Pelosi Urges Expansion Of Law To Protect Immigrant Women
By Nadia Dreid (September 18, 2018, 4:33 PM EDT) -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Monday said Republicans' refusal to vote on a long-term version of the Violence Against Women Act that would cover immigrants and LGBT people is an "abdication of our responsibilities to women in our country."
Republicans sought to temporarily extend the law, which provides federal protections and funding for victims of domestic violence, to Dec. 7 instead of voting on a more permanent version proposed by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, that would expand the law and reauthorize it through 2023.
"As members of Congress, it is our responsibility to ensure that every woman, in...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!