Gothamist Features Liz Markuci, Immigration Project Director

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Online publication Gothamist featured Liz Markuci, VOLS' Immigration Project Director, in an article examining the responsibilities of New York City as a sanctuary city.

Publication Date: 
Friday, January 27, 2017

Minimum Wage increases across New York State in 2017

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The minimum wage increased on December 31, 2016:

 

Large Employers (11 or more) to $11.00 per hour and for NYC- Small Employers (10 or less) to $10.50.  The rate also increased for Long Island & Westchester to $10.00 per hour and the remainder of New York State to $9.70. 

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Skadden Arps Donates Backpacks and Promotes Awareness About Pro Bono Legal Services

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Happy winner of a backpack!           Stuffing the backpacks at Sakdden.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Equal Justice Works Fellow Joins Dream Not Deferred Project

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Equal Justice Works awarded Molly Coe a fellowship to support VOLS' efforts to provide pro bono legal assistance to immigrant students. The fellowship is co-sponsored by MetLife and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Liz Markuci Wins Legal Services Award

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On June 10th, VOLS was incredibly proud to celebrate the work of our colleague, and friend, Elizabeta (Liz) Markuci, at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Legal Services Awards.

Every year, this award is granted to "attorneys and non-attorneys who provide outstanding civil legal service to New York’s poor." Three days ago, members of the legal services community gathered at the New York City Bar Association, where the Honorable Jenny Rivera, Associate Judge of the New York Court of Appeals, presented the awards to five winners.

Publication Date: 
Friday, June 13, 2014

Important things to know about the end of DACA

  • Even when your DACA status/ work permit expires, you will be here, and we will be right beside you. This fight is not over, not by a long shot, and we want you to remember that YOU DESERVE BETTER THAN DACA!
  • We are going to continue to support you and provide you with accurate information and legal assistance and connect you to other resources that may be helpful.  
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