To protect their immigrant residents under Trump, some cities are arming them with lawyers

“No one knows for certain what President-elect Donald Trump will do to keep his pledge to deport millions of unauthorized immigrants when he takes office.

There is, however, a general consensus that removals will rise sharply under his administration. Some states and local governments have made it clear that they won’t wait and see. Whether or not they can stop him, they’re preparing for a showdown.

One battleground will be immigration courts…”

Public Radio International report on the importance of immigration public defense programs like The New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP) in the Trump era. Read the article here.

To learn more about NYIFUP, visit our project page.