Immigration Law

Recent Posts

New York Program Makes Huge Difference in Immigration Court Outcomes
Posted on 9 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dara Lind, VOX, Nov. 9, 2017 - "Soon, every eligible immigrant who gets detained in one of a dozen cities — including New York, Chicago, Oakland, California, and Atlanta — will have access to a lawyer to help fight their immigration court... Read More

NY State Becomes First in the Nation to Provide Lawyers for All Immigrants Detained and Facing Deportation
Posted on 9 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Vera Institute of Justice, Apr. 7, 2017 - "The Vera Institute of Justice and partner organizations today announced that detained New Yorkers in all upstate immigration courts will now be eligible to receive legal counsel during deportation proceedings... Read More

Former Immigration Judge: Every Immigrant Deserves a Lawyer
Posted on 30 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Sarah Burr, May 28, 2017 - "As a former immigration judge in New York, I have come to understand a difficult truth first-hand: Far and away, the greatest obstacle to administering justice in immigration proceedings is the fact that, unlike in criminal... 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