Trump Abandons Attempt to Include Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

July 11th, 2019

New York Counts 2020 coalition celebrates defeat of the citizenship question on the 2020 Census
New York, NY– Today, President Trump announced that the citizenship question will not be added to the 2020 Census by executive order following rumors that the administration would seek alternative means by which to include the question on the 2020 Census.

Immigrant Advocates Respond to Erie County Clerk’s Lawsuit Over Green Light Law

July 9th, 2019

New York, NY–Yesterday, Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns filed a lawsuit opposing the Green Light NY law, which provides access to driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The Green Light bill passed the Senate in a vote of 33-29 before Governor Cuomo signed it into law on June 17.

The case, which was filed in U.S. Western District court in Buffalo, lists Gov.