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ADL Hosts “Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder and Highlights the Urgent Need for Protect Our Courts Act in New York

On April 7, 2019, ADL New York/New Jersey hosted its first annual “A Nation of Immigrants” Community Seder in Co-op City in the Bronx. The idea for a community Seder is based on the continued relevance John F. Kennedy’s 1958 book, A Nation of Immigrants. “Every American who ever lived, with the exception of one group, was either an immigrant

ADL Stands with Coalition in Support of Protect Our Courts Act Introduced to NYS Assembly

On June 5th we were proud to stand with a NYS coalition in support of the Protect Our Courts Act, a first-of-its-kind state legislation that seeks to protect immigrant communities from immigration enforcement at courthouses. ICE enforcement in NYS courthouses has a chilling effect and denies vulnerable victims and individuals access to justice by deterring them from contacting authorities and accessing courts

Over 350 Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Edward Brodsky Legal Conference

Over 350 commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Edward Brodsky Legal Conference on Tuesday, March 11th at the Times Center in New York City.  It was titled The topic, American Democracy in the 21st Century: Voting Rights, Redistricting and Campaign Finance. The conference was moderated by Jeffrey Rosen, President & CEO of the National Constitution Center – featured an esteemed