Cuomo Announces Free Legal Aid For Immigrants

Governor Cuomo announced a new program designed to help immigrants obtain free legal services and other resources regardless of their citizenship status.

It’s called the Liberty Defense Project and according to the governor’s office it will team team together 182 advocacy organizations, 14 law schools, 21 law schools and 14 bar associations.

The Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Ford Foundation — will provide $1 million to fund the project.