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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.

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

Thursday, July 27, 2017

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Today, Senators Lindsey Graham and Dick Durbin introduced a new version of the DREAM act, a bi-partisan bill granting legal status and a path to citizenship to undocumented immigrants who were brou

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Supreme Court announced today that it has rejected the Trump administra