On this episode, Yvette and Cynthia analyze Lassiter v. Department of Social Services, the case that held that counsel is not required for parental termination proceedings, criticize the Trump administration’s proposal to widen the definition of “public charge” for green card eligibility, and share the soft office skills they have learned as first generation professionals.
Case: Lassiter v. Department of Social Services
Read a summary of/full opinion on the case, listen to the oral arguments, and see who voted how at this link!
Current Event: Expansion of “Public Charge”
Colorlines article on the proposal: Trump Administration Plans to Restrict Green Cards for Immigrants Enrolled in Safety Net Programs by Catherine Lizette Gonzalez