Dismantle the BOE! New Yorkers Deserve a Functional Democracy

New York, NY-Five weeks ahead of Election Day, there are widespread reports of absentee ballots sent to New York City voters with incorrect names and addresses. Thus far, the ballot errors appear to be concentrated in Brooklyn, a borough of 2.6 million people whose borough elections board has a track record of mismanaging elections.

Even Trump’s Undocumented Employees Pay More Taxes than He Does

New York, NY—Following the bombshell, but unsurprising, report exposing President Trump’s taxes, an undocumented former employee of the President drew a devastating comparison between the amount of taxes she pays regularly and the $750 Trump paid in 2016. Sandra Diaz, who was undocumented when working for President Trump, also highlighted that many of President Trump’s undocumented workers pay more in taxes than he does.

Immigrant Advocates Denounce Republican’s Last-Minute Effort to Fill Justice Ginsburg’s Seat

New York, NY—According to people close to the process, on Saturday evening, President Trump is expected to announce Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his choice to replace US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away one week ago. Appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago by President Trump in 2017, Judge Barrett has demonstrated a commitment to Trump’s extremist agenda, including voting to uphold Trump’s shameful anti-immigrant public charge rule.

MASSIVE VICTORY! Federal Judge Extends 2020 Census Deadline to October 31

New York, NY-Late Thursday evening, a federal court ordered the Trump administration to abandon last-minute changes to the 2020 Census schedule and extend the time for counting for an additional month. The preliminary injunction, issued by U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh in the Northern District of California, requires the Census Bureau to keep trying to tally the country's residents through October 31. Additionally, Judge Koh barred officials from delivering completed data to the White House on December 31 rather than the original April 2021 delivery date.

In Blow to All New Yorkers, Federal Court Allows Trump’s Deportation of Nearly 300,000 TPS Holders to Go Forward

New York, NY-Today, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals allowed the Trump administration to go forward with the deportation of nearly 300,000 of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders. The decision is a loss for TPS program beneficiaries nationwide, including the more than 26,000 TPS holders, who are from El Salvador, Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, among other countries, that reside in New York.

Court Blocks Trump’s Last Minute Attempt to Exclude Undocumented Individuals from 2020 Census

New York, NY—Today, a three-judge panel of the Southern District of New York ruled on New York Immigration Coalition V. Trump, a suit brought by the New York Immigration Coalition and partners. The ruling blocked the Trump administration's efforts to make an unprecedented change to the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the country — leaving out unauthorized immigrants from the Census numbers that determine each state's share of seats in Congress.