Why top law firms have stepped up against Trump's immigration agenda


Corporate lawyers at Paul Weiss, a prestigious Manhattan law firm, often spend their days scouring the fine print of client documents and government regulations. But for the past few months, they have been on a different search.

In the firm’s Midtown offices, about 75 lawyers have been trying to find more than 400 parents who were separated from their families at the southern border this year and then deported without their children. Paul Weiss, where partners charge more than $1,000 an hour and clients include the National.

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