Press Mentions: August 2019

ILAP in the News

ILAP provides regular updates to the media on the legal needs and next steps for asylum seekers in Maine, including those who stayed at the Portland Expo Center and other local shelters this summer. Features include the Bangor Daily News, Christian Science Monitor and Portland Press Herald [1] and [2].

ILAP explains the negative impact the “public charge” rule change will have on Maine’s immigrant families with Maine Public Radio, Portland Press Herald and WGME 13.

In the Portland Press Herald, ILAP comments on increased immigration enforcement efforts under Maine’s new border patrol chief and how it contributes to a climate of fear in immigrant communities.