Check out this inspiring story of versatility from Max Ahmed who is on the Keeping Families Together Bus Tour en route to Washington D.C! Max is an NYIC DREAM Fellowship alumnus, who after being granted deferred action, started working with the NYIC's education program.
What We Need in the New Year:
All of you have been so extremely supportive of the New York Immigration Coalition this year and you have followed us and liked us and spread information about our work, and for that we are so very grateful!
As the year comes to a close, we ask you to help us do two more things:
Two weeks ago, we offered a job to Max Ahmed, a young man about to graduate from college. Not a remarkable thing, necessarily; Max is bright and personable; he had participated in a leadership-development program at the NYIC last spring and has continued volunteering with us ever since.
Towards the end of October, The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with the Fund for Public Advocacy, announced that we are now accepting applications for the 2013 DREAM Fellowship Program. We en
In response to advocacy by a diverse coalition of groups, Governor Cuomo announced late this afternoon that all New Yorkers would be able to vote by paper ballot (known as an affidavit ballot) at any polling place in the state, and that all such ballots would be counted.
Thursday, October 18!
The Economy vs. Immigration: What Will
The NYIC is so proud of one of our Spring 2012 DREAM Fellows and NYIC education intern, Max Ahmed, who presented testimony to the City Council's joint hearing of the Education and Immigration Committees on Thursday, September 27th! Check out his testimony below!
In mid-August, Breakthrough, an organization that uses multimedia, pop culture, and community engagement to raise awareness about human rights issues, launched an online campaign called #ImHERE to bring global attention and to support human rights for immigrant women.