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2017-02-03_WDWA_TRO

Temporary Restraining Order, State of Washington et al v Donald J. Trump et al.

Fight the Ban: Canadian Coalition of Lawyers and Advocates Staff Airports

June 29, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fighting the Ban: Canadian Coalition of Lawyers and Advocates Facilitate a Coordinated Effort Across Canada and Beyond Travel and Refugee ban goes into effect June 29, 2017 at 8:00pmEST June 29, 2017 Toronto, ON, Ottawa, ON, Winnipeg, MB, Vancouver, BC – The Canadian Cross-Border Legal Coalition (“CCBLC”) is deploying volunteer lawyers and […]

CCLA Concerned by U.S. Travel Ban

June 26, 2017

CCLA is deeply concerned for Canadians and Canadian residents who may be affected by today’s United States Supreme Court decision to re-instate a modified version of President Trump’s travel ban against individuals from six predominantly Muslim countries. This travel ban was proclaimed by Executive Order on March 6 and almost immediately blocked by two lower […]

Statement on release of new U.S. travel restrictions

March 6, 2017

The CCLA is still seriously concerned by the potential impact on refugees and asylum seekers of the new executive order released today by U.S. President Donald Trump restricting travelers from 6 mostly Muslim nations. “None of the major concerns in our Jan. 29 statement [see below] are abated,” says CCLA Executive Director and General Counsel Sukanya Pillay. […]

Rights group launches FOI request on U.S. border agency travel ban actions at Canadian airports

February 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FEBRUARY 10, 2017 TORONTO  ̶  Opponents of President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27, 2017 Executive Order restricting the travel of individuals from seven predominantly Muslim nations scored a victory in appeals court in Washington state last night, but many questions remain about how the ban was and could once again be enforced, particularly at overseas […]

Materials for Legal Volunteers at Airports and Borders

February 4, 2017

CCLA is part of the Canadian Cross-Border Legal Coalition, a network of Canadian lawyers fighting against the discriminatory impact in Canada–and to Canadian immigrants and refugees–of the U.S. President’s January 27th, 2017 Executive Order, or travel ban. We are collaborating with colleagues in the US and around the world. The Coalition brings together leading Canadian organizations and groups […]