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New York State Legislature Primary category in which blog post is published

Every Year, There’s a Struggle to Fund Legal Services for New York State Immigrants

For four years, advocates had to fight to get the Liberty Defense Project added to the state budget.

New York State Legislature Primary category in which blog post is published

County Clerks Vow to Call ICE on Undocumented New Yorkers Who Want to Drive

“If one of my staff members wanted to call ICE [on undocumented immigrants] I’m not gonna tell them they can’t," one clerk said.

Immigration Enforcement Primary category in which blog post is published

New York, a Sanctuary State, Provides Criminal Justice Data to ICE

The state forwards notifications about certain immigrants to federal authorities.

Labor Primary category in which blog post is published

In The City’s Deadliest Industry, Oversight Falls Short

Three construction workers died in April alone, while contractors with a history of worksite deaths continue to get new permits.

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Jumaane Williams Elected Public Advocate in Crowded Race

The Brooklyn City Council Member has long been an advocate for immigrants rights.

New York State Legislature Primary category in which blog post is published

State Legislators in Albany May Consider Extending Health Insurance to the Undocumented

The plan would go beyond New York City’s proposed health care program announced by de Blasio

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

New York City Has Yet to Fund Census Outreach, Community Organizations Say

Lack of funding could imperil getting an accurate count in immigrant-heavy neighborhoods.