CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
“A Budget for the City of Immigrants” Highlights Top Budget Priorities for Immigrant NYC Residents
(New York, NY) evening, at the elegant Capitale venue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, four hundred individuals represent
(New York, NY) Following a second series of strong earthquakes in Ecuador on Wednesday, May 18th, the Ecuadorian government formally asked the United States to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ecuadorians living in the U.S while the country recovers from the series of massive earthquakes that have left over 700 people dead, thousands injured, and over 20,000 people homeless. The United States is home to more than 200,000 undocumented Ecuadorians, with about 65,000 potentially eligible Ecuadorean imm
Decision will Benefit Thousands of New Yorkers Now Able to Practice 57 Technical Professions
(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition expressed outrage today as news spread that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing for a new round of nationwide immigration raids this May and June. Reuters has reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has told field offices nationwide to launch a 30-day "surge" of arrests focused on mothers and children with deportation orders.
New York City must strengthen expert attorneys and organizations to serve the complex legal needs of immigrant clients facing the system that exists today
(New York, NY) Citizenship should not be a privilege limited to the only the wealthy and the highly educated. Currently, 8.8 million people are eligible to become citizens, including almost 1 million New Yorkers. The New York Immigration Coalition has worked at the forefront of the push to lower the barriers to American citizenship for years, working alongside NPNA and other member organizations.
Partnership Will Engage Growing African, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latino Immigrant Communities in New York
(New York, NY) On Tuesday, April 26th, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented the FY2017 executive budget for the City of New York.
New York Immigration Coalition and Citi Community Development Invest in High School Students