CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
2.5 Million Limited English Proficient New Yorkers Will Now Receive Language Services at State Agencies
Advocates Will Hold Telephonic Press Conference to Answer Questions on This Important Policy
Today, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order providing language assistance services at all state agencies that interact directly with the public. The executive order would cover over 20 agencies, and provides for translation of key documents into six languages, and interpretation services for all languages.
May 24, 2010, New York City. Thirty-seven New Yorkers were arrested in front of 26 Federal Plaza in lower Manhattan today, in a second round of civil disobedience intended to escalate pressure on President Obama and Congress to enact comprehensive immigration reform in 2010.