Association of Legal Aid Attorneys

UAW Local 2325

Pro-Immigrant Walk-Outs Hit Three Boroughs in Three Days

(New York, NY)- Legal Aid Attorneys in Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens have walked out of court three times in the last week and held an emergency rallies outside the courthouses to protest the detention of their clients by Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents.  In the majority of these cases, the client was set to have Read more about Pro-Immigrant Walk-Outs Hit Three Boroughs in Three Days[…]

Legal Aid Attorneys and Community Organizations Hold March Demanding Due Process for New York’s Immigrant Communities

UAW Local 2325 and allies say that the presence of ICE Officers in the Courthouses impedes access to justice and denies due process to defendants and communities. (New York, NY) – The Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325 (ALAA), along with a broad coalition of unions, immigrant rights organizations, and community groups Read more about Legal Aid Attorneys and Community Organizations Hold March Demanding Due Process for New York’s Immigrant Communities[…]

Bronx Legal Aid Attorneys Walk Out and Stage Rally to Protest Immigrant Client Detention

(Bronx, NY) – Legal Aid Attorneys in the Bronx held an emergency rally today to protest the detention of their client, a young immigrant college student, earlier today and to call on the Office of Court Administration and Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to immediately implement a policy to prohibit Immigration & Customs Enforcement agents from Read more about Bronx Legal Aid Attorneys Walk Out and Stage Rally to Protest Immigrant Client Detention[…]

Dozens of Unions, Community Groups, Elected Officials, and Defender Organizations Sign On to Letter Calling on Chief Judge DiFiore to Ban ICE From NY Courthouses

Headed by the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys – UAW Local 2325, this coalition hopes to enact policy change by the end of the year (New York, NY) – Following a rally of hundreds of public defenders and community members on the steps of Brooklyn Borough Hall, dozens of unions, immigrant rights organizations, community groups, Read more about Dozens of Unions, Community Groups, Elected Officials, and Defender Organizations Sign On to Letter Calling on Chief Judge DiFiore to Ban ICE From NY Courthouses[…]