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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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In a letter to leaders of the U.S. Congress, the New York City Bar Association urges action on federal legislation that would bring about comprehensive and effective immigration reform, and opposition to Arizona’s S.B. 1070 anti-immigration act and similar immigration laws under consideration by various state legislatures throughout the country. <

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Earlier this month, a Jewish refugee from Ukraine who has been in this country as a lawful permanent resident since 1995, walked out of the Monmouth County Correctional Institution and headed back to his home in Brooklyn after 10 months in detention. <
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