Immigration Law Practice News Archive
Professor Virgil Wiebe speaks at the Murphy Institute's Hot Topics: Cool Talk Series
On March 2, 2012, Professor Virgil Wiebe, Director of the IPC’s Immigration Practice Group, spoke on the topic of “Do current and proposed state and federal immigration policies measure up to the demands of the Gospel?" The presentation, alongside Professor Andrew Yuengert of Pepperdine University, was a part of the Murphy Institute’s “Hot Topics: Cool Talk” series. The series explores both the Catholic positions and some challenging perspectives on major policy issues likely to be the focus of debate in the upcoming 2012 election.
Padilla v. Kentucky: A Foundation for Collaboration between Immigration and Criminal Defense Attorneys CLE
On September 10, 2010, in light of the U. S. Supreme Court’s decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, the Interprofessional Center for Counseling and Legal Services, in conjunction with the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Minnesota State Public Defender presented: “Padilla v. Kentucky A Foundation for Collaboration between Immigration and Criminal Defense Attorneys.”
Immigration Law Practice Group Collaborates with New Orleans Worker’s Center for Racial Justice
The Immigration Law Practice Group is honored to collaborate with the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice (NOWCRJ) in relation to the brutal exploitation of immigrant workers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. We congratulate the NOWCRJ on being the recipient of the Daniel Levy Award for excellence in pursuing creative and socially conscious approaches to advocacy in the immigration law field. Thank you for all your hard work!
Professor Virgil Wiebe testifies regarding HF 358
HF 358 is headed to the MN House Judiciary Committee. The bill is an effort by the majority in the House Public Safety Committee to ban cities from having policies that separate local police duties from federal, civil immigration enforcement.
Professor Virgil Wiebe, Director of the Immigration Law Practice Group, testified against the HF 358 bill.