CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Partisan Politics Rears its Ugly Head
The following is a statement from Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
NYIC says it’s past time to stop criminalizing immigrants and embrace real reforms
The Board of Directors of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Choi as executive director, effective June 24, 2013. He succeeds Chung-Wha Hong, who has been at the NYIC for twelve years, the past eight as executive director.
Today, on the steps of City Hall in New York City, New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a statewide coalition of 150 business, labor, faith and grassroots organizations coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition, held a press conference to launch ‘Remember November,’ a series of actions in the next phase to pass immigration reform. The campaign was joined by Congressman José Serrano, a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and longstanding advocate for immigration reform.
On the heels of the immigration bill winning bipartisan support by Senate Judiciary Committee, immigrant groups intensify calls for reform
The following statement is from Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
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.