August 8, 2018
Albany, NY

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Threatening Legal Action if Trump Administration Moves Forward with Plan to Significantly Restrict Pathway to Citizenship for Immigrants

TOP Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo...
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"Reports indicate that the Trump administration is considering a new plan to dramatically expand its power to deny legal status to immigrants who have used basic safety net provisions.  I wish I could say I am surprised, but it seems there is nothing this President and his administration won't do to carry out their anti-immigrant agenda. 

 

"This plan is ugly, it is cruel, and it is shamefully un-American. After tearing apart immigrant families fleeing violence at the border, the anti-family Trump administration is waging a new war on immigrant families who have come to this country seeking the American Dream."


"In New York, we stand with our immigrant brothers and sisters in the face of President Trump's attacks. If the Trump administration moves forward with this assault, we will explore all options, including taking legal action, to protect New Yorkers and uphold the values that built this state and this nation."

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