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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition expressed concern and outrage at the series of anti-Islam advertisements due to appear on 100 city buses in New York City. The ad campaign, which is scheduled to run for four weeks, was paid for by the "American Freedom Defense Initiative". The NYIC stands with our member groups representing Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities to say that we will not tolerate hate and bigotry.

The following is a statement from Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Friday, September 19, 2014

Significant New Benefits Available for All New Yorkers & Immigrant Residents 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Announcement comes two-days after meeting with immigrant families and advocates in Detroit

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Anti-fraud Efforts Complement New Legislation signed by Governor Cuomo to protect immigrants

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Data Reveals Naturalizing Only Half of Eligible Americans Would Lead to Multibillion-dollar gains in Largest Cities

Monday, September 15, 2014

 Millions of Dollars Available To Compensate Former Clients of Shuttered NYC Immigration Services Organizations

This morning the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York immigration Coalition (NYIC) held a briefing to build awareness among immigrant communities for a restitution fund established by New York State. NYLAG is administering the fund.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

On a telephonic press conference this afternoon, members of "New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" (NYRIR), a campaign coordinated by the the New York Immigration Coalition denounced President Obama's delay of executive action on immigration, and discussed plans to respond on behalf of immigrant families and communities in New York.

Saturday, September 6, 2014
 Puts Politics Over Families, Devastating Immigrant Communities

Today, White House officials informed lawmakers and advocates that President Obama will delay executive action on immigration until after midterm elections, a decision that has caused outrage among immigrant communities and advocates. The decision is a complete reversal of President Obama’s remarks on June 30th where he pledged to take action by the end of the summer.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Multi-Lingual Voter Rights Cards Released for Non-English Native Voters


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