A July naturalization clinic at LaGuardia College served 65 immigrant New Yorkers and helped clients save $21,580 in filing fees, say New York Lawyers for the Public Interest. It was just the beginning of a long process for clients and a lasting commitment for the attorneys who assisted them.Read more
Across Queens, attorneys are using their legal knowledge to assist noncitizens and resist the nationwide immigration crackdown.
Tomorrow at LaGuardia College, the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Catholic Migration Services and the Center for Immigrant Education and Training at LaGuardia Community have teamed up with lawfirms Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, and volunteers from Goldman Sachs to host a naturalization workshop, designed guide green card holders working on complex naturalization paperwork.Read more
At a hearing hosted by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs Tuesday night, cab drivers, domestic workers and other marginalized employees shared their experience with workplace obstacles, including exploitation by abusive employers.Read more