Obama Immigration Adviser Faces Protests At AILA Speech

By Allissa Wickham (June 18, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT) -- Cecilia Munoz, a top immigration adviser to the president, was confronted with protesters challenging the Obama administration's use of family detention while she addressed a large group of immigration lawyers Thursday at a convention center outside Washington, D.C.

Attorney Sheila Starkey holds a protest sign during Cecilia Munoz's speech Thursday in Washington. (Credit: Law360) Addressing a ballroom full of immigration attorneys attending the American Immigration Lawyers Association conference in National Harbor, Maryland, Munoz said the administration would fight in court to implement the executive actions now on hold, and appeared optimistic about the possibility of more changes.

"Immigration reform is still...

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