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1. Empire Justice emergency response

(Web Page; Thu Feb 02 08:23:00 CST 2017)

Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport after President Trump's Executive Or...

Description: Over the last several days, attorneys on our Immigration team were first responders to refugees, asylum seekers, and green card holders, including those that were detained at JFK International Airport

2. Full Blog Archive

(Web Page; Tue Oct 01 08:15:00 CDT 2013)

Just Thoughts is the blog of the Empire Justice Center, New York’s statewide, multi-issue, multi-strategy public interest law firm focused on changing the “systems” within which poor ...

Description: Complete archive of blog posts for the Empire Justice Center Blog.

3. Empire Justice attorney provides pro bono assistance out of Texas detention facility

(Web Page; Tue Nov 24 10:54:00 CST 2015)

Description: Empire Justice staff attorney Amanda Doroshow will be working out of a detention center in Dilley, TX this week, as a volunteer attorney with the CARA Project.

4. Blog Archives

(Web Page; Tue Jul 17 14:29:00 CDT 2012)

Description: Blog Archives Page

5. TANF at 20: A Look Back at the Impact on Immigrants

(Web Page; Fri Sep 30 12:17:00 CDT 2016)

Since 1973, some incarnation of Empire Justice Center has been fighting for low income and disenfranchised New Yorkers' rights. We've seen many changes and weathered many storms, including the so-called "welfare reform" of 1996. The ad...

Description: At the time PRWORA passed, I was an attorney working with the Greater Upstate Law Project (GULP), predecessor of Empire Justice Center, focusing primarily on housing issues. PRWORA changed all that. I turned back to an earlier area of my practice, public benefits law, but this time with a focus on how PRWORA impacted immigrants in particular.

6. Long Island Immigrant Children's Project: Much Accomplished, More to Do!

(Web Page; Thu May 28 15:03:00 CDT 2015)

Advocates from Empire Justice Center’s Long Island office recently met with a wide range of local advocacy and social services organizations under the leadership of the Long Island Health and Welfare Council and the Hagedorn Founda...

Description: Advocates from Empire Justice Center’s Long Island office recently met with a wide range of local advocacy and social services organizations under the leadership of the Long Island Health and Welfare Council and the Hagedorn Foundation.

7. Simplifying the Complexities Surrounding Immigrant Access to Health Care

(Web Page; Mon May 13 12:16:00 CDT 2013)

Last week we released a two part report about immigrant access to health care in New York. The first part describes the evolution of the patchwork of laws passed by Congress that impact immigrant access to health care, including the fed...

Description: Last week we released a two part report about immigrant access to health care in New York.

8. A Peek at a New Resource for Domestic Violence Victims who are Limited English Proficient

(Web Page; Thu Nov 07 11:33:00 CST 2013)

A Peek at a New Resource for Domestic Violence Victims who are Limited English Proficient Imagine for a moment that you are the victim of domestic violence and are enduring the ongoing physical and emotional violence of your abusive...

Description: Seeking protection from Domestic Violence in New York's Family Court. Information for Immigrant Victims with Limited English Proficiency

9. Doing Time in Dilley

(Web Page; Fri Sep 15 14:15:00 CDT 2017)

This blog tells the true story of families seeking asylum in the United States- families that have gone through horrors not meant to be experienced, especially by children. Please be aware that some of the content may be considered gr...

Description: Empire Justice Center Immigrant Rights Attorney Prathiba Desai talks about her experiences helping families being detained at the South Texas Family Residential Center. Family Detention Centers are inhumane, not a solution. With the Trump administration planning to expand detention, these human rights abuses need to be brought to light and these centers need to be closed.

10. What’s New in Medicaid: Breaking it Down for You

(Web Page; Thu Jul 18 12:29:00 CDT 2013)

Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to comprehend all the changes that are happening to New York’s Medicaid program? We can help!Trilby de Jung, our Senior Health Law Attorney, and her Health Team colleagues here at Empire Justice ...

Description: Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to comprehend all the changes that are happening to New York’s Medicaid program? We can help!

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