MLA Co-presents Webinar for The National Judicial College with the Hon. William Kelly
Reno, Nev. (April 28, 2017) - One hundred Judges from around the country signed up to to learn how to interpret the Trump's latest orders and policies on immigration and deportation. Hendricks and Judge William Kellypresented:
"Executive Orders and Immigration Consequences: What Judges Need to Know," produced by The National Judicial College, the country's oldest and largest institution of judicial education. The program covered the president's recent executive orders, sanctuary cities, and the immigration consequences of criminal convictions of undocumented individuals. A poll Judges revealed that a majority had experienced ICE enforcement in their courthouse. In Michigan, the ACLU would like judges to consider signing its letter to AG Sessions, Secretary of Homeland Security Kelly and Michigan ICE Field Director Rebecca Adducci opposing the continued practice of immigration enforcement in Michigan courthouses. The sign-on letter is available here.
"Three-year-old Marie, born in the Upper Valley, doesn't understand why her father comes home after the sun has set, exhausted and smelling like cows, or why he's sometimes uncomfortable away from the sanctuary of the farm. She doesn't know about the political forces that swirl around her family and threaten to tear them apart."