NY Lawmakers Seek Statutory Right to Counsel for Immigrants Facing Deportation

By Dan M. Clark

The New York Law Journal quoted President Greenberg on the proposed bill to guarantee immigrants facing deportation the right to an attorney.

Key Democrats in the New York Legislature have proposed a bill that would require access to an attorney for any resident of New York facing deportation, regardless of whether that individual is lawfully residing in the country, in a move that’s also supported by the New York State Bar Association.

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