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New York City New Detainer Discretion Law Chart and Practice Advisory

  • Organization: Immigrant Defense Project
  • Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
  • Date Created: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
  • Submitted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014
  • Attachment(s): PDF

This chart and practice advisory are intended to aid criminal defense attorneys in NYC to understand the City’s
new detainer discretion laws that will take effect on December 14, 2014. The laws should spare the vast majority
of criminal defendants from being funneled into immigration detention from NYPD or DOC custody.

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