Mount Sinai Human Rights Program And Others Call On ICE To Discontinue Policy On Detaining Pregnant Individuals

Today, a broad coalition of over 250 civil and human rights organizations called on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reverse a recent policy change from the Trump Administration regarding the detention of pregnant individuals and to reinstitute a general presumption that pregnant individuals should not be subject to detention. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark Levine And Others Call On ICE Agents To Wear Body Cameras

NYC Council Member Mark Levine and Council Member Carlos Menchaca will be joined by U.S. Congress Members Yvette D. Clarke and Adriano Espaillat at a press conference on Thursday, August 24, 2017, call on the federal government to require Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agents to wear body cameras. Continue Reading →

Immigrant Family Seeks Sanctuary In Uptown Church

A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. has entered a Washington Heights church with her three children seeking refuge from immigration authorities. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks For Joint Public Hearing Of Committee

By Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

The recent attempt by ICE to arrest a woman in Human Trafficking Court confirmed our worst suspicions about ICE’s intentions. Continue Reading →

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce ICE And NYC Schools

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bill de Blaso, Carmen Farina, and others talk about the Council policy that states clearly and unambiguously–ICE can’t come in without a warrant signed by a judge. Period. Continue Reading →