NYT: Hopes Dim for DACA Deal as Lawmakers Battle Over Trump’s Immigration Remarks
January 16, 2018

The New York Times interviewed Hasan Shafiqullah about the fate of DACA and the uncertainty facing our Dreamer clients as Washington mulls over policy options.

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NY1: Legal Aid Society Weights in on Salvadoran Immigration Policy Change
January 16, 2018

Hasan Shafiqullah spoke with NY1 in-studio last week about TPS changes and what this means for Salvadorans living in the United States.

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LAS in the Media Responding to NYS Suspending Prison Package Vendor-only Pilot
January 16, 2018

After much pushback, New York prison officials Friday quickly canceled a new program that would force the friends and family to send care packages to their incarcerated loved ones only through private vendors who charged higher prices and offered fewer choices.

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WNYC Midday: The Threat of Gentrification With Rezoning in East Harlem
January 16, 2018

Legal Aid attorneys from the Civil Law Reform Unit announced a lawsuit contesting the East Harlem Rezoning on WNYC Midday over the City’s flawed methodology it employs to measure the impacts of development on tenant displacement.

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The Legal Aid Society Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 15, 2018

On this national day of remembrance, The Legal Aid Society commemorates the life, teachings, and vision of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His leadership and advocacy for racial equality and justice is an inspiration to our organization and the work that we do. Black communities continue to experience systemic oppression and racism through every facet of our legal system.

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