HWG Team Secures Asylum in U.S. for Persecuted Woman

August 11, 2020

A dedicated HWG team celebrated an important victory yesterday:  securing a grant of asylum in the United States for Meyvi, a persecuted woman from El Salvador.    Meyvi fled her…

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HWG Contributes US Chapter to Telecoms & Media 2020

August 10, 2020

HWG partners Kent Bressie, Colleen Sechrest, Paul Caritj, and Mike Nilsson authored the US chapter in Telecoms & Media 2020.  This annual guide, published by Lexology, provides insight on international…

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HWG’s Roy Austin Quoted in Article Published by The Marshall Project

August 4, 2020

Roy Austin was quoted about the use of federal agents in American cities in a recent article published in The Marshall Project. 

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John Amaya Interviewed in Netflix Documentary Immigration Nation

August 3, 2020

Washington, DC – Counsel John Amaya is interviewed in the new Netflix docuseries Immigration Nation released on August 3rd.  Amaya, who served as Deputy Chief of Staff for U.S. Immigration…

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Amicus Brief Filed Challenging New Title IX Regulations

July 31, 2020

Boston, MA — Twenty-seven law school professors filed an amicus brief today supporting a lawsuit filed by prominent civil rights organizations and victim advocates in federal district court in Massachusetts challenging…

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HWG’s Roy Austin Appointed to Los Angeles Police Commission’s Advisory Committee on Building Trust and Equity

July 31, 2020

On Thursday, July 30th, HWG partner Roy Austin was appointed to the Los Angeles Police Commission’s Advisory Committee on Building Trust and Equity by Mayor Eric Garcetti. The Committee is…

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HWG’s John Amaya Interviewed in The New Yorker

July 30, 2020

HWG's John Amaya, formerly Deputy Chief of Staff at ICE under President Obama, was interviewed in the New Yorker on DHS’s presence in American cities. The full article can be…

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