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Bad deals with Wall Street are costing the city as much as $1 billion a year

NY Daily News - December 2, 2013, by Phyllis Furman - Coalition urges city to change its relationship with banks as a way to address income inequality.

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12/2/2013 | Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

How Much Higher Should the Minimum Wage Be? (Much Higher)

Gawker - December 2, 2013, by Hamilton Nolan - Last week, voters in SeaTac, Washington voted to raise the minimum wage for airport workers...

12/2/2013 | Raising the Minimum Wage

Require paid sick leave for all of N.J.: Editorial

Star Ledger - November 30, 2013 - From the folks who brought us voter suppression laws and “stand your ground,” there’s a new movement that paints a target on the little guy: The American...

11/30/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

New Pilot Program Gives Immigrant Detainees Public Defenders

NPR - November 29, 2013, by Hansi Lo Wang - In the American criminal justice system, you have the right to an attorney. And if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you.

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11/29/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

New Program Arms Immigrants Facing Deportation with Legal Aid

WNYC - November 20, 2013, by John Hockenberry - Fifty years ago, in a case called Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court mandated that those accused of a crime must be provided a lawyer,...

11/21/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

A Right to Attorney: NYC Looks at a Possible Fix for the Immigration Court Crisis

The Huffington Post - November 18, 2013, by Nick Malinowski - Everyone in the United States has the right to an attorney in criminal court. The same is not true in immigration deportation...

11/18/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

Undocumented immigrants deported 5.9 million provincial legal aid funding

World Journal - November 8, 2013, by Luohui Qi - New York City this summer from the city council was set aside $ 500,000 to establish the nation's first publicly-provided legal assistance to...

11/8/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

Legal Defense To Detained Immigrants

Latin Times - Nov 07, 2013

Like the other 13 detainees set to appear before an immigration judge on Wednesday afternoon, Maximiliano Ortiz had been roused in the wee hours of...

11/7/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense

Help for Immigrants

Polish Daily News - November 7, 2013 - Contrary to the defendants under the criminal justice system, people in immigration detention have no right to a lawyer from the office. As part of the New...

11/7/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense

New Help for Poor Immigrants Who Are in Custody and Facing Deportation

New York Times – November 6, 2013, by Kirk Semple -

At about 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Maximino Leyva Ortiz, wearing an orange jumpsuit, his wrists shackled, stood before a judge in an...

11/6/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense

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