The federal program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) afforded nearly 800,000 young, undocumented immigrants (commonly recognized as Dreamers) the temporary right to live, work, and study in the United States. The program granted protection and work permits to DACA recipients for two years (or occasionally three years) and could be renewed upon expiration. On September 5, 2017, Donald Trump announced that his administration is rescinding DACA. In rolling […]
Partners Sharon Vinick and Darci Burrell pursued litigation in state court on behalf of a woman earning minimum wage who had been sexually harassed, as well as assaulted, by her manager. The case settled in the mid-six figures, despite the fact that the client was an undocumented immigrant and had modest economic losses.