The New York Immigration Coalition

The New York Immigration Coalition aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all.  The NYIC promotes immigrants’ full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.

Releases by this organization

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Immigrant Plaintiffs Claim Victory In Census Question
Today, Judge Jesse Furman in the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit New York State et al. v the Department of Commerce, blocking the Trump administration’s reckless attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. The ruling stated that Secretary...
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Friday, December 21, 2018
NY Projected To Lose The Most Congressional Seats In 2020
Yesterday, Election Data Services released its 2018 Appointment Study , finding that New York could lose two congressional seats based on projected Census data in 2020. According to the study, “all the projection methods indicate New York will lose two congressional districts in 2020”, marginally...
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Friday, December 21, 2018
Immigrant Advocates Criticize New "Waiting" Policy In Mexico For Asylum Seekers
Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new policy with the Mexican government that will force asylum seekers who enter the United States at the U.S. Southern Border to stay in Mexico and wait while their claims are processed, possibly for months or years. Steven Choi, Executive...
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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Thank You Sen. Schumer for Refusing to Fund Trump’s Border Wall
On Tuesday , U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) met with President Trump, and refused a deal that would provide funding for a wall along the U.S Southern border. President Trump is threatening to shutdown the government if Congress doesn’...
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Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Immigrant + Community Advocates Rally at Close of Census Trial
Tuesday, November 27th, Judge Jesse Furman in the Southern District of New York will hear closing arguments in the lawsuit New York State et al. v the Department of Commerce. The suit has been consolidated with New York Immigration Coalition v. the Department of Commerce, which argues that the...
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Monday, November 26, 2018
Trump Unleashes Tear Gas On Innocent Children
Yesterday , as the migrant caravan peacefully approached the United States southern border, United States Customs and Border Protection shutdown border crossing and fired tear gas on hundreds of migrant families attempting to seek asylum. Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration...
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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Trump True Intentions to Use Census to Round Up Immigrants
As part of discovery in the California case over the citizenship census question, Trump administration officials suggested they would lift protections that keep census responses confidential and share those responses with law enforcement and national security agencies. Steven Choi, Executive...
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Friday, November 09, 2018
Advocates Slam Trump’s Proclamation To Block Asylum Seekers
Today, President Trump signed a proclamation denying migrants from claiming asylum between ports of entry at the United States Southern border. Yesterday, DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen and Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker announced an interim final rule , setting the stage for these...
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Monday, November 05, 2018
Census Citizenship Trial Opens, Immigrant New Yorkers Rally
Today marks the start of a major federal trial over the Trump administration’s attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Immigrant New Yorkers and advocates held a press conference and rally immediately prior to the opening of the trial to demand a fair and accurate count of their...
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Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Trump Attempts to End Birthright Citizenship Through Executive Order
Today, President Trump revealed his plan to issue an executive order, attempting to end birthright citizenship of children born to undocumented parents in the United States. The 14th amendment of the Constitution grants citizenship to anyone born on U.S. soil. The Constitution can only be amended...
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