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Know Your Rights Workshop No.1

Know Your Rights Workshop No.1

Know Your Rights: Workshop No.1 

The Islamic Society of CNY is hosting FREE Know Your Rights Workshops June 30, July 20 and August 3, 2018. All workshops will be conducted by New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), Central New York Chapter, Director Yusuf Abdul-Qadir.

Saturday, June 30, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. workshop will cover:

  • understanding who is at risk/who are affected communities
  • individual’s constitutional rights when interacting with law enforcement
  • rights when interacting with or the FBI or ICE

This training informs immigrant both documented and undocumented, of their rights when interacting with both immigration officers and police. The training covers the right to remain silent, the right to speak to an attorney, the right for proof of a warrant before a home raid, and the right for undocumented individuals not to hand over documents that prove their status. It also suggests best practices by immigrant individuals when they are stopped by police, state troopers, Customs and Border Patrol agents, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.