Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
The entrance to the Varick Street Immigration Court in Manhattan. (Photo: David Handschuh/NYLJ)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers in New York are set to advance legislation as part of the state budget to protect undocumented immigrants convicted of Class A misdemeanors from deportation by limiting the maximum sentence for those charges to 364 days—rather than one year.

Dan M. Clark

Dan M. Clark is the Albany reporter for the New York Law Journal. He covers the state Court of Appeals, the state legislature, state regulators, and more. Email Dan anytime at dmclark@alm.com.

More from this author

Library of New York Civil Discovery FormsBook

A complete, affordable, NY-specific case prep solution library of over 150+ sample documents & forms selected from SMART LITIGATOR NEW YORK by attorney-experts in various fields.
Get More Information


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.