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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

In the wake of New York’s first Ebola diagnosis, the New York Immigration Coalition is alarmed by reports of harassment and hate crimes directed at members of West African communities, including the bullying and attacks on two recently-arrived Senegalese teenagers in Staten Island on Friday of last week.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

On Thursday morning, over a dozen community members and advocates, including faith leaders, civil rights activists, and immigrant community members, formed a united front at the Westchester Hispanic Coalition against the anti-immigrant political climate targeting Westchester and Lower Hudson Valley’s immigrant population.

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.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

“New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform” Urge President Obama to Take Immediate Executive Action, Provide Administrative Relief for Immigrants

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