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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Thursday, July 26, 2018
Immigrants Notch Victory in Court Against Trump
Today, Federal Judge Jesse Furman ruled against the Trump administration’s request to dismiss New York v. Department of Commerce, and will allow the lawsuit to move forward. The lawsuit argues that adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census violates the Constitution, which requires an actual...
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
SCOTUS Upholds Trump's Muslim Ban
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of Trump’s Muslim Ban. The decision upholds the President’s authority over national security and immigration policy overall. In his decision, Chief Justice John Roberts refused to pass judgment on the soundness of the Muslim ban or the lawfulness of...
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Friday, June 22, 2018
Immigrant Providers/Advocates Update On Migrant Child Crisis In NY
Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and service providers held a press briefing to provide updates on the thousands of migrant children separated from their parents, many of whom are here in New York. Listen to the press conference call recording here . Additionally, participants are...
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
NYIC Condemns Administration’s Shameful Ongoing Practice of Separating Families At Southern Border
The Trump administration’s decision to separate thousands of children from their parents at the southern border is the latest, and to date cruelest, step taken in its ongoing targeting of migrants fleeing violence seeking protection in the United States. The images and videos of children being held...
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Tuesday, June 12, 2018
US Blocks Victims Fleeing Domestic Violence
Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a decision in Matter of A-B, which misapplies the settled legal standard for determining when harm by non-governmental actors rises to the level of persecution. It reverses decades of findings and interpretation of domestic and international law and...
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Monday, June 11, 2018
NYIC Applauds Senators Schumer + Gillibrand’s Keep Families Together Act
The New York Immigration Coalition applauds the introduction of the Keep Families Together Act , introduced by Senator Dianne Feinstein and co-sponsored by New York Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. If passed, the Act would prevent the the Department of Homeland Security from...
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Wednesday, June 06, 2018
ACLU, Immigrants’ Rights Groups Sue Trump Administration Over Census Citizenship Question
The American Civil Liberties Union, New York Civil Liberties Union, and Arnold & Porter filed a federal lawsuit today on behalf of immigrants’ rights groups challenging the Trump administration’s plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The groups charge that Trump’s order...
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
NEW REPORT: Trump Admin Flouts Rule of Law, Falsely Uses "Gang Affiliation” to Profile Young Immigrants of Color
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and the Immigrant and Non-Citizen Rights Clinic (INRC) at the CUNY School of Law today released a new report, Swept up in the Sweep: The Impact of Gang Allegations on Immigrant New Yorkers . The report details the Trump administration’s using supposed-gang...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Nepali New Yorkers Denounce Trump’s End to TPS; Commemorate Earthquake
Late last night, the Trump Administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nepalis living in the U.S. This decision affects 8,950 people, 85% of whom live New York . The Department of Homeland Security has set a 12-month grace period; Nepali TPS holders could face deportation starting...
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Wednesday, April 25, 2018
U.S. Supreme Court Begins Hearings On Trump's Muslim Ban
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the third iteration of Trump’s Muslim Ban. Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, issued the following statement: "Trump's latest attempt to discriminate against Muslims is fundamentally anti-American, and...
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