Times News article: “Community Members Prepare for Trump Presidency” discusses the second of now 7 community meetings that Andrade Legal has been invovled in convening. Read the article here.
Kathleen McCleary, Reporter’s notebook: Dispute simmers at border detention center over … crayons, PBS Newshour, August 25, 2014.
In August of 2014, Andrade Legal attorneys responded to the call for volunteer attorneys and legal workers to represent Central American refguees arriving at the southern border and held in a remote detention facility in Artesia, New Mexico. National reports of the highly controversial move of detaining asylum seekers, particularly women and children were widespread. In this report, accompanied by a program on PBS Newshour television show, volunteer Andrade Legal attorney is quoted on one seemingly minor incident that reflected the environment in which the asylum seekers were held. Read, the article here.
In the summer and fall of 2014, AL attorneys Maria Andrade, Ben Stein, Nathaniel Damren and former paralegal, Yadira Juarez each worked with women and children fleeing violence in Central America at a family detention facility in Artesia, New Mexico. This feature article focuses upon family detention with a quote from Maria Andrade.