Immigration Law

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NYC Immigration Court Erodes Protections for Kids Without Lawyers
Posted on 17 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Brand, CityLimits, Feb. 13, 2018 - "Over the past few months, finding legal representation has become even more challenging for immigrant children in New York City because Manhattan’s federal immigration court has eroded several of the... Read More

IDP Releases New Report on Detention and Deportation Practices in NYC
Posted on 24 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" On July 23, IDP along with New York University School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic and Families for Freedom, released “Insecure Communities, Devastated Families: New Data on Immigrant Detention and Deportation Practices in New York City... Read More

NYC to ICE: You talkin' to me?
Posted on 26 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a new bill into law Tuesday that limits the city’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities on Rikers Island. The law will prevent the Department of Corrections from turning over immigrants with... Read More

Tags: NYC , bloomberg , detainer , ICE

NYC Sets Up a Help Desk for Unaccompanied Children in Immigration Court
Posted on 17 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"New York City has set up a help desk in federal immigration court to put unaccompanied children in touch with educational and health services. Three workers from the departments of Education and Health were sitting at a desk in the hallway of Immigration... Read More

$1.2M for Cheated Immigrant Workers in NYC
Posted on 9 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Another week, another rogue employer bites the dust. In what is as much a part of New York’s urban landscape as the Brooklyn Bridge, one more dishonest employer has been found brazenly cheating immigrant workers — and will have to... Read More

NYC to Provide Lawyers for All Detained Respondents in Removal Proceedings
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With $4.9 million dollars of funding from the New York City Council included in the FY 2015 budget for the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP), New York City will become the first jurisdiction in the nation to provide universal representation... Read More

Are promoters pushing envelope on NY-area EB-5 Regional Centers?
Posted on 20 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An examination of the program by The New York Times suggests that in New York, developers and state officials are stretching the rules to qualify projects for this foreign financing. These developers are often relying on gerrymandering techniques... Read More