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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Friday, December 22, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – In response to today’s 

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Beginning yesterday

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) traveled to Washington D.C. to rally on the steps of Capitol Hill and to lobby representatives from the New York Congressional delegation, urging them to pass a clean DREAM Act before the budget. At that time, the NYIC and advocacy partners staged a sit-in at the various congressional office as an act of civil disobedience. Afterwards, the activists and advocates met with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to discuss next steps.
 
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This evening, New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) staff, members, and New York DREAMers were arrested during a demonstration of civil disobedience at the congressional offices of the United States Senate in Washington D.C. NYIC staff members Murad Awawdeh, Vice President of Advocacy, and Carlene Pinto, Manager of Member Engagement NYC, were among those arrested.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) was invited to give testimony at the New York State Assembly’s first 

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017
NEW YORK - The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), MPower Change, and Strong Economy for All held a rally in Washington Square Park on Thursday evening against the U.S. Supreme Court’s stay on the Muslim Ban and the GOP Tax Bill, while urging Congress to pass a clean DREAM Act before the budget.
 
The rally began at Washington Square Park, followed by a march to 26 Federal Plaza. Hundreds of people gathered to stand up against President Trump’s regressive policies on immigrants and working people, and to demand action.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

+ Legal Analysis Of Ban 3.0 and Future Circuit Court Decisions

Monday, December 4, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Late into the night on Friday, December 1st, the U.S. Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Senate tax bill and the House-version now head into conference committee before landing on the President’s desk.

Monday, December 4, 2017

NEW YORK, NY - In response to 

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Friday, December 1, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday November 30th, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) issued new guidelines and FAQs for re-submitting some of the previously rejected DACA renewal applications. 
 

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