New York Immigration Coalition
May 16, 2018
Swept up in the Sweep: The Impact of Gang Allegations on Immigrant New Yorkers is a report by the New York Immigration Coalition and the Immigrant and Non-Citizen Rights Clinic (INRC) at the CUNY School of Law. Through an extensive field study, the report shows how Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), with other federal agencies and law enforcement, uses arbitrary methods to profile immigrant youth of color to allege gang affiliation.
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Deportation by Any Means Necessary: How Immigration Officials Are Labeling Immigrant Youth as Gang Members
Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC)
May 21, 2018
Crimes Immigrant Youth Removal Defense Enforcement Asylum
This report details findings from a national survey of legal practitioners concerning the increased use of gang allegations against young immigrants as a means of driving up deportation numbers, at the encouragement of the Trump administration. The report suggests emerging best practices for immigration attorneys to employ in both fighting against unfounded gang allegations and working to mitigate the impact of prior gang involvement.
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