After casting their 29 electoral college votes for Secretary of State Hillary Clinton earlier today, the members of the New York Electoral College, including President Bill Clinton and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, made another profound statement in support of immigrant New York.
Withstanding Rain, Thousands March and Rally to Support Immigrant New York on International Migrants Day
A Month before the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, New Yorkers, including Elected Officials, Advocates, and Community Members, Pledge to Protect Immigrants from Anti-Immigrant Policies
On Sunday, December 18th, withstanding rain, thousands of New Yorkers came out on globally recognized International Migrants Day to attend “The March for Immigrant New York”. Organized by the New York Immigration Coalition and sponsored by 85 organizations representing immigrant rights and advocacy, legal services, labor, faith, civil rights, LGBTQI, women’s rights, and anti-violence groups, today’s march brought together New Yorkers to send a clear message to President-elect Trump and his administration that immigrant communities are here to stay.
Coalition and Elected Officials Announce “The March for Immigrant NY” Planned for Sunday, International Migrants Day
New York’s Organizations, Immigrants, and Elected Officials Send Clear Message of Defiance to President-Elect
(New York, NY) Flanked by elected officials, community based organizations and immigrants and refugees, the Coalition announced today “The March for Immigrant NY,” happening this Sunday, December 18, International Migrants Day.
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With six weeks before the inauguration of President-elect Trump, we are mobilizing our communities for the fight ahead. Now more than ever, we are determined to defend and protect our immigrant communities.