immigration

  • Legal Momentum Senior Vice President  and Chief Strategic Officer Siobhan "Sam" Bennett represented Legal Momentum on PBS's To the Contrary, a show for which Sam has served as a regular panelist for the past 10 years. On the May 17, 2019 show, Sam commented on recent legislative challenges to women’s personal safety while promoting LM’s historic and ongoing work protecting the physical and economic security of our nation’s women and girls. From the To The Contrary website, here is the episode description:
  • Recent immigration policies, including the separation and detention of families entering at the U.S.-Mexico border and the Attorney General’s decision to deny asylum to victims of domestic violence, reinforce existing inequalities that disproportionately impact immigrant women.