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Immigration News Update 10-4-16

The waiting game: Aboard the Mediterranean's migrant rescue boats BBC 10/4/16

A startling and important first person account of the volunteers who rescue migrants from tiny dinghies and rafts in the Mediterranean.

Immigration News Update 10-3-16

Supreme Court: No Rehearing for Obama Immigration Policy NBC 10/3/16

The Supreme Court has denied to re-hear the court case that resulted in a tie 4-4 vote, upholding the Texas court decision to block the implementation of DAPA. Article features a photo of the NYIC's rally in support of DAPA recipients.

Immigration News Update 9-30-16

California Will Keep Housing Its Detained Immigrants in For-Profit Centers Mother Jones 9/29/16

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill that would have closed private prison centers, saying it would "pretty much turn our system upside down."

How America Lets Down the Children of Immigrants Vice 9/28/16

Immigration News Update 9-29-16

Immigration's Absence from Debate Disappointed, Delighted Viewers NBC News 9/27/16

Some were happy that the Clinton-Trump debate avoided dealing with immigration; others felt that its absence skirted deeper interrogation.

Eugene Kang, Entrepreneur, Owner, Terminal Skate Shop

NYIC’s Immigrant Roots blog series features diverse immigrant New Yorkers and their life storie

Clinton v. Trump Debate Tonight!

Immigration News Update 9-26-16

Photo: Reuters

Here's where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on immigration Business Insider 9/25/16

This article breaks down where Clinton and Trump stand on key issues, including deportations, border security, and refugee resettlement.

Immigration News Update 9/23/16

I grew up in the world's biggest refugee camp – what happens when it closes? The Guardian 9/23/16 

Asad Hussein's moving and important reflection on growing up stateless as a refugee in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp.

Immigration News Update 9/22/16

U.S. to Step Up Deportations of Haitians Amid Surge at Border New York TImes 9/22/16

The U.S. has announced that it will place Haitians who arrived at the border without visas into an expedited deportation process, as the numbers of Haitians arriving without visas increases drastically.

Immigration News Update 9/21/16

Immigration Reform: Disparate Ideas, Disparate Futures New York Times 9/20/16 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/21/business/immigration-reform-disparate-...

The visions of Clinton and Trump for immigration policy hold the futures of 1/10th of the population in limbo.

Immigration News Update 9/20/16

Our Immigrants, Our Strength New York Times 9/20/16

The mayors of Paris, New York and London argue that immigrants and refugees can and should be integrated with policies including municipal IDs, supporting small business owners and providing shelter.

In a Refugee Crisis, Consider the Past

In May of 1939, the transatlantic ocean liner the St.

Immigration News Update 9/16/16

27 million potential Hispanic votes. But what will they really add up to? New York Times 9/14/16 

Immigration News Update 9-15-2016

A Migrant’s Harrowing Tale about Life in Libya Huffington Post 9/14/16

Crossing an ocean was only the end of a dangerous, arduous and painful journey from Mali to Libya for one migrant who failed to complete his migration to Europe.

Republicans Set to Battle on Legal Immigration Wall Street Journal 12/12/16

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El domingo 18 de diciembre, Día Internacional de los Migrantes, la Coalición de Inmigración de Nueva York reunirá a sus...

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Donald Trump Faces Pressure on How to Handle Young Immigrants Wall Street Journal 12/6/16

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New York Asks U.S. to Pay Trump Security Costs; Puts First Bill at $35 Million New York Times 12/5/16

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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.


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California Weighs Protections for Immigrants Threatened by Trump Policies New York Times 12/4/16

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Deluged Immigration Courts, Where Cases Stall for Years, Begin to Buckle New York Times 12/1/16

Immigration courts are so backlogged, they can't process cases. Trump's...

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