Format: 2017-02
Feb 3, 2017

Professors Markowitz, Nash and several members of the clinic team, spoke about their experiences Thursday, Feb. 2, in a panel discussion which highlighted their personal stories about the weekend’s events as well as a more in-depth legal look at President Trump’s recent executive order, its meaning and impacts.

Jan 29, 2017

Luis Mancheno, an immigration attorney and fellow at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which represents one of the unnamed petitioners to the lawsuit, says that the judge’s language was strong. In court, Mancheno says, she said, “Nobody is to be removed.” The order came just in time for his organization’s client, who was scheduled to be deported at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Jan 26, 2017

"(Trump) has vastly overstated the funding that could be at issue with these sanctuary policies. Any attempts to withhold funds will certainly be the source of litigation and the courts, not the president, will be the ultimate arbitrator," said Peter Markowitz, a professor at New York's Cardozo School of Law, who focuses on immigration.

Jan 26, 2017

"What's clear is there is no federal law that requires New York City or any other city to participate in federal immigration enforcement activities, nor could there be." - Professor Peter Markowitz on NY1

Jan 25, 2017

"The Constitution prohibits the president from defunding jurisdictions that won't do his bidding," Markowitz said. "There's nothing in federal law that requires localities or states to participate in federal immigration enforcement. Second, the Constitution grants Congress — not the president — the power to determine how federal dollars are spent."

Jan 12, 2017

Northwest Public Television - “No family can have a loved one locked up and deported, simply because they can’t afford counsel,” says Peter Markowitz, director of the Immigration Justice Clinic at Cardozo School of Law. “That’s not justice, and we don’t do that in New York.”