Immigration Law

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New NY Law Keeps ICE Out of Courts
Posted on 16 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NY Gov. Cuomo, Dec. 15, 2020 "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed the Protect Our Courts Act (S00425A/A2176A) to ensure New Yorkers can freely access the justice system without fear of being targeted by federal immigration authorities. The legislation... Read More

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs 'Green Light' Bill (S1747B)
Posted on 18 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Denis Slattery, NY Daily News, June 17, 2019 "Undocumented immigrants will have access to driver’s licenses under a law green-lighted by the Legislature on Monday and signed by Gov. Cuomo hours after he’d tried to tap the brakes on... Read More

NY Gov. Cuomo Signs Executive Order Prohibiting State Agencies from Inquiring About Immigration Status
Posted on 15 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gov. Cuomo, Sept. 15, 2017 - "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued Executive Order 170 that prohibits state agencies and officers from inquiring about or disclosing an individual's immigration status unless required by law or necessary to determine... Read More

NY Gov. Launches Public-Private Naturalization Drive
Posted on 20 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, July 14, 2016 - "Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched “ NaturalizeNY ,” the first public-private partnership of its kind to encourage and assist eligible immigrants in New York State with becoming U.S. citizens... Read More

NY Gov. Cuomo to ICE: Stop!
Posted on 26 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Letter dated Apr. 25, 2018 from Gov. Cuomo to Acting ICE Dir. Homan - "Recent enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") agents operating in New York State raise significant legal and public safety concerns. The... Read More

Excerpts From the Jan. 1, 2013 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 20 Dec 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

USCIS Issues Policy Memo on International Filings On November 30, 2012, USCIS issued a final policy memorandum outlining the circumstances in which applicants may file Form I-601 (Application for Waiver of Grounds of Inadmissibility) and any associated... Read More