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Assembly Dems pass series of immigrant rights and protections
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Assembly Dems pass series of immigrant rights and protections

  With the Trump Administration focused on a range of immigration enforcement policies, Assembly Democrats have passed a series of bills that would protect immigrants’ private information, prohibit profiling by local police departments, and make it more difficult to deport undocumented New Yorkers for misdemeanor crimes. Alongside these new bills, […]

Senate Democrats propose voter protections to further ‘resistance agenda’
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Senate Democrats propose voter protections to further ‘resistance agenda’

The Senate Democratic Conference presented the second legislative package in their “resistance agenda,” this time to expand voting accessibility and voter rights in New York. The package includes nine pieces of legislation to expand voting rights, including proposals for early voting, easier party enrollment, and modernization of voting methods, as […]

Assembly measure would give driver’s licenses to undocumented NY’ers
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Assembly measure would give driver’s licenses to undocumented NY’ers

  Assemblyman Francisco Moya, D-Jackson Heights, introduced new legislation that would grant undocumented New Yorkers the right to obtain a state-issued driver’s license. “Throughout most of New York, a driver’s license isn’t a luxury; it’s a necessity,” Moya said. “I introduced new legislation that is REAL ID compliant, and will […]