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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

 Tour Calls on Senate Gang of 8 to Introduce Meaningful Reform that Provides Real Relief to Families

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

 Today, New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a new statewide campaign coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition and endorsed by 130 labor, faith, grassroots and immigrant organizations from across the state, held a press briefing to highlight the key measures that must be included in the soon-to-be-introduced Senate bill to make immigration reform meaningful.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

 Pledges to Mobilize Families and Communities to Strengthen Reforms

Monday, January 28, 2013

 With momentum building for immigration reform at the White House and in Congress, New Yorkers gathered at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan to amplify the call for legislation that includes a path to citizenship for the undocumented and to announce nationwide mobilization on April 10th, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

 Survey of 62 Cases in New York Highlights Deficiencies in the Policy’s Implementation

Friday, November 9, 2012
Strong Latino, Asian and Immigrant Turnout across Country Points to Urgency of Reform

Three days after Latinos, Asians and immigrants across the country voted in record numbers and proved to be the decisive factor in the outcome of the election, members of Congress, advocates and immigrant community members in New York came together to put immigrant families among the top priorities for Congress in 2013.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

 Immigrant Groups Gear Up for Action to Make Good on 
President’s Promise of Immigration Reform

A diverse coalition of immigrant groups across New York State vowed today to hold the President and Congress accountable for turning promise into reality, words into action, and a broken system into one that keeps families together, strengthens our economy, and upholds our values as a nation.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Tomorrow, immigrant advocate groups and 11 members of Congress called for an independent investigation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) into reports of racial profiling and other questionable practices by Border Patrol agents. Congress members Yvette Clarke, Charles Rangel and Maurice Hinchey signed onto the request for an investigation.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

On late Wednesday morning, over a thousand young people and their families made their way toward St. Mary’s Church on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), the New York State Immigrant Action Fund (NYSIAF), and the New York State Youth Leadership Council (NYSYLC) set up a day-long orientation workshop and free legal clinic for potential applicants of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) new deferred action policy.

Friday, August 3, 2012

The Department of Homeland Security today provided additional information on the deferred action for young people process in preparation for the August 15 implementation date. The New York Immigration Coalition will host a press conference and an orientation for potential applicants on August 15, 2012. Details forthcoming.


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