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How a President’s Immigration Order Mobilized Big Law
The Am Law Daily
The country’s corporate law firms unexpectedly became front and center in the weekend response to President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown.

Beneath the Chaos, Strategies Coalesce in Suits Against Trump
The National Law Journal
Advocacy groups and state governments are beginning to coordinate their efforts, taking lessons from past court battles over immigration.

Court Quirk Limits Access to CNN Journalist’s Suit Over Immigration Order
Daily Report
A new lawsuit by CNN’s former Baghdad bureau chief challenging his detention by customs agents at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the hours after President Donald Trump signed his controversial immigration order has clear international implications. But a policy of the U.S. Judicial Conference of the United States bars remote electronic access by the public to all filings in the federal court case.

Volunteer Lawyers Serving Detainees at DFW Get Financial Boost
Texas Lawyer
Lawyers volunteering at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport—more than 150 of them—just got a financial boost in the arm.

On the Bright Side, Lawyers Are Suddenly Popular
The Litigation Daily
If there’s any silver lining to the first 11 days of the Trump administration, it’s this: lawyers are suddenly beloved—at least by the masses who oppose the president’s policies.

Syrian Family Turned Back at Philadelphia Airport Sues Feds
The Legal Intelligencer
Attorneys said the family had visas when they were denied entry into the United States under the president’s executive order.

At SFO, Weary Lawyers Dig In for Work Ahead
The Recorder
After the weekend’s flurry of volunteer efforts, advocacy groups are now organizing shifts to staff the airport with volunteer attorneys for the days ahead.

For Immigration Help, Universities Turn to Law School Clinics
The National Law Journal
A growing number of higher education institutions are looking to their law schools to help protect and guide fellow students, faculty and staff in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive order.

Lawyers for Detainees Get Help From a Hashtag
The National Law Journal
A loose coalition of social media activists is pushing to help lawyers camped out at airports around the country.

Plaintiffs Plan Constitutional Attack on Trump Immigration Executive Order
New York Law Journal
As travelers detained at airports across the country as a result of an executive order from the Trump administration continue to be released, uncertainty lies ahead for immigrants and immigration attorneys alike as the fallout from the order continues to be assessed.

Big Law Joins Opposition To Trump’s Refugee Ban
The National Law Journal
Steven Schulman, the head of pro bono at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, described how the corporate defense bar pitched in to represent immigrants stuck at airports over the weekend, and the next steps for the legal community’s involvement.

Immigrant Advocates Plot ‘Beginning of Legal Resistance’ to Trump
The National Law Journal
More than 4,000 lawyers had signed up to volunteer legal services across the country by Sunday in response to the Trump administration’s swift move to restrict immigration travel from seven predominantly Muslim countries. President Donald Trump’s executive action Friday brought nationwide confusion—and mass protests—as lawyers, major airlines and national companies struggled to assess the scope of the travel bans.

‘Going to Get a Lot Worse’: At JFK, an Army of Lawyers Rises Against Trump Order
New York Law Journal
More than 200 attorneys showed up over the weekend to provide advice in the wake of Trump’s executive order banning entry to individuals from seven predominantly Muslim countries.

Amid Chaos, Texas Lawyers Join Pro Bono Response to Refugee Ban
Texas Lawyer
Roughly 100 Texas lawyers went to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport over the weekend to help fight President Donald Trump’s executive order. Organizers said they would keep up the resistance until everyone has been released.

Syrian Baby Among Reed Smith Clients Left in Limbo After Trump Order
The American Lawyer
The family of a Syrian child represented by Reed Smith has to delay plans to resettle in the United States after President Donald Trump’s executive order placed an indefinite halt on Syrian refugees entering the country.

Slideshow: Protesters Rally Against Trump Immigration Ban
The Recorder
As lawyers around the country responded this weekend to President Donald Trump’s executive order, protesters also raised signs and voices.