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Judge’s decision on DACA flawed; Biden Administration seeks appeal, fixes

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By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW NASW Senior Policy Advisor The U.S. District Court in Houston on July 16 issued a decision that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program is unlawful, thereby partially halting it. The decision declaring DACA unlawful is based on flawed legal interpretation but more than that it punishes millions of DACA recipients and their families. In essence, the ruling ... Read More »

NASW Statement on the Nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the US Supreme Court

June 12, 2009 The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) applauds President Obama’s historic nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court.  We appreciate Judge Sotomayor’s distinguished judicial record, highlighted by her respect for human dignity and the needs of all Americans. The federal courts often are called the guardians of the constitution because their rulings protect the rights and ... Read More »

Ask Senate to Confirm Judge Sonia Sotomayor

Take Action Today! President Obama has selected his nominee for Supreme Court Justice to replace retiring Justice David Souter, Judge Sonia Sotomayor. We asked you earlier this month to contact President Obama and encourage him to nominate a candidate who reflects the diversity of this country. You responded and he listened. If confirmed, Judge Sotomayor will be the first Latina ... Read More »