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Monthly Archives: December 2016

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New York’s Young Undocumented Face Uncertainty Over DACA

Legal advocacy groups based in New York are preparing to fight Donald Trump if he follows through on a pre-election promise to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but young people enrolled on the program are preparing [...]

December 1, 2016 Grassroots, Immigration, News
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Muslim Registry Might Not Be Legal After All, says NYU Immigration Expert

Trump’s plan to reinstate a defunct national registry for Muslim immigrants may be illegal thanks to the anti-Islamic rhetoric of his campaign. When the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System, (NSEERS) was first introduced in 2002 as part of the war [...]

December 1, 2016 Human Rights, Immigration, News
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New York Human Rights Org. Compares U.S. Immigration Enforcement System to “Social Cleansing”

Families for Freedom, a New York-based human rights organization, has promised to fight on behalf of immigrants living in the city if President Elect Donald Trump keeps his campaign promise to deport millions of illegal immigrants. “We want to fight and [...]

December 1, 2016 Immigration, News
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New York Legal Aid Workers Vow to Fight For Immigrant Rights Under Trump

Legal advocacy groups in New York have stepped up to say they will support the city’s immigrants in the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise election victory on November 8. “In this time, when the word immigrant gets thrown left and [...]

December 1, 2016 Immigration, News