Data Shows Granting Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented New Yorkers Would Benefit Everyone

Comptroller Stringer and Fiscal Policy Institute :Data Shows How Expanding Driver’s License Eligibility Would Increase Economic Mobility for Immigrants, Improve Road Safety, and Lower Insurance Premiums for All

Data Shows Granting Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented New Yorkers Would Benefit Everyone

(New York, NY) — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, the Fiscal Policy Institute, New York Immigration Coalition, Make the Road New York, and MinKwon Center today renewed their call to expand access to driver’s licenses to all New Yorkers, without regard to immigration status – citing economic and safety benefits of the policy. The coalition […]

The Immigrant’s Journal – Vol. 103

The Immigrant’s Journal – Vol. 103

Trump-McConnell Bill is Filled with Malevolent Poison PillsWith the longest government shutdown in history, President Trump continues to hold the American people, their government, and federal workers hostage for a border wall that experts agree harms border communities, the environment, wildlife, and is simply ineffective.… read the full article below in the Publication Caribbean American […]

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

Associated Press

ICE force-feeding detainees on hunger strike

This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility. (Photo:AFP) TEXAS, United States (AP) — Immigrants around the country […]

The Immigrant’s Journal

A Publication by The Immigrant's Journal Legal & Educational Fund Inc.

The Immigrant’s Journal

Recently, the Trump administration took steps to radically transform a little-known provision of immigration law that could have an outsized impact on legal immigration. In proposed regulations, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicated that it would redefine the legal term “public charge” to block green cards for low-income immigrants who receive non-cash public benefits […]

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