While immigrant rights organizations waited on President Obama’s administrative relief, Families for Freedom, along with other human rights organizations and the most marginalized immigrants, braced for impact.
September 08, 2014
Come out and join us at the annual West Indian Day Parade! Help us pass out flyers and talk about preventing deportations! This year we will be educating parade goers about New York City policies that continue to criminalize our communities and hand over New Yorkers to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
KNOW YOUR CITY!!
New York, July 30, 2014 -- Families for Freedom (FFF) and New York University (NYU) School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic, released a report today that reveals the basic conflict between New York post conviction relief laws which are designed to protect people from illegal convictions and the deportation machinery of U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
July 30, 2014
The report “Justice Detained, Justice Denied: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Prevents Immigrants from Fighting Unlawful Criminal Convictions,” authored by the Immigrant Rights Clinic at New York University School of Law and commissioned by Families for Freedom, reveals the fundamental contradiction between New York state and constitutional laws designed to protect people from unlawful convictions, and the deportation machinery of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
July 29, 2014
1. ICE will refuse to bring an immigrant detainee to have her post-conviction relief claim heard by a state judge. 2. ICE requests travel documents from foreign embassies and consulates to expedite deportation, knowing that there is a post-conviction case is pending. 3. ICE will remove from the United States noncitizens who have post-conviction relief cases pending...
July 29, 2014
Throughout its history, New York City has been a city of immigrants: in both 1900 and 2011, 37% of the city’s population was foreign-born. Today, more than three million New Yorkers are immigrants, and 60% of the city’s residents are immigrants or the children of immigrants. At the same time, New York is a city in which one in nine adults has been convicted of a crime in the last ten years...
July 25, 2014
A group of immigrant rights activists called on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio,
July 16, 2014
Stop deportation complex that tears New York families apart!