New York Elected Officials and Advocates Call on City to Pass Bill to Combat Fraudulent Immigration Services

November 17th, 2016

In Post-Election Climate, Unscrupulous Legal Providers May Prey on Immigrant Fears

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Members Daniel Dromm, Carlos Menchaca, and Rafael Espinal joined New York Immigration Coalition and community advocates in a press conference, ahead of a joint hearing by the New York City Council Committees on Consumer Affairs and Immigration, to discuss the urgent need for Intro.

Coalition Responds to Election Results; Calls on President-Elect Trump to Abandon Anti-Immigrant Hate Speech and Treat Immigrants with Respect

November 9th, 2016

In the early morning of Wednesday, November 9th, it became official: Donald Trump was elected the next President of the United States. The shocking results speak towards a country divided on issues from immigration to the economy, and in the next few months and over the next four years, much will have to be done to heal these divisions.

Immigrants Vote! Campaign Registers 8,000 Immigrant New Yorkers, Plans Outreach to 45,000 More

November 4th, 2016

With the general election quickly approaching, the New York Immigration Coalition’s ongoing Immigrants Vote! Campaign (IVC) is working to encourage voters and potential voters to head to the ballot this coming Tuesday. The campaign is led by ten organizations in New York City and State that have been working to “Get Out the Vote” through targeted community outreach such as phone-banking, door knocking, and canvassing.