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 23, 2014
Westchester, Lower Hudson Valley Communities Decry Hostile Anti-Immigrant Political Climate, Call for UnityThursday, 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.
Coalition Begins New Season of ‘Key to the City’ Events; Broad Legal Service Support for All Immigrants Including Recently Arrived Migrant ChildrenMonday, September 29, 2014
(New York, NY) At PS24 in Sunset Park on Sunday, close to three hundred immigrant community members lined up to apply for consular identification cards and passports and receive a range of services.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition expressed concern and outrage at the series of anti-Islam advertisements due to appear on 100 city buses in New York City. The ad campaign, which is scheduled to run for four weeks, was paid for by the "American Freedom Defense Initiative". The NYIC stands with our member groups representing Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities to say that we will not tolerate hate and bigotry.
The following is a statement from Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
On National Voter Registration Day, Coalition's Immigrants Vote! Campaign Mobilize Immigrant Voters With Administrative Relief in MindTuesday, September 23, 2014
“Big, Bold Relief Starts With Our Votes” Says Immigrant Advocates
Friday, September 19, 2014
Significant New Benefits Available for All New Yorkers & Immigrant Residents
New York State’s Office for New Americans Showcases Comprehensive Initiative to Combat Fraud Against Immigrants Across New York StateThursday, September 18, 2014
Anti-fraud Efforts Complement New Legislation signed by Governor Cuomo to protect immigrants
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Announcement comes two-days after meeting with immigrant families and advocates in Detroit
New York Launches “Cities for Citizenship” Initiative and National Report on Naturalization, Revealing Billions Gained by Immigrant Naturalization in New YorkTuesday, September 16, 2014
Data Reveals Naturalizing Only Half of Eligible Americans Would Lead to Multibillion-dollar gains in Largest Cities