Post Tagged with: "New York Immigrant Family Unity Project"

Thanks to the help of the NYIFUP program, Juan Guzmán avoided deportation. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario/La Prensa)

Pilot Project Helps Some Immigrants Avoid Deportation

Government, Immigration, In the News February 20, 2014 at 6:28 pm

A City Council-supported effort to offer legal aid to immigrants fighting deportation has had noteworthy successes and may get more funding, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Accessing Justice

Report: Thousands Face Deportation Without a Lawyer

Immigration, In the News, Social Services December 7, 2012 at 4:55 pm

A task force put together by Judge Robert A. Katzmann released a plan that suggested providing legal assistance to detained immigrants who could not afford representation, reported World Journal. Those detained without legal representation faced far greater chances of being deported.