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10 New York Campuses to Help Establish Village in Haiti
New York, News

10 New York Campuses to Help Establish Village in Haiti

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ten campuses in New York‘s public university system are part of a project to establish a sustainable village and learning community in Haiti. The State University of New York said Monday the campuses will work with five not-for-profit organizations under an $800,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. SUNY says the goal…

New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion
New York, News, Politics

New York Senator Seeks to Decriminalize Fare Evasion

People of color represent 92 percent of turnstile jumping arrests. The effort on turnstile jumping represents part of a broader initiative to end broken windows policing and the resulting harms caused to immigrant communities. Research shows that broken windows policing inadvertently puts a target on undocumented immigrants and increases their risk of detention and deportation.

Haitian Community Awaits Trump Administration TPS Decision, Calls to Renew Persist
New York, News

Haitian Community Awaits Trump Administration TPS Decision, Calls to Renew Persist

By Wyatt Massey

In anticipation of the upcoming decision from the Trump Administration regarding Haiti’s Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation, a coalition of elected officials, community groups, labor, and advocates came together on May 16 during a rally at Foley Square to demand the Trump Administration stop the threat of mass deportation by extending TPS for Haitians.

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