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Lingo still a barrier to relief

Times Union – August 7, 2013, by Jimmy Vielkind - Immigrant advocacy groups say it remains difficult to get access to government services in languages other than English — nearly two years after...

08/7/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Rally calling for immigration reform include scores of undocumented immigrants

Penn Live – August 5, 2013, by Ivy DeJesus - Close to 100 protesters rallied on Monday within ear shot of a political event in Harrisburg headlined by House Speaker John Boehner and...

08/5/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Hispanos afrontan barreras de idioma en NY, según informe

El Diario – August 5, 2013, by Ruth E. Hernández - Las agencias del Gobierno estatal de Nueva York tienen importantes carencias a la hora de facilitar el acceso a sus servicios a los más de $2...

08/5/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Language access order faces hurdles in implementation

Epoch Times – August 5, 2013, by Genevieve Belmaker - New York State residents with limited English language proficiency still face problems with access to government services, according to a new...

08/5/2013 | Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Richmond adopts eminent domain mortgage plan

Richmond is adopting a plan to take over underwater mortgages that would invoke the city’s eminent domain powers if necessary.

The city will be the first in the nation to formally adopt the...

07/30/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

A City Invokes Seizure Laws to Save Homes

The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, who can be forced to sell their property to make way for a new highway or shopping mall. But now the working-class city of...

07/29/2013 | Advocating for Housing Justice, Holding Wall Street Accountable, Restoring Community Wealth

US lawmaker welcomes plan to aid Caribbean immigrants

Guardian - July 22, 2013 - Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D Clarke has welcomed a plan by New York City (NYC) to aid undocumented Caribbean immigrants. NYC officials say the city will...

07/22/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Expanding Opportunity in Suffolk County, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Nueva York es la primera ciudad de EE.UU. que financia abogados para inmigrantes

NTN24 – July 21, 2013 - Una investigación determinó que las personas que se encuentran bajo detención por orden de un juez de inmigración en EE.UU. no cuentan con un abogado de oficio.

Por...

07/21/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Representación legal gratis

Telemundo – July 21, 2013 - Indocumentados en NYC podrán contar con un abogado sin pagar honorarios.

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07/21/2013 | Creating Deportation Defense, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Islas freed pending deportation appeal; ‘double victory’ as Malloy signs TRUST Act into law

New Haven Register – July 20, 2013, by Luther Turmelle - Jose Maria Islas returned to Connecticut Friday, after the federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement agency released him from a...

07/20/2013 | Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Creating Deportation Defense, Expanding Municipal ID Cards, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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