USA Today investigation of immigration detention facilities cites NYLPI’s groundbreaking work

December 20, 2019

An in-depth investigation by USA Today into abuses at immigration detention facilities across the country cited NYLPI’s groundbreaking work and quoted NYLPI Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg. The questionable medical conditions inside ICE facilities insp …



ICE and Local Officials Pay $1.725M after “Discharging and Dumping” Immigrants With Mental Health Diagnoses

November 20, 2019

New York, NY, November 2019—After two major wins on behalf of clients with mental illness who were “discharged and dumped” from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention onto New York’s streets without plans for their ongoing mental health ne …



Naturalization Clinic Provides Pro Bono Legal Services to 20 Green Card Holders

September 25, 2019

NYLPI partnered with Catholic Migration Services, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, to host a naturalization clinic for eligible green card holders. Today, 20 green card holders received free legal assist …



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 …



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. 



NYLPI Attends Queens Immigration Townhall With AOC

July 22, 2019

NYLPI Community Organizer for Health Justice Mia Soto attended a congressional town hall event on immigration this weekend in Corona, Queens, along with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Discussion at the event focused on recent upticks in immigr …



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