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Yale Law Clinic Helps Stop Deportations

Demonstrators block an exit at the international terminal as they protest against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel to the U.S. by citizens of several countries at San Francisco International Airport. Photo by Olga Rodriguez for the Associated Press.

Hours after two Iraqi men with U.S. visas were detained at John F. Kennedy airport on Friday night, students at Yale Law School got to work to stop their deportation.

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School heard Saturday night that a federal judge halted deportations for their clients – and for people with legal entry documents.

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