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The Defense of Human Dignity: The Real 2017 Oscars Winner

written by Ayla Ojjeh, NYIC communications research intern 

TODAY: LOVE FIGHTS BACK- A Rally for #ImmigrantNY

March to End the #MuslimBan - Sunday 1/29, 2PM BATTERY PARK

 We know it's last minute, but there's a lot happening fast and we want you to know about it. 

Press Round Up from The March for Immigrant New York


If you missed The March for Immigrant New York on Sunday, December 18th (International Migrants Day), here's a round up of some great press hits we received on our action. 

Join The March for Immigrant New York - Sunday, December 18th

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With six weeks before the inauguration of President-elect Trump, we are mobilizing our communities for the fight ahead. Now more than ever, we are determined to defend and protect our immigrant communities.

TONIGHT + Upcoming: The Future of Healthcare in NYC

Health + Hospitals is hosting 5 community conversations from mid-November to early December. All community members are encouraged to attend to learn more about Health + Hospitals' approach to the changing health care landscape and to describe your experience with Health + Hospitals! Please consider attending and distributing information about the conversations to your listservs, members, and community members.

NYIC and 15,000 New Yorkers Said We're #HereToStay - this is just the beginning.


On Sunday afternoon, November 13th, New York Immigration Coalition joined our partner Make the Road New York to tell President-Elect Donald Trump that we're #HereToStay.

We're not going anywhere.

 Dear Friend,

Today’s been hard. As the polls came in certifying that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States, our staff at the New York Immigration Coalition immediately started putting together plans to support our immigrant communities. While our hearts are broken and we join you in feeling immense grief, our minds are sharp and we will prepare ourselves for the months and years ahead.

October 25th: IIRIRA & AEDPA Twenty Years Later:

Tomorrow, October 25th, NYIC is hosting an important conference with the New York State Bar Association and the New York Law School:

"IIRIRA & AEDPA Twenty Years Later:
Legal Representation Challenges in New York and Beyond"

NYIC Mourns Loss of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson

 The New York Immigration Coalition was saddened to hear about the sudden passing of Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson over the weekend. DA Thompson made the welfare of immigrants a priority starting with his first day in office, when he announced the creation of an Immigrant Fraud Unit (IFU) in his inauguration speech.

Voting for Justice and Accountability: 2016 Immigrants Vote! Campaign Launches

The 2016 Immigrants Vote! Campaign launched on July 18th at a rally for justice and accountability at Foley Square.

#IAmAnImmigrant Campaign for Immigrant Heritage Month

This June, NYIC was part of #IAmAnImmigrant, a campaign spearheaded by our partners Fwd.us and Welcome.us forcelebrating Immigrant Heritage Month. The campaign that encourages all of us to explore our individual heritage & recognize our distinct and shared experiences.

Meer our staff who participated in the campaign!

Key to the City Finishes Another Successful Season

 NYIC´s City Council-funded Key to The City (KTTC) Initiative held its last event of the Fiscal Year. On Saturday May 21st, community members came to Port Richmond High School in Staten Island to receive identification cards and passports from the Mexican Consulates. A full immigration legal clinic was also available to attendees thanks to our collaboration with the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

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