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Language Access in New York State: A Snapshot from a Community Perspective

The state government provides New Yorkers with a multitude of services and benefits necessary for their survival...

10/23/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Allentown protesters take to streets to urge immigration reform

The Express-Times – October 21, 2013, by Colin McEvoy -

Hilda Gonzalez, who moved from Mexico to Allentown 12 years ago, was handed a speakerphone tonight and asked to tell an assembled...

10/21/2013 | Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Pilot Program to Represent Detainees Facing Deportation

New York Law Journal – September 30, 2013, by Mark Hamblett and Jeff Storey -

Aiming to foster the rights of immigrants and to keep their families together, two legal services...

09/30/2013 | Immigrant Rights - Creating Deportation Defense

Trabajadores expresan a través del arte sus experiencias como inmigrantes

EFEUSA – September 17, 2013 -

Nueva York, 17 sep (EFEUSA).- Un grupo de trabajadores inauguró hoy una exposición de pinturas, fotografías y vídeos en la que plasmaron sus experiencias...

09/17/2013 | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

A Victory for Smarter, More Effective Policing

Huffington Post – September 9, 2013, by Brittny Saunders -

On August 22, the New York City Council took the final step toward enacting the Community Safety Act (CSA), overriding Mayor...

09/9/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing

Jersey City's smart push for paid sick days: Editorial

Star-Ledger - September 5, 2013 - When a stomach bug flattens your family, should it cost a day’s pay? Does flu season put you in fear of losing your job? For more than 1.2 million New Jersey...

09/5/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Pennsylvania Groups Press For Quicker Action on Immigration Reform

CBS – September 5, 2013, by Cherri Gregg -

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As Congress gets ready to head back to Washington, a coalition of Pennsylvania advocates for immigration reform is holding a...

09/5/2013 | Immigrant Rights - Combating Family Separation & Deportation, Building an Immigrant Justice Initiative

Jersey City Could Be Next To Guarantee Workers Paid Sick Days

ThinkProgress - September 4, 2013, by Bryce Covert - Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop (D) is pushing a bill that would require most businesses to offer workers paid sick days. Employers with 10...

09/4/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

Jersey City May Require Paid Sick Leave

The New York Times - September 3, 2013, by Katie Zernike - Calling it a matter of “basic human dignity,” the mayor of Jersey City wants to require all but the smallest businesses to provide...

09/3/2013 | Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality

What the Campaign’s Focus on Inequality Means for New York

City Limits – September 4, 2013, by Gail Robinson -

On July 21, five candidates for mayor of New York left their usual beds to spend the night in a public housing project in...

09/3/2013 | Combating Discriminatory Policing, Local Progress: A National Network of Progressive Local Elected Officials , Ensuring Paid Sick Time for All Workers, Improving Job Quality, Restoring Community Wealth

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