Friday, September 25, 2020

Cuomo sends ICE a cease- and- desist letter after last week’s statewide raids

Governor Cuomo on Wednesday threatened to sue US Immigration and Customs Enforcement for what he called relentless “unconstitutional” round-ups of undocumented immigrants in the state. “We are going to put them on notice today that if they continue the state will sue them – period — because the state has the responsibility to uphold the […]

Reaction to Secure Communities Program continues to vary state to state

A controversial immigration enforcement program has been suspended in New York while Texas looks to expand it. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently suspended the Secure Communities program, which is administered by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and is designed to target serious criminals for deportation.  The program allows local law enforcement officials to compare the […]