NY bill would guarantee counsel in all immigration removal cases

01/15/2020, Legislation, Immigration

A statewide bill in NY, the Access to Representation Act, would provide a right to counsel for both detained and non-detained immigrants in removal proceedings.

 

You can read the bill sponsor's press-release,and a recent commentary piece in the Times-Union made the case as to why NY should pass the bill.  There has also been media coverage in US News and World Report, NY Daily News, NY Law Journal, and Crains New York Business.

 

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The NCCRC is supporting the efforts of the NY statewide coalition.