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Our Statements and Releases
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), the administrative arm of DHS, has reversed its decision and will continue to use their power to consider requests for deferred action for medical reasons.
NYLAG in the News
Lisa Rivera, NYLAG’s Managing Attorney, wrote this op-ed in City Limits
Jodi Ziesemer, Director of NYLAG’s Immigrant Protection Unit, is quoted in this article in Vox
Randye Retkin, director of NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division, quoted in this article in Gothamist.