November 3, 2014 -- The surge of Central American migrants at the border and the politics of immigration reform : reflections from 25 years of fighting for immigrants' rights
Judy Rabinovitz, Deputy Director of the ACLU Immigrants' Right Project, was a Clason speaker at Western New England University School of Law on November 3, 2014. Her work focuses on advocacy and litigation challenging immigration detention policies and practices. She also coordinates a nationwide litigation campaign to challenge the mandatory immigration detention statute that Congress enacted as part of the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996. She spoke about the current conditions among the immigrants trying to get into this country from Central America and the prospect of changing the current immigration laws.