Immigration News Update 2/6/17
Assembly Democrats to pass fifth Dream Act, and an anti-Trump Liberty Act Times Union 2/6/17
Democrats are poised to pass legislation that would attempt to expand the rights of immigrants and protect them from Trump's new laws.
The President Has Much Power Over Immigration, but How Much? New York Times 2/5/17 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/05/us/politics/trump-immigration-law.html
Trump's immigration rulings are now to be battled out in the courts, which will determine his ability to restrict immigration.
New York Today: A Makeshift Law Office Closes at Kennedy New York Times 2/6/17
While the immediate need for lawyers at JFK has abated, the system is now in place for rapid response.
Families torn apart, business disrupted, national security at stake: Here's what opponents of Trump's travel ban are arguing Los Angeles Times 2/6/17
Washington and Minnesota have placed bans on Trump's Executive Orders; the court system will determine whether or not they are consitutional.
Immigrants and Refugees Arrive in US Over Weekend Voices of America 2/5/17
As injunctions are placed on Trump's executive orders, travel begins again.
MUSLIM PRAYER DEMONSTRATION TAKING PLACE AT JFK AIRPORT ABC 7 2/3/17
The New York Immigration Coalition organized a second jummah prayer ceremony at JFK.
Muslims Pray at JFK Airport to Protest Ban The Daily Beast 2/3/17
Prayer is a powerful form of protest; the Interfaith Coalition and the New York Immigration Coalition were on hand to support Muslims and immigrants.