HGC Legal Aid Pilot Program Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Demand, Looks Towards Spring Expansion |  News

HGC Legal Aid Pilot Program Faces ‘Overwhelming’ Demand, Looks Towards Spring Expansion | News

LEGAL
The Harvard Graduate Council approved a resolution at a council meeting Monday night to continue a pilot legal aid program launched last fall.The resolution sets aside $5,000 of the HGC's spring budget to continue funding the program during the upcoming semester.The legal aid program, which the council launched last September, provides free legal consulting to graduate students at all twelve of Harvard's graduate schools through volunteer law school students.Thirty-three students, across a range of races and genders, signed up for legal consulting within the first eight weeks of the program launch. Students using the legal aid program sign up for 30-minute consultation sessions through Calendly. Ten students volunteered to give advice to recipients in the program, including three from Harvard Law School.During the meeting, members of the Harvard Graduate Council…
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Cameron, 19 attorneys general oppose DHS ‘immigration parole power’ program |  News

Cameron, 19 attorneys general oppose DHS ‘immigration parole power’ program | News

ATTORNEY
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron has joined a 20-state coalition in a lawsuit to stop the Department of Homeland Security from operating a new program which he says would unlawfully use immigration parole power and allow a surge of illegal immigrants to the United States .“Instead of adopting a thorough plan to address the crisis at the border, the Biden Administration has developed a program that would allow hundreds of thousands of immigrants to enter the United States illegally,” Cameron stated. “This policy threatens the safety of our communities, exacerbates the opioid crisis and would place added strain on Kentucky and states across the country.”In their complaint, the attorneys general argue that Homeland Security's program is unlawful because it does not comply with the limitations outlined by…
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