Cozen O’Connor: Asylum Advocates

Asylum Advocates

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Julie Trester and Corey Hickman were recognized by their alma mater, the University of Illinois, for their pro bono work in support of a young Mexican family seeking asylum. Julie and Corey discussed the legal and political immigration challenges that they faced. "From a legal standpoint, I was not optimistic," says Hickman. "But from an emotional or humane perspective, I didn't know how the judge could listen to her story and not rule for her."

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