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Friday, June 30, 2017

Release film 48 Hours of Resistance about the grassroots resistance at JFK in January​

New York—Last night, just hours before Trump’s Muslim and Refugee ban went into effect, The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and advocates rallied in protest at Union Square.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Holds Press Availability at 10:30am at Terminal 4 parking lot

Monday, June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court 

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The current political climate has brought fear and uncertainty to immigrant communities, leaving them vulnerable to scams

Monday, June 19, 2017

Together with Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and NYCLU

New York---As part of Immigrant Heritage Month, the New York Immigration Coalition, together with Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) announced the Times Square launch of its “This Is Our New York” (TIONY) ad campaign.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Earlier today, New Yorkers gathered at the Department of Homeland Security building in downtown New York to call attention to the millions of fathers who spent Father’s Day separated from the families due to this country’s unjust mass incarceration and immigration detention systems. The event, co-hosted by Just Leadership USA and the New York Immigration Coalition, featured speakers directly impacted by this country’s unjust incarceration and detention systems.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Initiative trains youth to mobilize communities in light of current political climate  

Friday, June 16, 2017

On Thursday night, the fifth anniversary of the creation of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would not end the program.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Earlier today agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) were at the Queens County Criminal Court House looking for at least one individual in the trafficking court: a special court for criminal defendants who are suspected of being trafficking victims. We also have credible reports that these same officers were also looking to make additional arrests in the main criminal court.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

On January 27, President Donald J. Trump signed Executive Order 13769, immediately suspending entry of citizens from seven Muslim majority countries. Confusion at the nation’s airports ensued, as well as wide-spread protests. At New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, thousands of protesters materialized spontaneously, joined by elected officials, volunteer lawyers and advocates providing assistance to many hastily detained immigrants and their families.