CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Last Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and members of New York City Council announced an early agreement for an on-time City budget for Fiscal Year 2016.
Government, Nonprofits, Community Leaders Praise Federal Authorities for Designation Allowing Nepali Immigrants to Stay in Country As Country Rebuilds
The New York Immigration Coalition today applauded the decision by U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to designate Nepal for Temporary Protected Status.
Coalition’s Education Collaborative Releases Key Survey Findings, Calls on Department of Education to Take Immediate Action
Benefits of DACA Demonstrate Potential of Broader Immigration Relief
Today marks the one month anniversary since the Nepal government formally requested that the United States designate their country for Temporary Protected Status (TPS). It has been nearly six weeks since the first in a series of violent earthquakes and aftershocks destroyed much of the infrastructure in Nepal.
New Campaign Will Focus On Education and Empowerment to Engage All Communities
Key items include funding a comprehensive response to administrative relief, protecting and expanding resources for adult education, investing in a stronger workforce, and ensuring safe and affordable housing, among others
Today, a group of Long Island constituents, including advocates, members of the business community, educators, and concerned citizens, joined a “Day of Action” to urge Long Island legislators to pass legislation to provide $11.5 million in funding for districts who have seen increased immigrant enrollment.
On Tuesday evening, at the elegant Capitale venue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, three hundred individuals representing community organizations, labor groups, faith organizations, businesses, and government gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of the New York Immigration Coalition at its 2015 Gala.