Lawyers, law students, and judges packed a room at the Dirksen Building for Immigration 101 and What to Expect with the New Administration, jointly sponsored by the chapter’s Younger Lawyer’s Division and the Immigration Section. This event featured an overview of various immigration topics, with a particular focus on what lawyers may expect from the new administration’s immigration policies.
Panelists from the employment, private, and public aid sectors provided nuanced insights on the changing immigration practice and technical and practical effects of:
- The executive order travel bans
- New deportation memos
- Asylum applications
- Refugee processing
- Intersection between employment and immigration laws
- How the immigration system affects children