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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"

Monday, August 7, 2017

The County of Board Legislators voted in favor today of passing an act that protects residents' confidential information, regardless of immigration status, and prevents limited county resources from being used for immigration enforcement. 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

The New York Immigration Coalition, its members, faith leaders and community members rallied Wednesday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Penn Yan to demand a timely investigation after a trooper violated a policy that prohibits state police from acting as immigration authorities.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Donald Trump, Senators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) announced a new version of a bill today that would restrict lega

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Senate rejected a new, scaled-down Republican plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act early Friday morning.

Claudia Calhoon, Director of Health Policy at the New York Immigration Coalition, responds: