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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

 For Immediate Release

Monday, September 25, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

 Yesterday, the Trump administration terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Sudanese people. TPS is a designation given to nationals of countries experiencing humanitarian crises, such as environmental disasters or epidemics, which prevent nationals from returning safely.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Today, Governor Cuomo issued an executive order that prohibits state agencies and officers from inquiring about or disclosing an individual's immigration status. 

Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition responds:

Friday, September 15, 2017

September 25th Statewide Day of Action

Today, The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) together with Immigrant Justice Corps, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), the Community Justice Clinic at the UB School of Law,  and the New York City Council announced the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative (Immigrant ARC) legal defense action plan for Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

 Yesterday, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) led a 4,000-person rally at Foley Square where 13 people were arrested in a civil disobedience at the Manhattan entrance of the Brooklyn Bridge. Thousands of New Yorkers held “I pledge to protect immigrant New York” signs and chanted “immigrants are welcome here”, sending a direct message to the Administration that immigrants are here to stay.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
The Trump administration announced today that it will phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) progr
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Arizona Tuesday night where he defended his response to Charlottesville, hinted that he plans to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and threatened to shut down the government over funding for a Mexican border wall.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Vow to reverse in over-ride vote and put Westchester on the "right side of history"