NIJC Director of Policy Heidi Altman and Associate Director of Litigation Mark Fleming discuss the current immigration landscape in D.C. and in the courts -- including the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the status of sanctuary cities, and the impact of the Illinois TRUST Act. This is a recording of an event held at DLA Piper in Chicago on Thursday, October 12.
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