Tilting at Windmills and the Rule of Law

September 21, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Michael A. Olivas
DACA has been successful and transformational and President Trump’s and AG Jeff Sessions’s indication that they may end or phase out the program throws cold water on the reasonable hopes of DREAMers.

Pride and Prejudice: Gay Rights, Animus, and Animus

July 6, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—William D. Araiza
As we reflect on Gay Pride, and on both the accomplishments of the gay rights movement as well as the challenges that even today LGB (and especially T) people continue to face in this post-Obergefell world, it’s more important than ever to understand what “animus” means, not just on the streets, but in the courtroom.

Health for everyone must include immigrants

January 23, 2017 nyupressblog 0

—Patricia Illingworth & Wendy E. Parmet
As the new Trump Administration settles into Washington, the repeal and replacement of the ACA is first on the agenda. If he truly wants to replace the ACA, and keep his promise to provide health care for everyone, Trump’s replacement must cover all immigrants, documented and undocumented.

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