National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, September 19th


June 25, 2015  |  Featured News,News
Councilman Danny Dromm with New York City ID card; 
 photo via Twitter

Immigration in the news this week:

New York City ID Cards Coming With Cultural Benefits via New York Times

Customs and Border Protection’s deadly force problem via Los Angeles Times

Family Detention for Central American Refugees Is Inhumane via National Journal

Central American Immigrants Flock to New Orleans—and Wait via The Wall Street Journal

Ted Cruz, Jeff Sessions Fail To Force Vote On Blocking Executive Action On Immigration via Huffington Post

Immigration News 2014: ‘Assistance’ Organizations Scammed Millions from Immigrants, Deadline to File Claims Approaches via Latin Post

Suffolk County Breaks ICE’s Hold, Stops Honoring Immigration Detainer via Long Island Wins

All county sheriffs in Colorado halt federal immigration holds: ACLU via Reuters

And finally, New York City’s new municipal I.D. program will allow access to major cultural institutions. Watch Tom Finkelpearl, commissioner of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, explain briefly here.

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