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Law Students Help Score Win For Immigrants In Supreme Court

Publication Date: 
December 19, 2006
Source: 
New America Media
Author: 
Rene P. Ciria-Cruz

"New America Media" features the Immigrant Rights Clinic victory and quotes Professor Jayashri Srikantiah

"But people quickly learned that the Lopez case is one of many instances of people with a drug conviction turning their lives around and becoming law-abiding, but their lives are reduced to that one single conviction and they’re deported," Srikantiyah explains. "At least now there’s a chance for protection against that automatic punishment."