Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, NY

Immigration Staff Attorney Positions – Albany & Buffalo, New York Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) is seeking the immediate hire of immigration attorneys in its Albany and Buffalo offices. Attorneys will provide free legal representation to individuals incarcerated in New York State in removal proceedings in the Institutional Hearing Program (IHP), and toContinue reading “Immigration Staff Attorneys – Albany & Buffalo, NY”

PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting

PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting Our hearts are with the families, friends, and community of the victims of the horrific racially motivated massacre at the Jefferson Avenue TOPS in Buffalo. To help the community in Buffalo heal, consider a donation to one of the following organizations***: The African Heritage Food Cooperative Feed BuffaloContinue reading “PLS Response to the Buffalo TOPS Shooting”

CALL FOR POETRY SUBMISSIONS

National Pro Bono Week (October 23rd – 29th) is a time to celebrate and recognize the dedicated work of pro bono volunteers, as well as to educate the community about the many legal and other issues faced by our clients. PLS is happy to announce that this year we will again be celebrating National Pro Bono Week with an event highlighting our commitment to serving the incarcerated community.

Marc Bachman

Marc Bachman Immigration Staff Attorney 41 State Street, Suite M112 Albany, NY 12207 Phone: 518-445-6050  mbachman@plsny.org Marc earned his Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, at Tulane University and his Juris Doctor at  Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an active member of the Moot Court Board and a recipient of the American JurisprudenceContinue reading “Marc Bachman”

Chloe Bowerman – Immigration Staff Attorney

Chloe Bowerman Immigration Staff Attorney (716) 844-8266 ext. 1322 cbowerman@plsny.org Chloe is a proud Buffalo, NY native. She received a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Social Sciences from the University at Buffalo in 2018. During her undergraduate studies, Chloe participated in her University’s Model European Union program and had the opportunity to debateContinue reading “Chloe Bowerman – Immigration Staff Attorney”

LAWSUIT CHALLENGES FIVE POINTS DENIAL OF MOBILITY ACCOMMODATIONS TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Today the nonprofit organizations Disability Rights Advocates (DRA) and Prisoners’ Legal Services of New York (PLS) filed a class action lawsuit against the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) on behalf of people with disabilities who are incarcerated at Five Points Correctional Facility and have been denied mobility-related accommodations they need to get around.

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