No one should be separated from family and have their life upended without their day in court. But many New Yorkers can’t afford to hire immigration attorneys who can help with their cases. New York must guarantee legal assistance to immigrant New Yorkers facing deportation. Since 2017, New York State has offered immigrant legal services through the Liberty Defense Project, but it’s not enough to meet the legal needs of everyone across the state, and Albany isn’t required to keep funding it year after year.
Tell lawmakers to make legal representation a right for New Yorkers facing deportation.
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