New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform to Senate Gang of Eight: Make Reform Real, with Direct Path to Citizenship, Family Unity, Due Process, and Worker RightsWednesday, February 20, 2013
Today, New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a new statewide campaign coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition and endorsed by 130 labor, faith, grassroots and immigrant organizations from across the state, held a press briefing to highlight the key measures that must be included in the soon-to-be-introduced Senate bill to make immigration reform meaningful.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The following statement is from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
New York Must Address Eligibility, Documentation, Outreach, and Oversight Barriers to Ensure Access to Health Care for Immigrant New Yorkers
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Pledges to Mobilize Families and Communities to Strengthen Reforms
New Yorkers Kick Off Campaign and Join Nationwide Mobilization as Senate Releases Immigration Blueprint; President Gives Major Speech on Immigration TomorrowMonday, January 28, 2013
With momentum building for immigration reform at the White House and in Congress, New Yorkers gathered at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan to amplify the call for legislation that includes a path to citizenship for the undocumented and to announce nationwide mobilization on April 10th, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Immigrant Advocates Applaud Introduction of New York State DREAM Bill: Urge Support from Governor and Senate LeadershipWednesday, January 16, 2013
The following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of The New York Immigration Coalition:
NYIC and NYCLA Release “Prosecutorial Indiscretion: How the Prosecutorial Discretion Policy Failed to Keep its Promise”Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Survey of 62 Cases in New York Highlights Deficiencies in the Policy’s Implementation
New York Members of Congress and Immigrant Rights Groups Celebrate Power of Immigrant and Latino VoteFriday, November 9, 2012
Strong Latino, Asian and Immigrant Turnout across Country Points to Urgency of Reform
Three days after Latinos, Asians and immigrants across the country voted in record numbers and proved to be the decisive factor in the outcome of the election, members of Congress, advocates and immigrant community members in New York came together to put immigrant families among the top priorities for Congress in 2013.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Immigrant Groups Gear Up for Action to Make Good on President’s Promise of Immigration Reform
A diverse coalition of immigrant groups across New York State vowed today to hold the President and Congress accountable for turning promise into reality, words into action, and a broken system into one that keeps families together, strengthens our economy, and upholds our values as a nation.
Monday, November 5, 2012
In response to advocacy by a diverse coalition of groups, Governor Cuomo announced late this afternoon that all New Yorkers would be able to vote by paper ballot (known as an affidavit ballot) at any polling place in the state, and that all such ballots would be counted.