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News Archive for "Immigration"

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LAS Praises Biden Executive Orders on Immigration

The reversal of the Trump Administration's Muslim travel ban and expanded access to visas, among other actions, were hailed by immigration advocates, as reported by Marketplace.
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Spike in New DACA Applications Indicates Good Step Forward for Program

Immigrant advocates are happy to see things finally moving forward following three years of litigation over President Trump’s efforts to end the program, reports Gothamist.
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Listen: LAS Alleges ICE Hunger Strikers Being Punished for Protest

Immigrants held by ICE in New Jersey jails are facing retaliation, according to WNYC News.
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LAS Praises Bill Preventing ICE Arrests at Courts

The new bill stops federal authorities from carrying out civil arrests without a judicial warrant on immigrants attending proceedings in court, reports the New York Law Journal.
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LAS Joins Supreme Court Amicus Brief Defending Immigrant Rights

Immigration groups told the high court that deported immigrants who reenter the country are entitled to due process, according to the Law360.
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Immigrants Left Out of COVID-19 Rent Relief Program

One of the many problems with the program is the fact that undocumented immigrants are not allowed to apply directly, according to Documented NY.
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Activists Call on Governor to Sign Bill That Would Prevent ICE Arrests in State Courts

The Protect Our Courts Act was passed months ago by the New York State legislature and the only thing missing is the final authorization from Governor Cuomo for it to go into effect, reports Univision.
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LAS Wins Appellate Decision in ICE Prolonged Detention Case

The 2nd Circuit affirmed that burden of proof falls on the government when justifying prolonged detention of individuals during removal proceedings, according to Law.com.
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Court Rules Lawsuit Against ICE Courthouse Arrests Will Proceed

The lawsuit, brought by The Legal Aid Society and Cleary Gottlieb, seeks to stop ICE from making civil immigration arrests without a judicial warrant or court order in and around NYS courthouses, according to Law 360.
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LAS Launches Fundraiser to Help Families Afford Critical Immigration Fees

The campaign was created to help low-income immigrant families afford exorbitant fees associated with filing certain United States Citizenship and Immigration Service’s applications, as reported by Univision.
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