Freeholders draft ballot question allowing county to follow federal guidelines for undocumented immigrants rather than Garden State scheme
While praising aspects of New Jersey Supreme Court chief justice’s directive, immigrants’ rights organization says it does not go far enough
Immigrants are drawn to established Brazilian communities, like Newark’s Ironbound, but many are unaware of the hardships they will face
Financing county with ‘blood money’ is how one advocate characterizes being paid by federal agency to hold immigrants in county jail
After being strip-searched, Yuri McKoy was taken to University Hospital in Newark where, he said, an X-ray showed nothing
Immigrants are increasingly held in county jails as they await civil hearings on orders of deportation
The Essex County Correctional Facility is the largest detention center for immigrants in the region
He says recent arrests have nothing to do with Attorney General’s directive scaling back law enforcement’s cooperation with the agency
Last May, New Jersey gave undocumented immigrants access to state financial aid for college. Although some like Gloria Rodriguez are benefiting, the law has had ...
With a supportive governor in office, new focus on legislation that went nowhere for years. No Republican enthusiasm evident
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