Tag: New York

NYC Steps Up To Aid C.A. Immigrants

You can add the Big Apple to the list of cities providing representation for those Central American children seeking refuge in the United States. The NYC government has announced that it would place representatives at federal immigration court,… Read More

AP: NYC Creates First ‘Public Defender For The Poor’

New York City has created what’s being called “the nation’s first system of public defenders for poor immigrants facing deportation,” according to the Associated Press and other news organizations. Called “The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project,” the… Read More

‘Zombie’ Properties Targeted for Civil Action

New York moved closer to civil penalties for owners of abandoned properties, especially targeting large financial institutions that have been less than responsible for how they handle homes subject to foreclosure. This week, a group of 16 mayors… Read More