Friday, April 17, 2015
On the day that a Federal appeals court began considering whether President Obama’s executive actions can move forward, the New York Immigration Coalition announced the launch of a new training initiative around administrative relief for community-based nonprofits, government agencies, and schools. The training, which focused on how to help immigrant communities members prepare for President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, was held while the U.S.
White House Taskforce on New Americans Releases Recommendations; a Victory for Immigrant CommunitiesWednesday, April 15, 2015A Victory for Immigrant Communities, and America
White House Task Force on New Americans addresses key stakeholder recommendations, calls for proactive, innovative policies to support immigrant integration, build citizenship services and foster a welcoming atmosphere for all New Americans
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Today, the New York Immigration Coalition expressed profound disappointment that the New York State DREAM Act would be taken out of the New York State 2015-2016 budget. When reports last week indicated that the DREAM Act would be likely taken out of the budget, the NYIC advocated fervently for its inclusion in order to provide critical college tuition assistance for youth, including more than 4,000 undocumented students who graduate from New York's high schools each year.
‘Key to the City’ Initiative Marks 25,000 Immigrant New Yorkers Served; Continues to Provide Broad Immigrant Services to the CommunityMonday, March 30, 2015
Successful Initiative by Coalition, City Council, Consulates, and Partners Has Provided Thousands with Identity Documents, Workshops, and Legal Services
New York DREAMers Pledge to Hunger Strike for DREAM Act; Say “No Budget without New York State DREAM”Wednesday, March 25, 2015
(New York, NY) Today, dozens of DREAMers and advocates staged a rally in front of 250 Broadway to say that they will not accept the removal of New York State DREAM from the state budget. Among the ralliers were DREAMers who have pledged to hunger strike until the New York State DREAM is included in the budget.
Coalition’s 18th Annual “Immigrant Day of Action in Albany” Draws Hundreds of Immigrants and Advocates; Elected Officials Join to Push for NYIC State PrioritiesTuesday, March 3, 2015
Immigrants and Allies Join Push for DREAM Act, Support for Unaccompanied Minors, Immigrant Services
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Today, the New York State DREAM Act passed through the New York State Assembly for the third time in three years. The New York State DREAM Act would allow undocumented college students who meet certain criteria to be eligible for state financial aid. If enacted, New York would join California, Texas, New Mexico and Minnesota as the fifth state to offer access to financial support from public and private sources.
NYIC, Education Collaborative Testify before City Council on Need to Improve Language Access for Immigrant ParentsWednesday, February 25, 2015
Today, Kim Sykes, senior manager of education advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition, led dozens of other advocates and members of the Coalition's Ed
Coalition Launches 2015 New York City Immigrant Equality Agenda, Convenes Electeds, Advocates to Discuss "State of the Immigrant City"Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality Healthcare
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS, IMMIGRANT ADVOCATES AND PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATIONS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO INCREASE COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR RECENTLY ARRIVED CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN ON LONG ISLANDMonday, February 23, 2015
Public and Private Funding to Increase Access to Needed Services, Including Number of Attorneys Able to Handle Cases and Support Children and Families in the Communities Where They Live