Gurbir Grewal Named NJ Attorney General, Will Be 1st Sikh-American AG

The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) congratulates Gurbir S. Grewal, Bergen County prosecutor on his nomination to be the next Attorney General of New Jersey. With his nomination by Governor-Elect Phil Murphy, Mr. Grewal will become the first Sikh-American state Attorney General in the country. “The decision to appoint a visible minority as…

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Saba maintains its opposition to the travel ban as scotus allows it

SABA MAINTAINS ITS OPPOSITION TO THE TRAVEL BAN AS SCOTUS ALLOWS IT    The South Asian Bar Association of North America (SABA) is disappointed with the United States Supreme Court’s ruling allowing the Trump Administration to enforce the Muslim ban while legal challenges proceed in lower courts. This decision allows for extreme restrictions on people attempting…

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SABABC 2017 Fall Conference

FINAL NOTICE, please RSVP for SABABC’s 2017 Fall Conference:  Date:              Monday, November 6, 2017  Time:              9:00am Registration, 9:30am Start (full day) Location:       Aria Banquet Hall – Surrey  RSVP:            hgill@fasken.com    Agenda 9:00-9:30 Registration, Coffee and Networking 9:30-10:30 Judges Panel: Justice Wilcock (BCCA), Justice Groves (BCSC), CJ Crabtree (BCPC),…

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Student Mentorship Event

On February 23, 2017, SABABC launched the 2017 Mentorship Program at Shebeen Whiskey House in Vancouver BC.  The event was a great success and many young students and lawyers were given the opportunity to meet and connect with their SABABC mentor. The response from mentors interested in participating in the program has been encouraging and…

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Officials in U.S. and India Condemn Shooting of Sikh Man in Washington State

The South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia (“SABA BC”) stands in solidarity with the South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”), and echoes its recent statements condemning President Trump’s new executive order, which is again seeking to halt immigration from several Muslim-majority countries and prevent refugees from entering the United States.…

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SABABC Statement on Trump Executive Order

Statement on Behalf of the South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia The South Asian Bar Association of British Columbia (“SABABC”) stands in solidarity with the South Asian Bar Association of North America (“SABA North America”) concerning President Trump’s recent executive orders barring the entry of refugees, and halting all immigration from seven Muslim-majority states.…

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