Seattle Lawyers Fight DOJ Cease And Desist Order On Legal Advice For Immigrants

Nov 14, 2017
Originally published on November 13, 2017 12:45 pm

A group of Seattle immigration lawyers are fighting a cease and desist notice from the U.S. Justice Department. The DOJ told them to stop giving legal advice to immigrants unless they intend to offer them full representation in court. The attorneys say the order could cut off help for thousands of immigrants across the country. For now a federal judge has blocked the DOJ order, but the case is still in court.

KUOW’s Liz Jones (@KUOWLiz) reports.


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