New York City holds hearings on providing counsel to immigrants

02/25/2014, Legislation, Immigration

NYC's legislative Committee on Immigration held public hearings (link to video and minutes) on different models for providing counsel in immigration cases. Various people testified, including NCCRC participant Mark Noferi from the Center for Migration Studies. Some of the testimony related to NYC's Immigrant Family Unity Project, which is a pilot project for providing representation in immigration cases.