NEW YORK, NY – The Indie Film Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which provides free legal services to New York independent filmmakers, has received a $750,000 grant from the Laurie M. Tisch Illumination Fund.
Wall Street Journal - Jenny Alcaide, of Cardozo School of Law's Immigration Justice Clinic, said the bill "puts New York City at the vanguard of a national movement to use municipal power to promote immigrant rights and racial justice."
In Decision No. 002-0524, the Court declared Articles 27, 33, and 48 of Presidential Decree 1182 unconstitutional, extending the time for individuals to request asylum from 15 days to three months and the time to appeal from three to 15 days.
The Journal (Ireland) - The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.
Global Post - That reality is part of what drives the New York Immigrant Family Unity Project (NYIFUP), launched November last year. The program aims to provide legal counsel for all poor immigrants in New York City and is based on a 2011 study, which found that legal counsel was a major factor for successful outcomes in immigration cases.
NBC News - Ultimately, the goal of the project’s advocates is to provide counsel for all migrants facing deportation in New York State, which would cost $7.4 million, said Peter Markowitz, who runs the immigration legal clinic at Cardozo School of Law, which has helped lead advocacy for the pilot program.