“Our immigrant brothers and sisters face the very real threat of deportation and separation from their families every day,” said Councilman I. Daneek Miller, Co-Chair of the Black, Latino/a, and Asian Caucus.

“This investment will go a long way in ensuring that they receive the support services they deserve as contributing members of our community. New York has been a leader in providing these support services, and I applaud this action by the City and State to expand the great work already being done to protect their rights and preserve the integrity of our communities of color.”

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: MOIA & ONA Announce $1M Investment in Rapid Response Legal Services For Immigrants Facing Imminent Deportation