NYC Mayor Eric Adams Calls for Modification of Sanctuary City Law to Deport Violent Criminal Migrants

NEW YORK CITY – New York City Mayor Eric Adams is calling for modifications to the city’s sanctuary city law, suggesting that migrants who commit violent crimes should be eligible for deportation. Adams made these comments in response to growing criticism of migration into the city from both lawmakers and law enforcement. He has previously urged the Biden administration and Congress for additional aid to help migrants obtain work visas and secure housing support. According to Adams, the majority of migrants in the city are looking for employment opportunities, and he finds it perplexing that … Read more

NYC Mayor Eric Adams Calls for Deportation of Migrants Guilty of Serious Crimes, Challenging Sanctuary City Status

New York City, NY – In response to a string of high-profile crimes allegedly committed by migrants, Mayor Eric Adams has voiced his support for revising New York’s sanctuary city laws. On Tuesday, Adams stated that migrants who commit serious offenses should be deported, and the city should be allowed to cooperate with federal ICE agents. He made these remarks during a news conference, where he emphasized the need for changes to the existing sanctuary city law. Adams had similarly expressed his views the previous evening, calling for modifications to the law that would enable … Read more

Stewart Melvin & Frost Partner Anna Adams Orkins Honored on Super Lawyers Magazine’s Prestigious Rising Stars List for 2024

GAINESVILLE, Georgia – Anna Adams Orkins, a partner at Stewart Melvin & Frost, has achieved recognition as one of the rising stars in the legal profession. Selected for Super Lawyers Magazine’s prestigious 2024 Rising Stars list, this marks the fourth consecutive year that Orkins has received this honor. Since joining Stewart Melvin & Frost’s Trusts and Estates section in 2019, Orkins has exhibited a strong focus on estate planning and probate. Her expertise includes the preparation of wills and trusts, as well as handling matters related to incapacity planning, probate and administration, and guardianships and … Read more

Former Virginia Delegate Les Adams Appointed as Judge for the 22nd Judicial District: Southside Politician Begins New Chapter in Danville, Pittsylvania, and Franklin Counties

DANVILLE, Va. – Former Virginia Delegate Les Adams has been appointed as a judge for the 22nd Judicial District. The Virginia General Assembly selected Adams for the position, which covers the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Franklin County. Adams, who had previously served as a politician in the Southside region, represented the 48th House District from 2014 until his resignation in December. During his tenure, he advocated for various issues impacting Henry County, Pittsylvania County, and Martinsville. As a General District Court Judge, Adams will begin his six-year term on February 1. This appointment … Read more