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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"

Immigrant Roots: Italo Medelius

My name is Italo Medelius and I’m from Lima, Peru, originally. I come from a family of Italian descent, my grandfather was born in Italy, and he was the one that named me. My mom’s side of the family is Italian, and my grandfather married a native Peruvian woman, my grandmother. My father’s side is German, so that’s where the Medelius comes from.

Immigration News Update 10-21-16

Arrests made at local Mexican restaurants after ICE raid WKBW Buffalo 10/20/16

Sergio Mucino, 42, Jose Sanchez-Ocampo, 37, and Marguin Sanchez, 22 were arrested for employing undocumented immigrants and extensive tax evasion. The four restaurants are located in the City of Buffalo, Town of Cheektowaga and Village of Kenmore.

Immigration News Update 10-19-16

Louisiana’s Heartless Marriage Law The New York Times 10/18/16

Louisiana's new law requiring non-citizens to provide an unexpired visa and a birth certificate for marriage may be unconstitutional, and is clearly discriminatory.

The Immigration Debate We Need Wall Street Journal 10/18/16

Immigration News Update 10-18-16

Immigration: No Way Out [VIDEO] Al Jazeera 10/18/16 http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/we-the-people/2016/10/immigration-16...

Al Jazeera investigates the immigration situation in Tulsa, OK, where 1/5 of the population is Hispanic and HB 1804 is targeting those who transport or hire undocumented immigrants.

Illegal Immigration Is Changing. Border Security Is Still Catching Up NBC 10/17/16

Immigration News Update 10-17-16

Tech entrepreneurs are 'deeply offended' by Theresa May's 'Hard Brexit' stance on immigration Business Insider 10/17/16

Entrepreneurs in the tech and finance sectors consider moving out of London if May's hardline immigration reforms come to pass.

Register to Vote in Person on October 15!

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Immigration News Update 10-13-16

Another Dreamer Sues In Federal Court To Help Millions Get Expanded Immigration Relief Huffington Post 10/12/16

José Lopez has sued against the Texas DAPA/DACA injunction in Illinois, in an attempt to set a precedent that would overturn the injunction.

Immigration News Update 10-12-16

DIVIDED AMERICA: The Evolving Face of US Immigration ABC 10/12/16

Chinese and Indian immigrants are benefiting the U.S. economy in new ways - but Mexican and Latin American counterparts do so as well.

Upcoming Conference on IIRIRA and AEDPA

The NYIC is proud to bring you an important conference on October 25, 2016:

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.

Immigration News Update 10-11-16

Amid debate, all 2016 American Nobel laureates are immigrants The Hill 10/10/16

All six American Nobel Laureates announced thus far are immigrants, including Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, in Chemistry, and Duncan Haldane, in Physics.

Meet the Second Cohort of New American Youth Leadership Corps!

Last week 22 New York City high school students from across the five boroughs graduated from the second cohort of the New American Youth Leadership Corps (NAYLC), an initiative run by the New York Immigration Coalition and supported with funding from 


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. 

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Trump's Immigration Plan Could Undermine Promise To Boost Economy NPR 12/20/16

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Check out press coverage of yesterday's March for Immigrant NY!

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Swiss lawmakers set no caps on immigration DW 12/16/16

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Podcast: Between Fear and Hope – Young Immigrants in Post-Election America Feet in 2 Worlds 12/15/16

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The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is excited to begin our 2017 membership drive! The NYIC advocates for a strong New York State that...

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Fond memories of pre-war Aleppo remain with newly settled refugees in Hobart ABC Australia 12/13/16


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NYIC Member Highlight:

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