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Exploring Alternatives for DREAMers after the SCOTUS DACA Decision

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Produced on September 22, 2020

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Course Information

Time 1h 3m
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

In this program, immigration attorney Ruby Powers will break down the Supreme Court’s 2020 decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Powers will discuss the history of DACA and what the future may hold for DREAMERS as we await the next steps by the Administration and/or Congress to solve the never-ending uphill battle for DREAMers searching for a secure future in the United States. 



Learning Objectives:

  1. Analyze the 2020 Supreme Court opinion in favor of DACA and how it will impact DREAMers in real life
  2. Handle DACA legal advice accurately and ethically
  3. Develop a legal strategy for DACA recipients after the SCOTUS the decision, including DACA alternatives
  4. Discuss the Congressional response to the DACA decision 

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Faculty

Ruby Powers

Powers Law Group, P.C.

Ruby L. Powers is the founder and managing attorney of Powers Law Group, P.C., a full-service immigration law firm based in Houston, Texas. Powers is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the University of North Carolina School of Law. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is an alumna of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Leadership Houston, and a fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Powers started her law firm from her house in the height of the Great Recession in 2009 and have since grown her business up to 14 employees, including multiple attorneys and satellite offices. She once managed her firm remotely from Dubai and Turkey for 14 months.

Powers manages to run a successful law practice in a challenging area of law while balancing community involvement and pro bono legal representation. She is a frequent national and international speaker, author, and media resource on the topics of immigration law and policy and law practice management. Her expertise and advocacy efforts have been featured in the Washington Post, CNN, NPR, the New York Times, BBC World News, and beyond. Powers’ experience in legislative work in Washington, D.C., and the Texas State Capitol prompted her to pursue public office. Powers is currently running for a position in the Texas State Legislature. Ruby serves as AILA Media Advocacy Committee Vice-Chair, was AILA Texas Chapter Advocacy Chair 2014-2019, Powers was awarded the AILA Advocacy Award, Houston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award, Houstonia Magazine Top Lawyer, After years of advocacy at the border, the state capital, and in her community, Ruby decided to run for public office and continues to advocate for her community.

Powers lives in Houston with her husband, Burak, and her two children, Rex and Violet. She enjoys traveling, reading (mostly business books), and playing sports and board games with her family.

For updates to the book and other tips: http://BuildandManageYourSuccessfulImmigrationLawPractice.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YourSuccessfulLawPractice

The Author’s Law Firm: www.RubyPowersLaw.com


Reviews

LA
Lori A.

well done!

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Eric L.

Good practical experience. Came across a bit unorganized

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Robert S.

Well organized and presented.

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Vivian L.

Great overview and updates/alternatives to DACA! Enjoyed this presentation immensely!!

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Mark S. P.

I really liked her presentation.

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Robert B.

Fantastic!

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Alicia R.

Very professional

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Thomas M.

Very professional and knowledgeable speaker -- really excellent program.

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Daniel P.

Ms Powers was outstanding. Just way to much information for a 1 hour presentation.

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