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Q&A with Marc Van Der Hout

Thursday, February 15, 2024 6 Adar I 5784

7:30 PM - 9:00 PMvia Zoom

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In addition to being an Or Shalomer, Marc Van Der Hout is an immigration attorney and recent co-counsel in the federal court case Defense for Children International-Palestine vs. Biden, in which “Palestinian human rights organizations, together with Palestinians in Gaza and the U.S., filed a lawsuit in U.S. federal court against President Biden, Secretary of State Blinken, and Secretary of Defense Austin for the U.S. officials’ failure to prevent and complicity in the Israeli government’s unfolding genocide against them, their families, and the 2.2 million Palestinians in Gaza” according to the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Please register for a Q&A session, facilitated by R’ Faryn, where you can ask Marc questions you hold about this case.

About Marc: Marc Van Der Hout is the founder of Van Der Hout LLP, a firm recognized nationally for its litigation and advocacy on cutting-edge issues.  Marc has been recognized by bar associations throughout the country for his innovative and resourceful representation of immigrants. He has twice received the Carol Weiss King Award of the National Immigration Project for outstanding immigration litigation and twice the American Immigration Lawyers Association premier award for outstanding litigation in the field of immigration law. Among his many other awards, Mr. Van Der Hout was selected by the San Francisco Chronicle in 2003 as one of San Francisco’s top 25 attorneys; was named by the Los Angeles Daily Journal as one of California’s Top 100 Lawyers in 2007; received a 2008 Attorney of the Year Clay award from California Lawyer Magazine for outstanding achievement in his field and that same year was named one of the top 100 lawyers in Northern California by Super Lawyers Magazine; received  the San Francisco Lawyers’ Committee Robert G. Sproul Award for Outstanding Pro Bono Services in the Legal Field in 2009 and has been named by Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America every year since 1993.

Marc was national president of the National Lawyers Guild in 1985-86 and is a past board chair of the National Immigration Project. He served on its governing board for almost 40 years. One of Marc’s most notable achievements remains the lead role he played in the ABC v. Thornburgh litigation, which benefited over 500,000 Central American asylum seekers and spurred the creation and passage into law of both Temporary Protected Status and the Nicaraguan Adjustment and Central American Relief Act (NACARA). 

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