Monday, May 23, 2016
(New York, NY) Following a second series of strong earthquakes in Ecuador on Wednesday, May 18th, the Ecuadorian government formally asked the United States to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ecuadorians living in the U.S while the country recovers from the series of massive earthquakes that have left over 700 people dead, thousands injured, and over 20,000 people homeless. The United States is home to more than 200,000 undocumented Ecuadorians, with about 65,000 potentially eligible Ecuadorean imm
Coalition Applauds NYS Board of Regents for Permanently Adopting Regulations Allowing DACA Recipients to Obtain Professional LicensesTuesday, May 17, 2016
Decision will Benefit Thousands of New Yorkers Now Able to Practice 57 Technical Professions
Coalition Expresses Outrage as DHS Plans for Surge of Immigration Raids Focused on Mothers and ChildrenFriday, May 13, 2016
(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition expressed outrage today as news spread that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing for a new round of nationwide immigration raids this May and June. Reuters has reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has told field offices nationwide to launch a 30-day "surge" of arrests focused on mothers and children with deportation orders.
Immigrants, Advocates, and Elected Officials Demand Enhanced Resources for Legal Services in City BudgetWednesday, May 11, 2016
New York City must strengthen expert attorneys and organizations to serve the complex legal needs of immigrant clients facing the system that exists today
Thursday, May 5, 2016
(New York, NY) Citizenship should not be a privilege limited to the only the wealthy and the highly educated. Currently, 8.8 million people are eligible to become citizens, including almost 1 million New Yorkers. The New York Immigration Coalition has worked at the forefront of the push to lower the barriers to American citizenship for years, working alongside NPNA and other member organizations.
Coalition and Partners Launch "Black Immigrant Engagement Initiative" to Support and Uplift Black Immigrant CommunitiesMonday, May 2, 2016
Partnership Will Engage Growing African, Afro-Caribbean, and Afro-Latino Immigrant Communities in New York
New American Youth Leadership Corps Fosters Leadership of Immigrant Students, Children of Immigrants in New YorkThursday, April 28, 2016
New York Immigration Coalition and Citi Community Development Invest in High School Students
Thursday, April 28, 2016
(New York, NY) On Tuesday, April 26th, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented the FY2017 executive budget for the City of New York.
New York Advocates Call for Evaluation of Board of Election Practices in Light of Massive Voter DisenfranchisementMonday, April 25, 2016
With More than 100,000 Voters Purged from Voter Rolls, Advocates Seek Accountability and Better Voter Systems
Over 700 New Yorkers Join Thousands in D.C to Rally at Supreme Court for President’s Immigration ActionMonday, April 18, 2016
Immigrants, Families, and Advocates Deliver Strong Message in Support of President’s Immigration Action