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NYC pagará por abogados en casos de deportación

El Diario - July 18, 2013, by Claudia Torrens - Nueva York se prepara para dar otro paso en su tradición de ayuda a inmigrantes: planea pagar los abogados de oficio que necesitan cuando se...

07/18/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Car Wash King Pin - The Report

The Car Wash King Pin
John Lage and the Poor Conditions in New York City's Car Wash Industry

Beginning in 2012, car wash workers across New York City are rising up and demanding...

07/17/2013 | Improving Job Quality

Policy for a new majority

The Huffington Post - July 15, 2013, by Brittny Saunders - Two weeks ago, the U.S. Senate approved historic federal immigration reform legislation in a 68-32 vote. Observers have linked the bill's...

07/15/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

City to help immigrants seeking deportation reprieves

New York Times - July 17, 2013, by Kirk Semple - New York City plans to spend $18 million over the next two years to help young unauthorized immigrants qualify for a federal program that grants a...

07/13/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards

New York City allocates $500K to fight feds on deportation

US News - July 17, 2013, by Steven Nelson - Immigration advocates are thrilled that New York City is footing the bill for a pilot program to provide free legal representation to people fighting...

07/7/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

New York Now Largest City With Paid Sick Days

ThinkProgress - June 27, 2013, by Bryce Covert - In an early morning session on Thursday, the New York City Council voted to override a veto from Mayor Michael Bloomberg on paid sick days...

06/27/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

New York's vote to curb stop-and-frisk is another win for civil rights

The Guardian - June 27, 2013, by Brittny Saunders - New York City Council passed two bills designed to guarantee safety and respect for all New Yorkers. The measures were championed by Communities...

06/27/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Connecting Elected Officials for ‘Local Progress’

City Council Votes to Increase Oversight of New York Police

The New York Times - June 27, 2013, by J. David Goodman - Over the objections of the mayor and police commissioner, the New York City Council early Thursday morning approved by veto-proof...

06/27/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

City Council overrides Mayor Bloomberg’s veto of paid-sick leave bill in early morning session

New York Daily News - June 27, 2013, by Tina Moore & Erin Durkin - The City Council overrode Mayor Bloomberg’s veto Thursday and made New York the largest city in the country to require paid...

06/26/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Supreme Court Guts Voting Rights Act

Colorlines - June 25, 2013, by Brentin Mock - The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act, which determines what states and jurisdictions are covered by Section 5, is...

06/25/2013 | Strengthening Voting Rights and Democracy

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