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Immigration News Update 2/3/17

Coalition of Volunteers, Attorneys Camp Out at JFK in Wake of Trump Ban NBC New York 1/30/17
http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/No-Ban-JFK-Volunteers-Attorneys-Coa...

Camille Mackler, Director of Legal Initiatives at the NYIC, is coordinating volunteer legal efforts at JFK.

Hundreds attend rally for Muslims, allies in Foley Square Pix 11 2/1/17
http://pix11.com/2017/02/01/hundreds-attend-rally-for-muslims-allies-in-...

The rally was organized by a seventeen year old and drew more than 1,000 people.

The #DeleteUber campaign just forced Uber's CEO to cut ties with Trump Vox 2/2/17
http://www.vox.com/new-money/2017/2/2/14491492/uber-trump-travis-kalanick

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has withdrawn from the Trump administration after users began deleting their accounts en masse.

NYC Bodegas, Delis Go on Strike in Protest of Immigration Ban ABC 2/2/17
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/nyc-bodegas-delis-strike-protest-immigrat...

At least 1,000 Yemeni-owned bodegas closed to protest Trump's executive orders yesterday.

THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S DARK VIEW OF IMMIGRANTS The New Yorker 2/2/17
http://www.newyorker.com/news/benjamin-wallace-wells/what-motivates-the-...

Trump continues to view immigrants as criminals and a drain on national resources instead of as an important American legacy.

How Trump Is Changing Immigration Enforcement The Atlantic 2/3/17
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/02/trump-executive-ord...

Trump's executive orders will continue the deportations that took place under Obama - but without pushing for integration.

How Many Detained? Confusion at JFK After Trump's Order WNYC 1/30/17
http://www.wnyc.org/story/how-many-detained-confusion-jfk-after-trumps-o...

Lawyers at JFK have had significant difficulties communicating with officials detaining refugees, green card holders and others being detained.

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