Advocates and Legal Experts Discuss NYS Board of Regents Proposal to Remove Obstacles to Licenses for Non-Citizens; Express Support for DecisionTuesday, March 8, 2016
(New York, NY) At a media briefing today, advocates from CUNY Law, its Center on Latino/a Rights and Equality (CLORE), LatinoJusticePRLDEF, and the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) discussed the View All Press ReleasesThursday, February 25, 2016
Board’s decision includes DACA students and opens the door for licensure for a range of professionsTuesday, February 23, 2016
On National Day of Action against Immigration Raids, Dozens of Immigrants and Advocates Hold Tombstones Representing Deportees Murdered in Home Countries, Demands the White House to Stop DeportationsThursday, February 11, 2016
(New York, NY) Today, New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her annual State of the City address.
Coalition Launches 2016 Immigrant Opportunity Agenda for New York City, Convenes Electeds and Advocates to Discuss Opportunities and Challenges for ImmigrantsWednesday, February 10, 2016
Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality HealthcareWednesday, February 3, 2016
(New York, NY) Today, Governor Cuomo nominated Rossana Rosado as New York Secretary of State. Rossana Rosado, the former editor of El Diario La Prensa for nearly twenty years, will replace Secretary of State Cesar Perales who is set to retire.
Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers Task Force Issues Comprehensive Guide to Help Government Offices and Law Enforcement Agencies Crack Down on Immigration Assistance FraudWednesday, February 3, 2016
(New York, NY) The Protecting Immigrant New Yorkers (PINY) Task Force issued today a comprehensive guide for New
Coalition Announces 2016 State Advocacy Priorities, Outlines Key Legislative Issues at Albany Leaders SummitTuesday, January 26, 2016
(New York, NY) At the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany, the New York Immigration Coalition held its 19th aMonday, January 25, 2016
(New York, NY) In Governor Cuomo’s 2016-2017 Executive Budget, funding for adult literacy education was included at $6.3 million, an amount that has remained flat for the past three years despite the fact that this amount is significantly short of meeting the needs of nearly 3.5 million adult New Yorkers who lack English proficiency, a high school diploma or both.
Coalition Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Hear Case on Immigration Actions, Expects Ruling by JuneTuesday, January 19, 2016
(New York, NY) Today the United States Supreme Court decided to hear the case on immigration relief. The court could decide on the merits of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration as early as April and will be decided upon by late June of this year.