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News Archive for "Immigration"

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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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Huffington Post Highlights Plight of Immigrants in ICE Detention During COVID-19

A client of the Legal Aid Society speaks with HuffPo about his experience in ICE detention and the dangers of being incarcerated during a global pandemic.
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LAS Wins Appellate Decision Blocking “Public Charge” Immigration Rule

A federal appeals court blocked the controversial rule in Connecticut, New York and Vermont, according to CNN.
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Judge Blocks “Public Charge” Immigration Rules Amid Pandemic

LAS and co-counsel win two nationwide injunctions halting the Trump administration’s policy targeting vulnerable immigrants, Washington Post reports.
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LAS Demands Release of ICE Detainees Over Broken Air Conditioning System

Clients enduring oppressive and dangerous conditions of heat and lack of ventilation, reports NJ.com.
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LAS Attorneys Back in Court to Stop “Public Charge” Rule Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

A District Judge highlighted how the legal landscape has changed during the pandemic as he pushed the government to explain why he shouldn't issue a new injunction, according to Law360.
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LAS Fights to Uphold Rights of Detained Immigrants Facing Removal Proceedings​

A federal prosecutor is seeking to invalidate a 2019 ruling shifting the burden of justifying detention to the government at bond hearings, Law360 reports.
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