Undocumented Immigrants

Cuomo Trump
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February 21, 2020 - 5:59 pm
New York’s governor is offering to allow federal officials access to the state’s motor vehicle database but not to drivers’ Social Security numbers in an effort to persuade the Trump administration to let state residents back into Global Entry and other frequent traveler programs.
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Adam Warner
December 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Next weekend New York State will begin issuing driver’s licenses to people who are in the U.S. illegally.
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Adam Warner
September 29, 2019 - 2:06 pm
Residents of New York City who use terms like “illegal alien” could face a quarter-million-dollar fine, officials say.
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August 18, 2019 - 1:06 pm
The NYPD in the year ending June 30 has rejected all requests from the federal government to hold detained immigrants past their release date.
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Immigration protest NYC
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July 13, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Immigration raids that were postponed a couple of weeks ago to give Congress time to work on the border crisis are expected Sunday—sparking protests in New York City and comment from Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
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FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2017, file photo released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, foreign nationals are arrested during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. Immigrant families and advocates are warning about planned arrests around the country by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. But little is known about the agency's work and how it carries out arrests of people suspected of being in the country illegally. (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP, File)
June 22, 2019 - 11:55 am
Immigrant advocates and sympathizers are warning about arrests around the country as early as Sunday. The anticipated sweep is expected to be similar to operations that authorities have regularly done since 2003. They often produce hundreds of arrests. This one is different because President Donald...
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Queens Boulevard
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June 03, 2019 - 7:43 am
The nation's largest health care worker's union is backing legislation in New York state that would authorize drivers licenses for immigrants who entered the country illegally.
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Twitter/Carl Heastie
May 21, 2019 - 5:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Immigrants from around New York state have rallied at the state Capitol to call on legislators to authorize driver's licenses for residents who entered the country illegally. Tuesday's event featured remarks from top lawmakers including Democratic Assembly Speaker...
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7-year-old girl dies US border
Roberto E. Rosales/The Albuquerque Journal via AP
December 16, 2018 - 12:56 pm
The family of a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody is disputing an account from U.S. officials who said she had not been given food or water for days.
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Twitter/Make The Road NY
July 11, 2018 - 5:39 pm
The family of Brooklyn grandparents Concepcion and Margarito Silva, originally from Mexico, are speaking out after the couple had planned to enjoy the 4th of July with their daughter and her husband at Fort Drum Army Base in Upstate New York -- but ended up in detention. “Both my parents are ill...
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