Central American Legal Assistance (Brooklyn)

501(c)(3) organization and receives funding from the New York City Council, the Interest on Lawyers Trust Funds Account (IOLA), and individual supporters. Provides free or low-cost legal services to New York’s immigrant community.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider


News Story

N.Y. Immigration Courts Face 2-Year Delay After Judges Sent to the Border

Beth Fertig
June 14, 2017
The Trump administration is dispatching immigration judges from around the country to courts that are closer to the southern border as part of its crackdown on illegal immigration.

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She Was Raped and Threatened With Death. Now She Has Lost Hope of Asylum.

Liz Robbins
New York Times (NYT)
June 12, 2018
Across New York, and the nation, on Tuesday, immigrants and their attorneys were grappling with the precedent-setting decision — and the stern warning to heed it — that Mr. Sessions issued to immigration judges on Monday.

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