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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Community members, immigration activists and clergy marched to the Buffalo ICE field office this morning to show support for Aida Ramirez Arellano, a mother of two us citizen children who was detained and placed into deportation proceedings as part of the mass workplace raid of 4 mexican restaurants last week. Aida is currently on an ankle monitor, and has appointments with ICE while she fights her deportation case. “When ICE came they took my children away from me and gave them to a foster family. I thought I would never be able to see them again,” said Aida Ramirez Arellano.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

On Tuesday, October 25th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would extend the designation of temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal by a period of 18 months from December

Monday, October 3, 2016

The New York Immigration Coalition joined advocates across the country in expressing frustration at the U.S Supreme Court’s announcement that it will not rehear the case involving President Obama’s executive actions on immigration that would grant administrative relief to approximately 5 million undocumented immigrants.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

At P.S. 24 in Sunset Park on Saturday, September 24th, hundreds of immigrant community members lined up to apply for consular identification cards and passports, receive free immigration legal assistance, and access a full range of social, educational, health, and financial workshops and services.

Thursday, September 22, 2016


Enforcement Heavy Response Ignores Plight of Migrants, Directly Contradicts Commitments to Protect Migrants on Week of UN Summit

Saturday, September 17, 2016
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

According to USCIS 

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Thursday, September 1, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016

(New York, NY) This evening, close to one hundred New Yorkers, including members of black and immigrant communities, convened at Foley Square to launch the New York Immigration Coalition’s Immigrants Vote!

Thursday, June 30, 2016

(New York, NY) On Thursday, June 30th, a group of immigration advocates and media partners held a town hall to provide community members with information about the Supreme Court ruling on Administrative Relief.