Format: 2017-02
Jan 30, 2017

Cardozo School of Law Clinics Secure Release of Six Detained In Immigration Ban

In the days after the Trump adminstrtion issued its excecutive order on immigration, Cardozo School of Law professors and students in the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic won the release of five of the immigrants who had been detained and faced deportation at JFK International Airport. Professor Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic, speaks about Cardozo faculty and students' role. 

Jan 28, 2017

When asked whether the executive order is unconstitutional, Professor Shaw said that "When applied to individuals who were in transit when this order was signed and who have valid visas or other papers that allow them to be here, it's very likely yes, and that's what the federal judges who have so far weighed in have said

Jan 26, 2017

"(Trump) has vastly overstated the funding that could be at issue with these sanctuary policies. Any attempts to withhold funds will certainly be the source of litigation and the courts, not the president, will be the ultimate arbitrator," said Peter Markowitz, a professor at New York's Cardozo School of Law, who focuses on immigration.

Jan 26, 2017

“The rhetoric doesn’t match the legal authority,” said Peter L. Markowitz, the director of the Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. “In fact, the president has very limited power to exercise any kind of significant defunding.”

Jan 26, 2017

"What's clear is there is no federal law that requires New York City or any other city to participate in federal immigration enforcement activities, nor could there be." - Professor Peter Markowitz on NY1

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