Cuomo Top Aide, Liberian Advocates Condemn Trump End to DED

March 29th, 2018

+ 5 Fast Facts on Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)

NEW YORK, NY - On Tuesday, March 28th, the Trump administration terminated Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) with a wind-down period of 12 months. Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) for Liberians was set to expire on this Saturday, March 31st.

NYIC Denounces Census Citizenship Question, Launches New York Counts 2020 Coalition to Ensure Fair and Accurate Census

March 27th, 2018

Calls new citizenship question on U.S. Census “toxic”

NEW YORK, NY – In response to the news that the 2020 U.S. Census will include a question about citizenship, the New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director Steven Choi issued the following statement:

“A citizenship question on the U.S. Census is toxic– for New York’s four million immigrants, but also for all New Yorkers.

Don’t Forget Immigrants in the NYS Budget

March 27th, 2018

Liberty Defense Project, adult literacy, and healthcare among key priorities for immigrant New York

NEW YORK, NY - The New York State budget is due on April 1st, and negotiations are ongoing. The budget will determine key priorities for New York’s immigrant communities, including access to healthcare, education, and legal services.

AmeriCorps Week: Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar

March 16th, 2018

NYIC VISTA Leader Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar

By Alejandra Lopez-Cuellar

I began my first year as an AmeriCorps VISTA shortly after graduating from college in the Spring of 2016. At the time, and even now, I had no idea what I wanted to do career wise.

AmeriCorps Week: Wendy Odle-Harvey

March 16th, 2018

Civic Corps Member Wendy Odle-Harvey

By Wendy Odle-Harvey

Let me start by saying, “awesome”,”amazing”,“inspiring”. Here are some of the reasons why serving as an AmeriCorps member at the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is all that and more to me.

Coalition Launches RenewNOW! Campaign Urging Community to Immediately Renew TPS & DACA

March 13th, 2018

NYIC + Legal Service Providers + Affected Individuals Hold Press Call To Announce New Resources, Encourage Renewals

NEW YORK, NY – On Tuesday, March 13th, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) held a press call with legal service providers and affected individuals to launch a new campaign– RenewNOW! Developed with service providers, RenewNOW! is a public campaign to inform and urge all Haitian, El Salvadoran TPS and DACA recipients at risk of losing their status to seek legal help immediately from I-ARC members.