ASISTA in the News

Undocumented in the Hudson Valley: The Luis Martinez Story

By neonadmin | Mar 26, 2019

He’s an employer, father, husband, and community member. Why is ICE threatening to deport this man? Read more here.

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Guardian: How zero tolerance forces undocumented victims into the shadows

By Admin | Dec 6, 2018

ASISTA weighs in on how harmful changes to immigration policy impacts immigrant survivors of violence. Read more here.

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ASISTA Statement on NTA Policy Implementation

By Admin | Dec 6, 2018

ASISTA strongly condemns USCIS’ decision to implement the updated Notice To Appear (NTA) policy for survivor-based protections on November 19th. This means that domestic and sexual assault survivors, survivors of human trafficking, children eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, and other victims whom Congress intended to help could now face deportation hearings if their cases…

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PBS Frontline: Undocumented Crime Victims Face Heightened Risk of Deportation

By Admin | Dec 6, 2018

ASISTA’s own Cecelia Friedman Levin, commenting on USCIS’s recent drastic departure from prior practice and policy, and how it will discourage survivors from coming forward.  Read more here.

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