NTD: NYC to Give Additional $1.6 Million to City Attorneys Defending Immigrants Facing Deportation

IRLI In The News

April 1, 2019

By Kimberly Hayek

New York City plans to give public defenders representing illegal immigrants facing deportation an additional $1.6 million, saying illegal aliens are at a disadvantage without the help of an attorney, the New York Daily News reported.

The move to increase funding comes following a deal between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson in response to allegations of local immigration courts speeding up of deportation cases, Fox News reported. Read the full story at NTD.

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