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Ahilan T. Arulanantham | From ACLU to UCLA : A Human Right's Change Agent
Episode 14522nd July 2021 • Immigration Nerds • Erickson Immigration Group
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Ahilan T. Arulanantham joins Immigration Nerds. Ahilan is a Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Immigration Law and Policy at UCLA School of Law and former Senior Counsel at the ACLU in Los Angeles.

Co-hosted by Lead Researcher, Luke Bianco.

We discuss:

  • TPS litigation and Supreme Court arguments
  • Nadarajah v. Gonzales, the first Ninth Circuit case establishing limits on the government’s power to detain immigrants as national security threats
  • Ahilan’s leadership in defense of immigrant rights at the ACLU during the previous administration
  • Advice for young lawyers/law students who want to make a positive impact in the field