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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Friday, March 23, 2018
The NYIC Slams Trump For Signing Omnibus Spending Bill; Bill Omits Dreamers + Funds Border Wall
On Friday , President Trump signed the omnibus spending bill, which did not include a DREAM Act, but includes $1.6 billion for the border wall, funding for 40,500 detention beds, and funding to hire 65 DHS investigation agents, 100 immigration judges and 60 ICE attorneys. In response, Steven Choi,...
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Monday, March 05, 2018
Dreamers + Advocates Fight Back Against Trump’s March 5th “Deadline"
Today, March 5th marks President’s Trump’s stated deadline to pass a DREAM Act, and Congress– failing to do so in the last six months– now leaves 800,000 young people in limbo. Since Trump first announced the deadline six months ago, more than 15,000 individuals have lost their DACA status at a...
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Thursday, February 22, 2018
Coalition, Legal Aid Society Release Groundbreaking New Study on Immigrant Access to Legal Services in NY
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), together with the Legal Aid Society and the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative (I-ARC) released a 2018 update on the groundbreaking report No Safe Harbor: Challenges in Obtaining Immigration Legal Services in New York. No Safe Harbor is the only...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
NYIC Releases City Legislative Priorities for 2018: “Protect & Invest” In New York’s Immigrants
This morning, the New York Immigration Coalition hosted its annual City Legislative Breakfast– an in-depth, comprehensive event highlighting key issues to ensure the success of New York City’s immigrant communities in the upcoming year. In light of federal attacks against immigrant communities and...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
5 Fast Facts on Black Immigrants For Black History Month
For Black History Month, the New York Immigration Coalition is highlighting the unique issues facing the black immigrant community in America– often overlooked and unseen, even as they have quadrupled from 800,000 to 3.8 million over the last four decades. President Trump has made repeated remarks...
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Monday, February 12, 2018
Coalition Condemns Proposed Consequences for Using Social Safety Net Supports
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering new rules that, if enacted, could force many immigrant families to choose between critical health, food, and education programs and the opportunity to apply for a green card. A leaked draft of DHS’s plans shows that the Trump Administration...
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Friday, February 09, 2018
Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir and Community Organizations File First Amendment Lawsuit Challenging the Targeting of Immigrant Rights Activists
Immigrant rights leader Ravi Ragbir, together with the New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City, CASA de Maryland, Detention Watch Network, the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, and the New York Immigration Coalition, filed suit ( Ragbir v. Homan ) in federal district...
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Trump’s SOTU Criminalizes Immigrants, Offers Unacceptable “Compromise”
In the hours before President Trump’s first State of the Union address, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) hosted a phone bank to push New York voters to pressure Senator Charles Schumer to include a clean DREAM Act in the federal budget. During his address, Trump proposed a “bipartisan”...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
DREAMers + Allies Rally at Schumer’s Office; Demand a Clean DREAM Act in the Federal Budget
On Wednesday, January 10th, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and allies joined DREAMers to rally at New York Senator Charles Schumer’s midtown offices, demanding that he include a clean DREAM Act in the federal budget. Co-sponsors included the Asian American Federation, Arab American...
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
Breaking: Immigrant Rights Leader Ravi Ragbir Detained At Immigration Check-In
What: Emergency rally in support of Ravi Ragbir, Executive Director of New Sanctuary Coalition of New York City Who: Community members, faith leaders, elected officials, legal advocates Where: Foley Square, New York, NY, near 26 Federal Plaza When: NOW New York, NY: Nationally recognized immigrant...
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