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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Friday, February 4, 2011

Immigrant Community Leaders, Joined by State Electeds, Kick Off One-Month Countdown to Immigrants’ Day of Action in Albany

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

"In tonight's address to the nation, President Obama made a compelling argument that reforming our immigration system is a crucial factor in growing our economy and winning the future. He convincingly articulated the need to stop deporting the talented young people who could be enriching our nation.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

"In his remarks today, the Mayor said with conviction that immigration reform 'is the single biggest step we can take' to promote innovation and economic growth. This simple truth should resonate deeply not only with immigrants but with all those who care about the future of our city and nation.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

"Today the US Senate substituted political posturing and cowardice for leadership. With an eleventh-hour chance to pass the DREAM Act, the Senate chose to scuttle the opportunity for young people to fulfill their potential and contribute fully to our country, the only place they call home.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Young People Highlight Economic Imperative for DREAM Act, Present Giant Check of $2.3 Billion Dollars to the United States of America

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

In the run-up to the anticipated vote on the DREAM Act in Congress as soon as this week, a broad coalition of New York’s civic leaders – representing immigrant, faith, education, business, and labor communiities--came together to urge its passage. .

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Media Contacts:
Thanu Yakupitiyage, New York Immigration Coalition, 413-687-5160
Joe Taranto, Office of Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, 917-535-5531
Javier Valdes, Make the Road New York, 917-679-2971

Monday, November 15, 2010
 
New York Immigration Coalition Launches “With the Stroke of a Pen”
Campaign to Stop Unjust Deportations
And Calls for the Immediate Passage of the DREAM Act
During the Lame Duck Session
 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

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