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In a ‘Sanctuary City,’ Immigrants Are Still at Risk (The New York Times)

The New York Times, February 27, 2018

In a ‘Sanctuary City,’ Immigrants Are Still at Risk

“The city, which has provided a municipal ID card often used by undocumented residents, has also allocated $47.5 million for immigrant legal services this year. To the ire of some immigrant activists, Mr. de Blasio said the money could not be used to aid undocumented immigrants convicted of the serious crimes defined by the detainer law. The New York City Bar Association wrote him a letter claiming ‘it was fundamentally unfair’ to deny people legal help, including those eligible for a complex form of relief for victims of domestic violence or unaccompanied minors.”

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