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Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

City Funding for Undocumented Immigrants is Shrouded in Secrecy

Still no official information on how to apply, who qualifies or which organizations are giving out funds

Federal Immigration Policy Primary category in which blog post is published

New Yorkers Rejoice After Supreme Court Sides With DACA Recipients

“I’m giving praise to the most high for answering all our (DACA recipients) prayers,” said Marsha Smith, a DACA holder from Jamaica

Street Vendors Primary category in which blog post is published

Street Vendors Celebrate Removal of NYPD From Enforcement

In response to the protests, Mayor de Blasio decided to move enforcement of street vendors from the NYPD.

Resources Primary category in which blog post is published

How to Apply for a Tourist Visa Extension

Due to flight cancellations and borders closing during the pandemic, several members of our WhatsApp community have asked us how to extend their tourist visa in the US. The following is a quick guide that has been useful for our Spanish-speaking members.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Primary category in which blog post is published

New York ICE Chief and Deportation Officer Say They Worked Closely with State Court Officers on Arrests

“I got most of my guidance, my dealing with the court, from the court officers. We worked with them very well,” said David Rodriguez, a deportation officer who works out of the Varick Street ICE office.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Primary category in which blog post is published

Video Shows ICE Agents Arresting a Protestor in NYC

The arrest came despite the NYPD stating it does not need federal assistance in policing the protest.

Newsletter Primary category in which blog post is published

New York’s Immigration Courts: Where Immigrants Sit in Jail Without a Hearing

General due process rights require a criminal case is filed in less than 48 hours. Immigration cases often take six days.

Newsletter Primary category in which blog post is published

Undocumented New Yorkers Face Deadline for Rent Protections to Expire

A rent moratorium will expire in just a few weeks, putting undocumented immigrants on the hook for back rent they can't afford

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Pandemic Leaves Colombians Stranded in New York

Colombians who came to New York on vacation are now scrambling to get home on repatriation flights.