Welcome to the May edition of our newsletter, Policy Matters. In this edition we cover the final NYS Budget, the end of session push, SNAP application delays, legal rights for people living in mobile homes, surveys for nursing homes and pretext stops, best practices on tackling the intersection of domestic violence and animal abuse, and recognitions for outstanding work by Empire Justice staff.
As a not-for-profit law firm working with immigrants on a daily basis, Empire Justice Center strongly supports efforts to provide resources, shelter and work authorization for asylum seekers. Welcoming immigrant communities is fundamental to the foundation, values, and future of our nation, helping to form our identity, culture, economy, and continued innovations.
Empire Justice Statement on the Final 2023 New York State Budget. Final state budget has steady progress in some areas, gaps in others.