Format: 2017-02
Jan 26, 2017

“The rhetoric doesn’t match the legal authority,” said Peter L. Markowitz, the director of the Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. “In fact, the president has very limited power to exercise any kind of significant defunding.”

Jan 26, 2017

"What's clear is there is no federal law that requires New York City or any other city to participate in federal immigration enforcement activities, nor could there be." - Professor Peter Markowitz on NY1

Jan 25, 2017

"The Constitution prohibits the president from defunding jurisdictions that won't do his bidding," Markowitz said. "There's nothing in federal law that requires localities or states to participate in federal immigration enforcement. Second, the Constitution grants Congress — not the president — the power to determine how federal dollars are spent."

Jan 13, 2017

An important issue in the changing nature of how traditional print media offers news and analysis to the public was raised when a blogger for The Nation magazine whose contract was not renewed filed for unemployment compensation.

Jan 12, 2017

Northwest Public Television - “No family can have a loved one locked up and deported, simply because they can’t afford counsel,” says Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic at Cardozo School of Law. “That’s not justice, and we don’t do that in New York.”

The Cardozo Office of Communications & Public Affairs