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Left to right, immigration lawyer Junaid Sulahry stands in the international arrivals hall of San Francisco International Airport with fellow attorney volunteers Julie Hiatt and Marianna, who declined to give her last name. (Photo: Ben Hancock/ALM)
“Springing into action” isn’t a phrase often associated with legal technology. But attorneys defied traditional timetables around technology development to bring legal services to those detained at airports around the country following President Trump’s executive order barring entry to citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries on Jan. 27.