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Palm Card: What to Do if You’re Stopped by Immigration Officers (2012)

This card explains your rights when you are in contact with immigration enforcement officers in New York State. Unless stated otherwise, it applies to both documented and undocumented immigrants, as well as United States citizens. The information in this card does not apply to encounters with immigration officers at the border, international airports or at any other port of entry into the United States. It does apply to encounters with immigration officers inside the United States, including encounters with immigration officers on domestic trains and buses, or in your local community, as well as encounters with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and border patrol agents after you have been stopped by local police.

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