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Immigration & Nationality Law

Deporation Proceedings, Legal Services

Testimony of the Immigration & Nationality Law Committee before the NYS Assembly Social Services and Children & Families Committees discussing importance of New York State providing funding to support legal representation of those unaccompanied minors who have fled their Central American countries and entered the United States, and who are currently present in the State of New York, September 2014.

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Testimony of the Immigration & Nationality Law Committee before the New York City Council regarding models for providing legal services for immigrants in deportation proceedings, February 25, 2014.


Detainees, Right to Counsel

Letter to Congress regarding S.744 the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” as it relates to the right to counsel for indigent individuals in deportation hearings, April 24, 2013


Detention of Noncitizens

Letter to Congress regarding S.744 the “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” as it relates to reducing the detention rates of non-citizens, April 24, 2013


Immigration Detainers

Int. 0486-2014 and Int. 0487-2014 - expanding upon below referenced legislation to further limit New York City's compliance with ICE detainers.

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Int. 0982-2012 - A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to persons not to be detained.
Int. 0989-2012 - A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to persons not to be detained by the Department of Correction.

  • Letter to the New York City Council from the Criminal Courts, Civil Rights, Corrections & Community Reentry, Domestic Violence , and Immigration & Nationality Law Committees regarding the City’s collaboration with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) with respect to the holding of immigrant New Yorkers subject to ICE detainers, January 9, 2013.
  • Testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Immigration on Int. 982 and Int. 989, January 25, 2013.
  • Both bills signed by the Mayor - March 18, 2013

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Int. 0656-2011 - a local law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to persons not to be detained.

  • Report in support of legislation by the Committee on Corrections and Community Reentry, Committee on Criminal Courts and the Committee on Immigration & Nationality Law, September 2011.
  • Testimony before the New York City Council's Immigration Committee, October 3, 2011.
  • Signed into law by the Mayor - November 22, 2011

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Proposal by the the Committees on Corrections and Community Reentry, Criminal Courts and Immigration & Nationality Law to limit collaboration between the New York City Department of Corrections and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, February 2011.


Municipal ID Program

Int. 0253-2014 - would create a New York City identity card program.

  • Testimony in support of legislation by the Committee on Immigration & Nationality Law before the New York City Council's Immigration Committee, April 30, 2014.  Click here for hearing information.
  • Signed into law by the Mayor (2014/035) - July 10, 2014

Noncitizen Defendants

Comments by the Committee on Immigration & Nationality Law on the Court of Appeals Ruling regarding due process rights of immigrant defendants in People v. Peque, February 2014.

 

 


For a full list of committee reports, click here.