“New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform” Denounce President’s Executive Action Delay; Discuss Plans to RespondWednesday, September 10, 2014
On a telephonic press conference this afternoon, members of "New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" (NYRIR), a campaign coordinated by the the New York Immigration Coalition denounced President Obama's delay of executive action on immigration, and discussed plans to respond on behalf of immigrant families and communities in New York.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Puts Politics Over Families, Devastating Immigrant Communities
Today, White House officials informed lawmakers and advocates that President Obama will delay executive action on immigration until after midterm elections, a decision that has caused outrage among immigrant communities and advocates. The decision is a complete reversal of President Obama’s remarks on June 30th where he pledged to take action by the end of the summer.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Multi-Lingual Voter Rights Cards Released for Non-English Native Voters
Hundreds of New Yorkers Moved to Tears at Immigration Town Hall, Say to President Obama “We Are All In For Relief”Tuesday, August 26, 2014
“New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform” Urge President Obama to Take Immediate Executive Action, Provide Administrative Relief for Immigrants
Thursday, August 14, 2014
(New York, NY) Today, New York State released test scores on English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics for students in Grades 3 through 8 for the past school year, showing once again that English Language Learners (ELLs) are lagging far behind. Statewide, only 2.6% of ELLs reached proficiency levels in English Language Arts, and only 11% attained proficiency in Mathematics.
Councilmember Carlos Menchaca and Coalition Advocates Discuss Expanded Resources for Immigrants in City Council BudgetTuesday, July 1, 2014
Coalition Applauds Critically-Needed Resources for New York's Communities; Discusses Impact of NYC City Council’s FY15 Budget
Coalition, Partners Announce Effort to Coordinate Services and Support for Migrant Children in New YorkWednesday, July 23, 2014
New York Immigration Coalition, Service Providers, and Government Officials Discuss Collaborative Strategy to Meet Needs of Unaccompanied Children
As Congress Stalls on Sensible Immigration Reform, Local Advocates and Leaders Attend White House Convening on Immigrant Integration PolicyWednesday, July 16, 2014
“New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform” Campaign Calls on White House to Issue Bold & Broad Administrative ReliefMonday, July 14, 2014
Campaign Calls on President to Make Good on His Remarks to Take Executive Action to End Deportations, Provide Affirmative Relief
At Battery Park this morning, with the Statue of Liberty in the background, dozens of New Yorkers gathered to announce the next phase of the New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform Campaign, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition. New York leaders, advocates, and affected individuals gathered to call on President Obama to make good on his remarks to take executive action in his June 30th speech.