ICE Statistics Reinforce Advocates’ Call for Immediate End to NY Deportation Program

A wide coalition of advocacy groups intensified its demand today that Governor Andrew Cuomo immediately terminate the state’s involvement in Secure Communities (S-Comm), Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) mass deportation program, in light of mounting evidence of the program’s problems. Recently released federal data shows that, in New York, more than 70 percent of immigrants transferred into […]

NYCLU & Community Advocates Demand Gov. Cuomo Withdraw from Unjust Deportation Program

 The New York Civil Liberties Union today joined immigrants’ rights and civil rights advocates at a rally at Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Manhattan office to urge the governor to withdraw New York from Secure Communities (S-Comm), a federal program that threatens civil rights and weakens public safety by targeting immigrant residents for detention and deportation. “Governor Cuomo should demonstrate […]