Group holds immigration discussion with AG’s office
A Brooklyn community group organized a meeting with the state attorney general's office on Friday regarding concerns from undocumented immigrants.
El Grito and the New York state Attorney General's Office met to discuss the response to recent actions on immigration by President Donald Trump.
The meeting was organized as fears by community members over immigration grow. The Sunset Park-based group claims some undocumented immigrants are being cited more for minor offenses.
El Grito says in the current climate of uncertainty, members are asking the NYPD to be more lenient about issuing summonses and tickets in some cases against immigrant families.
The attorney general's office says that it has been "actively litigating the immigration executive order."
The group invited Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to a town hall next month. There is no word yet if he will attend.