Katherine Forrest

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Katherine Forrest

Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law

Forrest serves on the Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights Under Law Board of Directors, as of March 10, 2010.[1]

Rally for Ravi

Yvette Clarke, Joseph Crowley, Nydia Velazquez

The New Sanctuary Movement announced Jan. 29 2018, that “After weeks of unrelenting community mobilization, Judge Katherine Forrest ruled this morning that ICE denied Ravi Ragbir due process by detaining him in his routine check in on Jan. 11. That means Ravi will get to fight his ongoing case from home rather than from behind bars in detention. The fight is not over. This ruling only affects Ravi’s detention, not his pending deportation. …Today’s decision is proof that organizing and the power of community will ultimately set us free. That’s why we must keep up the fight for the thousands of people facing the same racist, unjust, and escalating treatment from ICE every day.”

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