Articles By Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio
Aunque los defensores de inmigrantes dicen que la legalización del uso recreativo de marihuana es un paso bienvenido para la comunidad inmigrante en Nueva York, los inmigrantes todavía tienen que tomar precauciones si poseen o usan marihuana. Aquí te decimos porque.
Advocates gathered Tuesday to shut down operations of an office in Newark where many detained immigrants were taken before they were deported.
Despite New York and New Jersey legalizing marijuana use and possession, immigrants may still be vulnerable to deportation if they're caught with the substance or admit to using it
Immigration groups filed a civil rights complaint alleging mistreatment of detained immigrants at the Bergen County Jail.
Dozens of detained immigrants have been transferred from New Jersey jails in recent weeks, separating them from family and creating problems for accessing legal aid
Fewer lawyers have time for pro bono cases due to the pandemic, so nonprofits are struggling to find lawyers for unaccompanied minors.
ICE may soon be officially banned from all New Jersey state run facilities as a bill passed both branches of the state legislature
All hearings were cancelled when two of New York’s immigration courts closed due to the pandemic. Now, they’re reopening and advocates worry notices about the new hearings are not reaching immigrants in legal proceedings.
A recent Justice Department decision has enabled survivors of domestic and gang violence to seek asylum. Lawyers are optimistic that the ruling will help the courts move quicker.