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Resources on Immigration Issues

Resources for members of the CSI community affected by recent changes to US immigration enforcement

Statement by President William Fritz:
As President of CSI I applaud the recently released statement from Chancellor James B. Milliken concerning the President’s Executive Order on immigration and further express our deep commitment to our students, faculty, and staff from all corners of the globe.  My recent report to the College Council, while focused on undocumented students, also encompasses a larger theme of commitment to our community. At the College of Staten Island, we continue to take pride in our institution as a place where serious conversations about difficult topics happen.

What to do if you or a someone you know is detained at an airport:

CUNY students, faculty or staff who are detained at the airport, or are abroad and need guidance, please contact CUNY Citizenship Now! attorney Isabel Bucaram, Esq. by text, phone or WhatsApp at 646.860.5678.

New York State has established a confidential toll-free hotline for New Yorkers to report family members, relatives, friends or colleagues believed to be passengers on flights coming into the state, but who are missing or believed to be detained: 1.888.769.7243.