undocumented immigrants

Essential yet marginalized, migrant farmworkers face health care insecurities

Victor Cortez has worked on dairy farms in New York state for almost 15 years. He currently works on a farm in Wyoming County. Right now, with the...
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Tue, 04/21/2020 - 6:02am
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Green Light Law takes effect: Undocumented farmworker one of first in line for driver's license

The Green Light Law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses took effect Monday across New York state. It's the first time in 18...
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Wed, 12/18/2019 - 8:14am
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Green Light Law takes effect in Monroe County and across New York state

The Green Light Law took effect on Monday in New York state. The law allows people who do not have social security numbers to apply for drivers’...
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Tue, 12/17/2019 - 5:10am
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Contested new law could help undocumented victims of domestic violence

Last Thursday, in Wayne County, Everardo Donoteo-Reyes was sentenced to 20 years in state prison and five years probation for the murder of his...
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Sat, 11/09/2019 - 1:39am
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Monroe County allows filing of lawsuit over licenses for undocumented immimgrants

The Monroe County Legislature on Tuesday night voted 17 – 10 authorizing County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo to sue New York State over the new ‘Green Light...
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 9:30am
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Cuomo continues to question safeguards in new immigrant driver's license law

The first lawsuit has been filed against New York's new law to permit undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses as Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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Tue, 07/09/2019 - 1:30pm
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County clerks uncertain over new license law for undocumented immigrants

New York's county clerks are meeting in Syracuse on Monday to discuss a new law that requires county departments of motor vehicles to issue driver's...
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Tue, 07/02/2019 - 1:41pm
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Immigrant driver's license bill gets a boost

A leading business group has come out in favor of granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, increasing the chances of the bill’s passage in...
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Wed, 05/29/2019 - 2:58pm
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Without warrant, courthouses off-limits for ICE arrests

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials without a judicial warrant may no longer enter New York courthouses in order to observe or arrest...
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Thu, 04/18/2019 - 1:36pm
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Connections: Discussing the conditions faced by migrants at the U.S.-Mexican border

What are conditions like for people who have migrated to the U.S.-Mexican border? That’s the question a group of local community members had as they...
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Tue, 03/12/2019 - 10:01am
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