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State’s Effort to Coordinate Legal Services Demonstrates Critical Commitment to Immigrant Communities
In Post-Election Climate, Unscrupulous Legal Providers May Prey on Immigrant Fears
In the early morning of Wednesday, November 9th, it became official: Donald Trump was elected the next President of the United States. The shocking results speak towards a country divided on issues from immigration to the economy, and in the next few months and over the next four years, much will have to be done to heal these divisions.
Community members, immigration activists and clergy marched to the Buffalo ICE field office this morning to show support for Aida Ramirez Arellano, a mother of two us citizen children who was detained and placed into deportation proceedings as part of the mass workplace raid of 4 mexican restaurants last week. Aida is currently on an ankle monitor, and has appointments with ICE while she fights her deportation case. “When ICE came they took my children away from me and gave them to a foster family. I thought I would never be able to see them again,” said Aida Ramirez Arellano.
On Tuesday, October 25th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would extend the designation of temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal by a period of 18 months from
On , SVRD will Register Students Ahead of Voter Registration Deadline
The New York Immigration Coalition joined advocates across the country in expressing frustration at the U.S Supreme Court’s announcement that it will not rehear the case involving President Obama’s executive actions on immigration that would grant administrative relief to approximately 5 million undocumented immigrants.
At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park on Saturday, September 24th, hundreds of immigrant community members lined up to apply for consular identification cards and passports, receive free immigration legal assistance, and access a full range of social, educational, health, and financial workshops and services.
Enforcement Heavy Response Ignores Plight of Migrants, Directly Contradicts Commitments to Protect Migrants on Week of UN Summit