Multimedia Center

Welcome to the ILRC Multimedia Center, where you will find podcasts and videos on various areas of immigration law, partner projects, and events.

On October 5, 2013, Governor Brown signed AB 4, the TRUST Act, which limits collaboration between Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and local law enforcement in California. In this podcast, you will hear Grisel Ruiz answer questions related to the TRUST Act, such as why it’s needed, when it will go into effect, and what people can do if they want to monitor the TRUST Act in their county.

During this interview with ILRC founder, Bill Hing, you will hear a series of questions regarding the significance of the passage of AB1024 by state legislature and Governor Brown's signing. We also address why the Obama Administration opposed the issuance of a license to Sergio Garcia, the undocumented law graduate who passed the California State Bar.

In this short video, you’ll hear ILRC Immigration Policy Attorney, Aidin Castillo, offer her personal account about coming to the U.S. as a child, and describe the work that she’s doing to influence immigration reform legislation in Washington D.C.

In just four minutes, this micro documentary about the New Americans Campaign will show you the needs that are being met and the difference that has already been made by this critical campaign.

In this podcast, you will hear a discussion between ILRC Staff Attorney, Lourdes Martinez, and Law Fellow, Grisel Ruiz, regarding the recent Supreme Court decision on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and its impact on same-sex bi-national couples who are interested in applying for a green card based marriage.

In this podcast, you’ll hear Bill Hing discuss lessons learned when local law enforcement takes federal immigration enforcement into its own hands.

This audio recording is from the IPC Immigration Policy discussion, recorded during the AILA Annual Conference, featuring Bill Hing.

In this podcast you will hear Senior Staff Attorney, Kathy Brady, and Special Project Attorney, Su Yon Yi, discuss how the categorical approach has changed for the better after the recent Supreme Court decision, Moncrieffe v. Holder.

On Friday, May 31, 2013, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center joined with 300 friends, partners, and supporters to honor Senator Dick Durbin and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Jose Antonio Vargas. The important role the Immigrant Legal Resource Center continues to play in immigration reform was highlighted by ILRC Advisory Board Member, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi.

This compelling new recording features ILRC founder, Bill Hing, and Eric Cohen, ILRC Executive Director, as they share lessons learned from the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), specifically concerning the policy efforts and implementation. They also  discuss the Senate immigration bill (S.744, “The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act”) and provide advice and best practice tips to organizations on policy advocacy and immigration reform implementation.