NYIC Applauds Court Victory for DACA Recipients

February 26th, 2018

DACA recipients can renew or reapply

NEW YORK, NY - Today, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected the Trump administration’s petition to bypass the usual Court of Appeals process, maintaining the current district court injunction to continue to accept renewal applications for DACA.

In response, Steven Choi, the Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, released the following statement:

“This is a victory for DACA recipients, who have spent months in limbo.

100 + Immigrant, Civil Rights Organizations Reject Citizenship Question In 2020 CENSUS

February 21st, 2018

Send protest letter to Trump administration

NEW YORK, NY - Today, the New York Immigration Coalition – with over one hundred immigrant, labor, religious, health, education, housing, and civic groups throughout New York State signed-on – sent a letter to the Department of Commerce and the Office of Management and Budget protesting the potential inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 census questionnaire.

NYIC Slams Rep. Zeldin Bill Targeting Long Island Immigrants

February 20th, 2018

New Legislation to Revoke Naturalization for Unlawfully Racially-Profiled Immigrants

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) introduced legislation that revokes citizenship for immigrants involved in gang activity prior to or within 10 years of becoming naturalized.

BREAKING: Immigration Coalition Expresses Grave Concerns on Rounds Amendment

February 15th, 2018

Family Reunification Is The Bedrock of Stable Communities and Immigrant Integration

NEW YORK, NY – On late Wednesday night, U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Angus King (I-ME), along with more than a dozen of other Senators, introduced a bipartisan immigration amendment that will be voted on today on the floor of the Senate.

Coalition Condemns Proposed Consequences for Using Social Safety Net Supports

February 12th, 2018

Potential Federal Rules Changes Would Needlessly Hurt Immigrant Families and U.S.-Born Children

NEW YORK, NY – 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.

BREAKING: Shame On Congress For Leaving DREAMers Out of the Budget

February 9th, 2018

Burden on Congress to pass relief for DREAMers by March 5th

NEW YORK, NY – Early this morning, the Senate and House passed a two-year spending bill that boosts military and nondefense spending but excludes a DREAM Act. After last night’s brief government shutdown, Congress increased spending and raised the debt ceiling for the next two years, but woefully neglected a DREAM provision and did not include anything on immigration.