Paterson Move May Help Immigrants Facing Deportation

Danny Hakim and Jeremy W. Peters The New York Times 5/3/2010

ALBANY — In a major rebuke of federal immigration policy, Gov. David A. Paterson announced on Monday that he would create a special pardon panel to review cases involving legal immigrants who are at risk of deportation for minor or old convictions.

Mr. Paterson’s […]

Obama Said to Request That Paterson Drop Campaign

By RAYMOND HERNANDEZ New York Times September 19, 2009

WASHINGTON — President Obama has sent a request to Gov. David A. Paterson that he withdraw from the New York governor’s race, fearing that Mr. Paterson cannot recover from his dismal political standing, according to two senior administration officials and a New York Democratic operative with […]