What NY’s Marijuana Legalization Law Means for Immigrants

Advocates are cheered by a provision of the newly-passed MRTA law, which will establish a process for immigrant New Yorkers to vacate past marijuana convictions in court, to ensure past offenses don’t jeopardize their status.

What NY’s Marijuana Legalization Law Means for Immigrants

A store in New York selling cannabidiol (CBD) extract products, the non-psychoactive component of marijuana. – New York NY/USA-April 6, 2019 (Shutterstock)

By Jeanmarie …

Black Immigrants Matter

In immigration, as in policing, every arm of the US incarceration and deportation machine brings down a hefty amount of its weight onto the backs of Black people.

Black Immigrants Matter

Group of African immigrants working on bicycles for food delivery service. – Turin,Italy – February 21, 2020 (Shutterstock)

By Jack Herrera, The Nation

The …

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