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Friday, November 20, 2015

 Affected New Yorkers Call on Supreme Court to Take Up Immigration Relief Lawsuit Immediately, Finally Give Millions of Families the Right to Stay Together

Friday, November 20, 2015
(New York, NY) Yesterday, Congress passed legislation requiring impractical and unnecessary burdens and red tape to an already onerous refugee resettlement process. The preposterous screening requirements that the bill calls for includes a personal sign-off  on every single individual refugee from Syria and Iraq from three people - the Secretary of Homeland Security, the head of the FBI, and the director of national intelligence - affirming that these individuals are not a threat.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

(New York, NY) In a matter of days after the horrific attacks in Paris that claimed the lives of 129 innocent individuals, governors from at least twenty-eight states have made statements saying that they will not accept or welcome Syrian refugees, and Congressional representatives are proposing legislation to halt the flow of refugees to the United States.

The following is a statement from Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

 Coalition Calls on Supreme Court to Take Up Immigration Relief 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

  While Families Fast for Immigration Relief at 5th Circuit Court, New York City, Advocates, and Electeds Echo Need for Immediate Action

Thursday, October 8, 2015
(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) applauds the release of the recommendations from the Mayor’s Immigrant Health Task Force to improve the availability of information and the quality of health services for New York City immigrant populati
Monday, October 5, 2015

Successful Initiative by Coalition Receives Expanded Investment by City Council to Provide Full Immigration Services from New York Legal Assistance Group

Thursday, September 24, 2015

 Pope’s Message of Compassion and Acceptance Speaks to the Need to Welcome Immigrants

(Washington D.C) This morning in an address to the United States Congress, Pope Francis appealed to Congress to respond to immigrants with humanity and compassion. In his speech he states,

Thursday, September 3, 2015

 Nearly Two Hundred Immigrants, Allies & Stakeholders to Tackle Critical Issues to Westchester’s Immigrant Population