Lenni Benson Featured in the New York Law Journal

Safe Passage, November 25, 2014

Safe Passage Project Director Lenni Benson was featured in the New York Law Journal on November 24, 2014 in the article: “Agencies Gear Up to Help Eligible Immigrants Gain Legal Status.”

The article notes:

“Several attorneys are cautioning people against filing an application without first seeing an attorney, even if they are sure they fit the requirements. “Someone may not even know they have an outstanding order for removal, so a family member’s application could trigger their removal,” said immigration law professor Lenni Benson, who directs New York Law School’s Safe Passage Project for unaccompanied immigrant youth.

For that reason, Benson added, many qualifying, undocumented immigrants may choose not to take part in Obama’s program.”

Read more: http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202677202701/Agencies-Gear-Up-to-Help-Immigrants-Gain-Legal-Status#ixzz3K6u8h6BU