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A new report from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy refutes the notion that undocumented immigrants don't pay taxes. According to the study by the non-partisan economic research organization, undocumented immigrants pay significant amounts of taxes. In fact they pay a higher percentage of their income in these taxes than many...

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On April 17, a three judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear arguments on a request by the Obama Administration to allow Executive Action for immigrants to go forward until the courts have an opportunity to rule on the legality of the program. A lawsuit filed by 26 states to halt the president's new immigration initiative announced on...

Read More | written by pyoung | created 1 week 1 day ago

written by Kim Sykes, Senior Manager of Education at NYIC

When we talk about how big translation and interpretation is, we often talk about how almost half of our school parents (almost half a million families!) speak a language other than English at home. But you can think about it this way too – what happens if parents don’t get translated information about school being closed for Spring Break? Every working parent reading this is sweating at the thought and...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 2 weeks 18 hours ago

 "With Cell-Ed, your mobile phone becomes your teacher!"

Learn on the go with a free program sponsored by the New York’s...

Read More | written by growland | created 2 weeks 4 days ago

Hi my name is Francis Madi and I am NYIC’s Regional Outreach Associate on Long Island. NYIC now has a monthly radio segment in Spanish with Comunidades y Trabajadores Unidos, a radio show that highlights and educates latinos living on Long Island about important issues affecting them such as workers’ rights, immigration and other local issues. The program also highlights the advocacy work done on the ground to improve these...

Read More | written by growland | created 2 weeks 4 days ago

Today, Claudia Calhoon, Health Advocacy Senior Specialist at the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), a coalition of nearly 150 organizations that work with immigrants, testified at a City Council budget hearing on the need for support for education and outreach efforts on health care coverage and services for all New Yorkers through Access Health NYC. Access Health NYC is a proposed city-wide...

Read More | written by growland | created 4 weeks 3 days ago
 
 
On Friday, March 20, the NYIC’s Immigrant Concerns Training Institute (ICTI) in partnership with the New York State’s Department of State’s Office for New Americans (ONA) was in Long Island in an effort to expand the geographic areas we serve and to help spread awareness about the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Recognition and Accreditation process. A total of three ONA-sponsored trainings were...
Read More | written by sanwar | created 4 weeks 4 days ago

Now that we are knee-deep in tax season, we have heard reports of confusion about new tax filing rules related to health coverage for people in immigrant families. Here are some of the common questions we’ve heard so far and our answers.

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Read More | written by growland | created 6 weeks 22 hours ago

  

Advancing Immigrant Rights in Albany

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Read More | written by growland | created 7 weeks 21 hours ago

 ArtsWestchester Announces Lineup of Six Concerts, Free Family Programs  ...

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