Week Ahead: Immigrant Groups To Rally Monday as Deportation Defense Funding Faces Peril

Several immigrant advocacy groups are scheduled to rally at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office in Rockville to protest a plan to add a number of criminal convictions to the list of exclusions that would bar a resident …

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Mayor signs off on immigrant defense funding for Public Defender’s Office

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has signed off on a plan to provide some funding for legal defense to immigrants through the Public Defender’s Office, albeit at a far lower level than advocates had initially hoped for. Lee has agreed to authorize the San …

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De Blasio literally has no idea how his administration settled on new immigration defense funding policy

Mayor de Blasio hasn’t got a clue. Hizzoner’s office may have announced that private foundations will pick up the tab to defend some undocumented immigrants facing deportation, but the mayor himself said he “literally” had “no idea how that happened …

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3 Things In Biotech, April 28: Fighting Mental Disorders, And A New Strategy For Bacteria?

Achaogen secures defense funding to fight infections. Alkermes moves into the final stage of a pivotal study. Axsome divulges a promising interim readout in depression. Note: Subscribers to Avisol Capital Partners Total Pharma Tracker got an early look at …

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