Association of Legal Aid Attorneys

UAW Local 2325

LEGAL AID, ALAA JOINT STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S CEASE AND DESIST LETTER TO ICE

The Legal Aid Society and ALAA applaud Governor Cuomo’s cease and desist letter to ICE, and the modification of his September 2017 Executive Order No. 170 to prohibit ICE arrests in courthouses without a judicial warrant. ICE’s presence in our courts undermines our ability to represent our clients and safeguard their Constitutional rights. Immigrant defendants and Read more about LEGAL AID, ALAA JOINT STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S CEASE AND DESIST LETTER TO ICE[…]

AIDS Walk 2018

ALAA’s LGBTQ caucus along with 1199’s LGBTQ caucus are participating in the NYC AIDS walk on May 20. If any ALAA members wish to join the AIDS walk team, please contact: Danielle King (dking@legal-aid.org). Even if you are not able to the participate in the walk, donations can be made to the team via the Read more about AIDS Walk 2018[…]

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[…]