Provides free, high-quality legal representation to every low-income immigrant facing deportation in the City of New York, as well as to detained New Yorkers facing deportation in the nearby immigration courts in New Jersey. The project first piloted in 2013 and was granted full funding in 2014.
Link to organization
Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: NYIFUP
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Kadia Goba
July 16, 2019
As President Donald Trump tightens immigration policies, Democrats are pushing legislation to protect people seeking asylum.
News Story Rebecca Carballo
Albany Times Union
January 29, 2020
In previous years, the Cuomo Administration has touted funding for an initiative that provides free legal services to immigrants across New York state. However, funding for the program is nowhere to be found on the governor's recently released 2021 draft budget.
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