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The Smart Choice for Cities: Welcome Immigrants, Don't Stigmatize Them

Written by:
Steven Choi
Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, a pan-immigrant statewide umbrella group representing 200 member organizations.

Nisha Agarwal
Commissioner at NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

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On Sanctuary Cities: Making sense of the rhetoric

Written by Ana Ponce, NYIC DREAM Summer Fellow

The recent alleged shooting of a San Francisco woman by an undocumented immigrant named Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez has sparked a national debate around so-called ‘sanctuary cities’ and has begun to shape the discourse on immigration in the 2016 presidential race.

Ten Years Since McCain-Kennedy, an Immigration Starter Kit for the 2016 Presidential Candidates

Reposted from the Huffington Post Blog HERE.

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

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

Radio Show with Comunidades y Trabajadores Unidos

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 communities.

Immigrant Advocates Urge Council to Fund Health Outreach Initiative

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.

NILC: Confused About What Happens at Tax Time (Part Two)? People in Immigrant Families

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.

Advancing Immigrant Rights in Albany


Advancing Immigrant Rights in Albany

ArtsWestchester Announces Lineup of Six Concerts, Free Family Programs in Conjunction with Its Crossing Borders Art Exhibition

 ArtsWestchester Announces Lineup of Six Concerts, Free Family Programs  in Conjunction with Its 

A Delay, Not a Defeat

Supporting New York's Immigrants in 2015

Blog Post by: 
Steve Choi
Executive Director

We're one step closer to DREAM!

We're one step closer to DREAM! 

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