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

Newswire article
Monday, December 04, 2017
NYIC Condemns Trump Tax Bill
Late into the night on Friday, December 1st, the U.S. Senate passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Senate tax bill and the House-version now head into conference committee before landing on the President’s desk. Senate leadership attempted to use the DREAM Act as a bargaining chip, by persuading...
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, November 27, 2017
NYIC Submits FOIA For Operation Matador
The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) has filed requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and New York Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) to multiple federal and state agencies for documents relating to Operation Matador, an ICE program that partners with federal and local law...
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, November 20, 2017
Trump Administration Ends TPS for 50,000 Haitians
This evening, the Trump Administration terminated Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians living in the U.S. This decision affects 50,000 people, including approximately 5,200 individuals in New York. The Administration has granted an 18 month grace period for this decision to take effect,...
Read more
Newswire article
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Breaking: NYIC + Allies Reverse USCIS Decision To Reject DACA Apps
Last night, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reversed its prior decision and agreed to allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients whose applications were mailed on time but not delivered to USCIS until after the October 5th Deadline, to re-file with proof of their...
Read more
Newswire article
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Trump Administration Ends TPS for 2,500 Nicaraguans; Leaves 57,000 Hondurans in Limbo
Last night the Trump Administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans living in the U.S. The decision will affect 2,500 people. The administration has delayed making a decision on Hondurans with TPS, leaving 57,000 people in limbo. Temporary Protected Status is a designation...
Read more
Newswire article
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5 Fast Facts on Federal Immigration Jails
While the Trump administration tries (and fails) to ban certain Muslims from entering the US, the government is actively working at home to lock-up the immigrants already here. In the last 9 months, ICE has arrested nearly 100,000 people suspected of being deportable from the United States: a 43%...
Read more
Newswire article
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
NYIC Responds to TRO on Trump's Muslim Ban
In response to breaking news that a federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order on the Trump administration's renewed ban on travel from Muslim majority nations, the New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director, Steve Choi, issued the following statement: "A federal judge just...
Read more
Newswire article
Monday, September 25, 2017
NYIC Condemns Trump's Muslim Ban 3.0
The Trump Administration announced a proclamation Sunday to amend the existing Muslim ban with a wholesale ban on emigration and restricted travel from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, and Yemen. The proclamation also restricts travel from three additional countries: Venezuela, Chad, and North Korea...
Read more

Pages