Democratic Rep. Joe Crowley of New York
Following the release of a 9/11 worker from ICE detention, a group of New York lawmakers will introduce legislation that would grant legal status to undocumented immigrants who assisted in rescue and recovery efforts following the worst terrorist attack in our nation’s history. The 9/11 Immigrant Worker Freedom Act, introduced by Rep. Joe Crowley and co-sponsored by Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Jerrold Nadler, and Nydia Velázquez, would grant legal status and protection from deportation to at least 1,000 of the undocumented immigrants who volunteered at Ground Zero, like Carlos Cardona:
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“They went to work at a long, hazardous and sad job of cleaning up the destruction of a terrorist attack on that day. There is no doubt in my mind that what
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