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First-in-the-Nation Initiative Has Provided More Than 30,000 Legal Services to Immigrants and Communities Targeted by Devastating Federal Immigration Policies

Expansion Includes New Programs to Provide Services to Immigrant Children and Families and to Provide a Swift Response After Targeted Raids and Arbitrary Arrests by ICE. Albany, NY: Office of the Gov. reports - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced…
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ICE arrests more than 20 released in New York after detainers ignored

NEW YORK — During the month of February 2019, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal’s (ERO) deportation officers assigned to the New York Field Office arrested more than 20 criminal aliens throughout their area of responsibility, after they were released from local law enforcement custody with an active immigration detainer in place.“The…
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Resiliency Plan announced to Protect Lower Manhattan From Climate Change

Comprehensive resiliency plan advances $500 million in capital projects and interim measures that will protect up to 70% of Lower Manhattan; for remaining 30%, recommends extending the shoreline into East River to protect Seaport & FiDi Mayor Bill de Blasio announces $500 million resiliency plan to protect Lower Manhattan from…
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Leader of Far Rockaway Drug Organization Sentenced to more than 22 Years’ Imprisonment Jose Rodriguez’s Organization Trafficked Heroin, Crack and Powder Cocaine, Marijuana and Firearms

New York ATF Field reports - Earlier today, Jose Rodriguez was sentenced by United States District Judge Eric N. Vitaliano to 272 months’ imprisonment for leading a Far Rockaway-based drug trafficking organization that distributed more than a kilogram of heroin, quantities of crack and powder cocaine and marijuana, and sold…
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ICE arrests 118 during Operation Cross Check

NEW YORK – Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 118 during a 5-day period, from January 14-18th, in New York City, Long Island and the Hudson Valley. During the operation, ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 118 individuals for violating immigration laws. Of those…
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