Center for Social Justice Initiatives

The Center for Social Justice (CSJ) and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) released a report, Discharge, Deportation, and Dangerous Journeys: A Study on the Practice of Medical Repatriation, documenting an alarming number of cases in which U.S. hospitals have forcibly repatriated vulnerable undocumented patients, who are ineligible for public insurance as a result of their immigration status, in an effort to cut costs.

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Case Digest Archive 2008

 July 1, 2008: Center for Social Justice Files Class-Action Suit against Predatory Lenders

June 5, 2008: Students Win Argument in the Second Circuit

April 24, 2008: Students Win Two Asylum Cases in Newark Immigration Court

April 2, 2008: Students Secure Asylum for Persecuted Turkish Christian

February 2008: Students Win Asylum for Mother of Newborn Twins Convicted of Mail Fraud

February 21, 2008:  Prof. Bryan Lonegan and Jessica Goldfinger, '08 and Christina Parlapiano, '08, filed an amicus brief on behalf of Human Rights Watch in the Matter of S-Y, a case before the Board of Immigration Appeals regarding whether child soldiers are ineligible for asylum as persecutors of others.

January 24, 2008: Professor Baher Azmy and former Clinical Teaching Fellow Scott Michelman Represent Newark Photographer in Suit against the Newark Police