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Law360: O’Melveny Helps Reunite Family Amid COVID-19 FearsApril 19, 2020
O’Melveny partner Darin Snyder and counsel Bill Martin led the effort to reunite with their father three siblings detained at an immigration facility, this article reported. Law360 noted the children were detained 50 miles from their father’s home in Maryland, with the government moving to deport them amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The pandemic really heightened our focus on trying to get as quick a result as possible and reunite the kids with their father,” said Snyder.
“It was an interesting juxtaposition,” said Martin. “At the time, I was trying to think a lot about my own family situation and what would work best for us. And I was trying, if at all possible, to put myself in the shoes of my clients and their parents, who traveled thousands of miles from El Salvador to look for a better life.”
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