New York, NY—Yesterday, The Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to bar most asylum seekers from everywhere other than Mexico from seeking refuge in the United States, while the legal fight around this policy plays out in the courts. The Supreme Court said the administration may enforce new rules that forbid asylum applications from those who have traveled through another country on their way to the United States without being denied asylum in that country.
“Medical Deferred Action” is Halted Without Formal Warning or Announcement
New York, NY–With little warning and no formal announcement, the Trump Administration has ended a program known as “medical deferred action.” Under this program, people were able to remain in the U.S. for two-year periods if they could prove extreme medical need.
The Trump Administration Announces New Regulation to Dismantle the Flores Settlement Agreement
New York, NY– Today, the Trump administration announced its plan to repeal a longstanding legal agreement in order to indefinitely detain families seeking asylum.
Elected Officials, Immigrant Advocates and Social Service Agencies Denounce Trump Administration’s Cruel Rule Impacting New York Families
NEW YORK, NY—Trump administration officials announced today that immigrants who use certain public healthcare, food and housing benefits could be considered a “public charge” and see their applications for green cards or visas denied.
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.
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.
Lead plaintiff against the citizenship question responds to announcement that it will not be included in the 2020 Census
Steve Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition and plaintiff in The Department of Commerce v. New York State et al.
Immigrant Advocates Commend New York State Bar Association for Its Resolve to End the Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants
New York, NY– Today, as members of Congress visited migrant detention centers amid reports of deplorable and unsafe conditions, the New York Bar Association (NYSBA) passed a resolution calling on the United States government to immediately end the inhumane treatment of immigrant children in its custody and to reunite children with their parents.
Community Advocates Host Victory Rally in Response to SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Question
NY Advocates and Allies rally to celebrate the blocking of the citizenship question in the 2020 Census
New York, NY– Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decision to block the inclusion of the citizenship question and remand the case back to the lower court in its review of The Department of Commerce v. New York State et al.
BREAKING: Immigrant Advocates & Plaintiff Respond to SCOTUS Decision on Census Citizenship Question Case
New York Immigration Coalition Responds to decision to block the citizenship question in the 2020 Census
New York, NY– Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decision to block the inclusion of the citizenship question in The Department of Commerce v. New York State et al.