In November Rensselaer County Sheriff Pat Russo applied to a Trump administration program that would turn local law enforcement officers into de facto immigration agents.
Why Metal Detectors are Not the Best Way to Prevent Harm in School
In New York City public schools, more than 100,000 young people are subjected to TSA-style metal detector screening every day of their high school careers.
There were many awful aspects of President Trump’s State of the Union message, but we have a personal perspective on one in particular, thanks to our work on behalf of immigrants who have been accused of being gang members based on dubious or non-existent “evidence.”
Each year New York State Police issue more than 200,000 tickets to drivers for operating their phones in their cars. Distracted driving is a serious problem that deserves thoughtful action.
One year ago, Saba was on a plane to New York City. The then 27-year-old Iranian was heading back to Long Island where she is getting her master’s degree at a University in Long Island.
In New York City, bills are passed by city council members and signed by the mayor. But when the legislation is about policing, there is another, de-facto branch of government that must sign off.
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