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New York State Becomes First in the Nation to Provide Lawyers for All Immigrants Detained and Facing Deportation

The Vera Institute of Justice and partner organizations today announced that detained New Yorkers in all upstate...

04/26/2017 | Law Professor Blogs | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

New York dedicates millions of dollars to help immigrants fight deportations

New York will soon offer free legal services for poor immigrants facing deportations, thanks to a new budget provision...

04/26/2017 | Vice News | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
04/26/2017 | Published by: ourfuture.org
04/26/2017

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

Our Fight for Health Care During Recess and Beyond

It’s time to ramp up our resistance to the Trump-Ryan agenda on health care. We scored our biggest legislative victory...

04/26/2017 | ourfuture.org | Civic Engagement
04/26/2017 | Published by: The Washington Post
04/26/2017

High-ranking Fed official resigns, reveals role in leaked confidential information

High-ranking Fed official resigns, reveals role in leaked confidential information

Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, resigned from his post effective Tuesday, after...

04/26/2017 | The Washington Post | Building a National Campaign for a Strong Economy: Fed Up

How Trump's Criminal Justice Plan Is Really More For-Profit Incarceration

The DOJ and the Trump administration seem to be working to expand private prison profits at the expense of communities...

04/19/2017 | Ebony | Racial Justice
04/17/2017 | Published by: cityandstateny.com
04/17/2017

New York City Schools' Discriminatory and Damaging School-to-Prison Pipeline

New York City Schools' Discriminatory and Damaging School-to-Prison Pipeline

New York City schools feed young black and Latino youth into a school-to-prison pipeline by leveling criminal...

04/17/2017 | cityandstateny.com | Racial Justice
02/23/2017 | Published by: El Diario
02/23/2017

Por qué la ciudad de Nueva York es una ciudad santuario modelo

Por qué la ciudad de Nueva York es una ciudad santuario modelo

Tras meses esperanza de que Donald Trump daría marcha atrás respecto a sus promesas de campaña contra los inmigrantes,...

02/23/2017 | El Diario | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative
02/22/2017 | Published by: Grist
02/22/2017

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Ever since taking power, the Trump administration has made clear it intends to wage war on the environment. It’s given...

02/22/2017 | Grist | Racial Justice
02/22/2017 | Published by: Grist
02/22/2017

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Why the People’s Climate March matters to people of color like me

Ever since taking power, the Trump administration has made clear it intends to wage war on the environment. It’s given...

02/22/2017 | Grist | Organizing for Climate Justice

COMPTROLLER STRINGER DEBARS CONTRACTOR THAT CHEATED IMMIGRANT WORKERS OUT OF $1.7 MILLION IN PREVAILING WAGES AND BENEFITS

(New York, NY) – New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S....

02/17/2017 | The Indian Panorama | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

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John Leguizamo invites you to save the date! CPD's fall benefit in New York City is on Monday, October 30 from 6:30-9:30pm. More details at:…

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.@JohnLeguizamo invites you to #savethedate for @popdemoc's fall fundraiser in NYC on Oct 30 at @GibneyDance! https://t.co/0qDD2oXt7f

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