The latest — updated early July 2021

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Blog posts & other news

An intern announces the UIDN TakeOut Project (April 2021)

Discussion: Housing Crisis in Ulster County recaps a March 19 Zoom discussion featuring local organizers, service providers, and representatives of Ulster County government. (March 29, 2021)

Covid-19 vaccination update has links to regularly updated lists of who can get the vaccine, where, and other details. (Jan. 13, 2021)

Ulster Eviction Update: Father Frank Alagna spoke with Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa. He reports that the sheriff will not support eviction or the threat of eviction. This moratorium covers all tenants until at least May. (Jan. 5, 2021)

DACA’s Back despite many attempts to destroy it. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are once again accepting applications. This post includes eligibility criteria and resources. (December 2020)

ICE’s New Expedited Removal Policy (October 2020) learn about a webinar (Spanish and English) that helps explain a new  policy permitting ICE to deport some people without allowing them to first see an immigration judge.