Politico Quotes NYLPI In Story on National Immigration Detention Suit

August 26, 2019

Politico quoted NYLPI’s director of health justice, Laura F. Redman, in a story about a national class action lawsuit against the Trump administration related to major lapses in medical and mental health care at immigration detention facilities across …

Trump’s Public Charge Rule Hurts Our Clients

August 13, 2019

The Trump Administration’s new immigration rule will force our clients and communities to choose between the people they love and the food, housing, and healthcare they need. Under the “public charge” rule, having a disability or using government progr …

A “people-powered initiative”: The history of waste equity policy in New York

July 31, 2019

Our pop-up social justice museum was packed tonight for a discussion about using innovative policy solutions to advance the goals of sustainability and equity in New York. You can watch video of the discussion here. NYLPI’s Senior Attorney for Environm …

“Most individuals I’ve spoken to tell me that they’re treated like animals.”

July 30, 2019

Dozens of New Yorkers attended a panel discussion at All Access, our pop-up social justice museum, focused on healthcare in immigration detention, today. You can watch video of the event on our Facebook page. NYLPI’s health justice attorney Yleana Roma …

Attorney General Barr: We Must Retain Medical Access For People With Disabilities

July 25, 2019

NYLPI and a host of New York disability justice organizations have written to the U.S. Attorney General, William Barr, on the eve of the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, asking him not to withdraw a 2010 rule about the …

NYLPI Advocacy Instrumental In Release Of Sick Bronx Man from ICE custody

July 23, 2019

We’re delighted to report that a sick Bronx dad whose family feared he would die in ICE custody was released on Tuesday, following the granting of a humanitarian parole request, at least partially in response to a medical consultation put together by NYLPI’s Medical Providers Network. 

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