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Lawyers convention leaves Texas over state's new immigration law

Published on June 7, 2017 under CommunityImpact

A 15,000-member association of attorneys and law professors said on Wednesday that it is relocating its 2018 convention out of Texas in response to the state legislature passing Senate Bill 4, a sweeping and controversial immigration enforcement measure. The American Immigration Lawyers Association was scheduled to hold its 3-day event in Grapevine next year, but said the bill’s “dangerous, destructive and counterproductive proposals” go against the group’s mission. About 3,000 people were expected to attend the convention. “One of the issues that drove the board’s decision was concern on behalf of quite a number of our members that they might […]

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