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Articles By Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio

New York Immigrant Communities Primary category in which blog post is published

Tax Preparers Charge Up to $600 To Send Applications for the Excluded Workers Fund

Tax preparers are taking advantage of The Excluded Workers Fund to charge immigrants for preparing applications, a service nonprofits offer for free

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Cuomo’s Pardon Saved This Woman From Deportation, but the Process Is Still a Mystery

In a final act as Governor, Andrew Cuomo pardoned Catherine Valdez and four others, staving off their deportations for now

Español Primary category in which blog post is published

Contadores cobran hasta $600 para ayudar con las solicitudes del Fondo para Trabajadores Excluidos

Aunque las aplicaciones del Fondo para Trabajadores Excluidos se pueden postular gratuitamente, contadores y notarios en Nueva York se están aprovechando para cobrar dinero a inmigrantes que buscan postular las solicitudes.

Immigration Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

New Jersey is the First East Coast State to Ban Further Contracts with ICE

New Jersey will no longer allow public or private entities to enter into new contracts to house detained immigrants in the state

Immigration Detention Primary category in which blog post is published

ICE Quietly Extends Elizabeth Detention Center Contract With CoreCivic

While advocates pressure Gov. Murphy to end new ICE detention contracts, CoreCivic extended its contract until 2023.

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Far Rockaway Has the Lowest Vaccination Rate in the City. Here’s Why

Misinformation and a fear of missing out on work are preventing residents from getting the COVID-19 vaccine in the geographically isolated neighborhood of Far Rockaway, Queens.

Immigration Court Primary category in which blog post is published

Court Cases in New York Are Scheduled Out to 2023, Leaving Asylum Seekers Hopeless

For immigrants who have already been waiting years to appear before an immigration judge for asylum cases, pushing dates back even further can have an array of negative consequences. Witnesses can be harder to find, facts become more difficult to recall and the mental toll of waiting in limbo for years can be crushing, advocates said.