CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
The following is a statement from Karen Kaminsky, deputy executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
Coalition’s Diverse Groups Lead Call for Immigration Reform at Annual Workers/Immigrants Rights Rally
2013 Fellows Face a Landscape Changed by DACA and the Prospect of Immigration Reform
(New York, NY) As the Senate Judiciary Committee went into its first day of debate on the bipartisan immigration reform bill introduced by the Senate Gang of Eight last week, lawyers and advocates from the New York Immigration Coalition hosted a briefing to discuss specific components of the proposed bill.
Immigrant, Labor, and Faith Leaders Acknowledge this Historic Step and Discuss What Comes Next in the Fight for Immigration Reform
(Washington, D.C) Early Wednesday morning, more than 2,000 New Yorkers—immigrant families and their friends and supporters; community, faith, and labor leaders—boarded 42 buses throughout the state to head to the nation’s capital. Their message was simple: the time is now for Congress to take this historic opportunity to fix our broken immigration system and provide a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Candidates Offer Pro-Immigrant Budget and Policy Campaign Promises to Compete for the Immigrant Vote
Joined by Citi Community Development, CUNY, NYC Department of Education, Public Officials, Schools, Media, and Community Groups
With state budget negotiations expected to end as early as this Friday, undocumented immigrant youth and community leaders rallied loudly outside Governor Cuomo’s office today to demand that New York State DREAM legislation be included in the final budget.
Tour Calls on Senate Gang of 8 to Introduce Meaningful Reform that Provides Real Relief to Families