinic for Austin high school-aged DREAMers, to help... Read More

Tags: daca , clinic , gilman , hines , law , ut , Texas

The American Wall: Plate 17
Posted on 23 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When the United States began building a piecemeal border fence to divide itself from Mexico in 2006, fine-art photographer Maurice Sherif embarked on a journey to document what he considers the biggest project since the Panama Canal. Unlike... Read More