¡Sí Se Pudo! State Grants Driver’s Licenses To Undocumented Immigrants

June 18, 2019

NYLPI is proud to have been a signatory along with the coalition of groups lobbying to grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, a bill approved by the New York State Senate on Monday, and signed shortly afterwards by Governor Andrew Cuomo. # …

Univision Features Upcoming Naturalization Clinic

June 13, 2019

Univision hosted NYLPI and our allies at Catholic Migration Services this morning, talking about our upcoming Naturalization clinic on Saturday Jun 22nd. NYLPI’s Health Justice & Immigration Staff Attorney + Project Manager Yleana Roman, and José L …

Family of Man Who Bled to Death in Immigration Custody Sues Hudson County Over Medical Care

May 30, 2019

The family of Carlos Bonilla, a father of four who died from internal bleeding in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, has filed a lawsuit against Hudson County and those responsible for his medical care while he was confined to immigration detention at Hudson County Correctional Center.

Appeals Court Rules Against “Discharging and Dumping” People with Mental Health Needs from Immigration Detention

May 24, 2019

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a landmark decision today in a “case of first impression” that says government officials can be held accountable on constitutional grounds for failing to provide mental health discharge planning for peopl …

NYLPI Achieves Milestone Court Ruling on ICE Discharge Planning

March 28, 2019

NYLPI achieved a milestone ruling in our case Charles v. The United States of America, where we sued the U.S. government for harming our client by not providing discharge planning to safeguard his mental health upon release from immigration detention. …

Testifiying On Immigrant Health At City Council

March 18, 2019

NYLPI Health Justice & Immigration Staff Attorney and Project Manager Yleana Roman is testifying before New York City Council’s Committee on Health this morning in support of health coverage for all New Yorkers. In particular, Yleana’s testimony pr …

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