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The New York City Bar Association applauds the New York City Council for allocating $500,000 for the “nation’s first public defender system for immigrants facing deportation,” as the New York Times described it. The Council’s effort is a model for what Congress should enact nationwide, to support justice, economic fairness and efficient administration of the courts.< Continue reading

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In issuing hundreds of reports, letters and statements a year on everything from Antitrust to Zimbabwe, the New York City Bar Association’s natural posture is one of observation, analysis and commentary. But the City Bar also has a more active side.< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, through its Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, continues to monitor and assist Congressional deliberation of the immigration reform bill, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S. 744).< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association, through its Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, continues to assist Congressional deliberation of the immigration reform bill, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S. 744).< Continue reading

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In a letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, dated May 15th, the New York City Bar Association, through four of its Committees, urges the Senate to provide equality in immigration reform for same-sex spouses and permanent partners.< Continue reading

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In two letters to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, dated April 24th, the New York City Bar Association, through its Committee on Immigration and Nationality Law, applauds the April 16 introduction of the immigration reform bill, the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” (S.744).< Continue reading

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The New York City Bar Association has filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in support of reversing the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act, Ala. Laws Act 2011-535, commonly known as H.B. 56. < Continue reading

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The Justice Center has plans to expand services in two areas in 2011. The first involves the Immigrant Women and Children Project, which has become a leading project in fighting labor and sex trafficking under its Director, Suzanne Tomatore, a nationally known expert in the trafficking field. < Continue reading

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