Rally 12/9/10: Demand Gov. Paterson Withdraw from Unjust Immigration Program

At a rally tomorrow in front of Governor Paterson’s Manhattan Office, the will join dozens of state and local immigrants’ rights organizations to urge the governor to affirm his support for immigrant families by withdrawing New York State from Secure Communities, a misguided federal program that targets immigrants and weakens public safety.

NYCLU Urges NYC Council to Oppose Increased Role for City in Detaining, Deporting Immigrants

At a joint hearing today of two New York City Council committees, the New York Civil Liberties Union urged council members to oppose the increasing role that city agencies play in facilitating the detention and deportation of immigrants living in New York City. “New York City has a long history of embracing its immigrant communities […]