New Jersey Courts Update Statewide Immigration Policies
Last week, the New Jersey Supreme Court updated the Statewide Judicial Policies to conform to New Jersey’s Immigrant Rights Directive. New Jersey Supreme Court Directive 04-79 stops court officials from collecting information about an individual’s immigration status unless it is absolutely necessary. Many of the state’s court forms will be updated to remove immigration-related questions.
Additionally, the directive provides statewide rules for what are e