NY Projected To Lose The Most Congressional Seats In 2020

December 21st, 2018

Advocates demand $40M for state Census outreach to combat loss

NEW YORK, NY - Yesterday, Election Data Services released its 2018 Appointment Study, finding that New York could lose two congressional seats based on projected Census data in 2020.

According to the study, “all the projection methods indicate New York will lose two congressional districts in 2020”, marginally missing to keep the second seat by as close as 19,648 people.

The #WomensWave is Coming to NYC

December 19th, 2018

Women’s March NYC + the New York Immigration Coalition to co-host Women’s March in New York City on January 19, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - Just weeks after a historic number of women are sworn in as members of Congress, tens of thousands of New Yorkers will take to the streets as part of the third annual National Women’s March.

Cuomo: Immigrant New Yorkers Need More

December 17th, 2018

Immigrant advocates call for an aggressive agenda for equity and protection

NEW YORK, NY - Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced increased programs through the Office of New Americans (ONA) before his third term agenda speech. This includes establishing Opportunity Centers in the North Country and the Southern Tier, hiring 20 immigration attorneys to provide free services to immigrants that need assistance, and partnering with Cell-Ed to provide virtual English language courses.

Thank You Sen. Schumer for Refusing to Fund Trump’s Border Wall

December 13th, 2018

Immigrant advocates condemn waste of tax dollars on ridiculous wall

NEW YORK, NY - On Tuesday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and incoming House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) met with President Trump, and refused a deal that would provide funding for a wall along the U.S Southern border.

2019 Leg Agenda: NYS Must Protect Immigrants At All Costs

December 5th, 2018

Advocates ramp up efforts to expand driver’s license access
+ Double funding for Liberty Defense Project, $40M for local 2020 Census outreach, $532M for state-funded Essential Plan, $15.3M for Adult Literacy Education

NEW YORK, NY – In the upcoming 2019 legislative session, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) will be pushing an aggressive agenda to invest in and protect the state’s 4.4 million immigrants.

Westchester Leaders + Law Enforcement: ‘Expand Driver’s Licenses for All New Yorkers’

December 4th, 2018

County Executive George Latimer, State Senator Shelley Mayer, and immigrant advocates hold community forum

WESTCHESTER, NY - Monday, December 3rd, members of the Green Light NY campaign, including the New York Immigration Coalition, Immigrant Action, Neighbors Link, and Indivisible Westchester, held a community forum with State Senator Shelley Mayer in support of legislation to expand access to driver’s licenses for all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status.