CNN: DHS Reverses Course on Some Rejected DACA Renewals
November 17, 2017

CNN featured a statement from Hasan Shafiqullah, Attorney-In-Charge Legal Aid’s Immigration Law Unit, on USCIS’ decision to accept those DACA applications that were initially rejected because of a postal service delay.

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Statement on USCIS Decision to Accept DACA Applications that were Previously Denied due to Mail Delays
November 16, 2017

Hasan Shafiqullah, Attorney-In-Charge of the Immigration Law Unit at The Legal Aid Society, released the below statement following the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) decision to accept Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications that were previously rejected because of United States Postal Service delays.

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Legal Aid Lauds Recent Court Decision Requiring NYPD to Secure Warrants for Stingray Searches Historic Ruling Ends a 10-Year Unfettered Practice of NYPD Operating Cell-Site Simulators Without Obtaining Warrants
November 16, 2017

The Legal Aid Society lauded a recent court decision on a client case where a judge ruled that the New York City Police Department (NYPD) must secure an eavesdropping warrant to conduct cell-site simulator searches, also colloquially known as a Stingray. The Judge also suppressed a line-up identification as a result of the use of the Stingray.

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NYT: Brooklyn Judge’s Ruling Raises Bar for Covert Cellphone Tracking
November 16, 2017

The Legal Aid Society lauded a recent court decision on a client case where a judge ruled that the New York City Police Department (NYPD) must secure an eavesdropping warrant to conduct cell-site simulator searches, also colloquially known as a Stingray, the New York Times reports.

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NY Daily News: Courthouse Arrests of Immigrants by ICE Agents Have Risen 900% in New York This Year: Immigration Defense Project
November 15, 2017

Tina Luongo spoke with the Daily News about the 900% increase in ICE courthouse arrests and called on Albany to devise a legislation solution when lawmakers convene next session.

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