We greatly appreciate the time and energy you dedicate to helping immigrants in New York City become U.S. citizens. We are confident that this web page will be a useful tool for you to stay connected with other immigration professionals and find plenty of resources focused on immigration law. We welcome your feedback and suggestions to make this online tool even better.
Luc Raymond, originally from Haiti, has been living in Brooklyn, NY since 2005. In 2011 he became a volunteer with CUNY Citizenship Now!. Since then, he has attended countless events, including the Haitian TPS and Citizenship application assistance events as well as trainings, in both screening and application assistance. We sat down with Luc at our September 6th Brooklyn event to hear his story and his thoughts on being part of our Volunteer Corps. Click here to read the interview.
Allan Wernick, Esq.
In this month's column, Allan discusses the new Municipal I.D. card that will become available for all New Yorkers and the benefits of getting one no matter your status. Click here to read this month's article.
Wernick's Daily News Column
Immigration News Sources
- USCIS Press Room
- National Immigration Law Center: Important Developments
- Immigration Advocates Network: News
- The New York Times: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- American Civil Liberties Union Press Releases
- National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild: Policy and legal updates
- Immigration Law Opinions Summaries by FindLaw
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Noncitizens <pdf>
- Immigration-Related Abbreviations and Acronyms
- Prosecutorial Discretion: How to Get DHS to Act in Favor of Your Client <pdf>
- Appealing Removal Orders in Federal Court <pdf>
- HIV Infection Removed from CDC List of Communicable Diseases of Public Health Significance <pdf>
- Immigration Criminal Convictions and Offenses and Consequences Checklist <pdf>
*Practice advisories are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice.
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