How a Reluctance to Deport Pop Stars Strengthens US Immigration Policy

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Mar. 13, 2014 -- Lenni Benson, professor at New York Law School and Director of the Safe Passage Project, talks about the general reluctance within the American immigration system to deport sports and entertainment professionals. Benson contends that while this leniency with celebrities can create a double standard within immigration policy, there are some beneficial aspects to giving courts discretion.

Benson also talks about the Safe See more +

Mar. 13, 2014 -- Lenni Benson, professor at New York Law School and Director of the Safe Passage Project, talks about the general reluctance within the American immigration system to deport sports and entertainment professionals. Benson contends that while this leniency with celebrities can create a double standard within immigration policy, there are some beneficial aspects to giving courts discretion.

Benson also talks about the Safe Passage Project's mission to provide children with legal representation in deportation proceedings. Safe Passage Project is a pro bono clearinghouse that trains and mentors pro bono attorneys to represent children facing deportation.

Contact them at: safepassage@nyls.edu. See less -

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Topics:  Deportation, Foreign Nationals, Immigrants, Immigration Reform, Justin Beiber

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