September 2012

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Did you know that many, many children come to the U.S. alone each year, and thousands of them are taken into custody and face immigration proceedings alone?  While I was generally familiar with the problem of unaccompanied children coming here from South and Central America, I had no idea of the extent of the problem.  I certainly did not have a good understanding of what those children face once they are apprehended. (more…)

Last week I had the pleasure of joining a class at the Cumberland School of Law to talk about pro bono needs and opportunities. The class was one taught by U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Greene of the Northern District of Alabama, on the subject of the problems of federal prisoner re-entry. (more…)