ALBANY, NY - Disappointed with Governor Andrew Cuomo’s lack of budget commitment to fund health care for all New Yorkers regardless of immigration status, New York’s #Coverage4All coalition stood this morning in Albany wearing “#WhereIsCuomo” t-shirts to ask the state legislature to step up.
New York’s Largest Census Coalition Calls on NYS to Fund Census or Lose Congressional Seats and Political Power
96 orgs sign letter asking NYS to allocate $40M to avoid an undercount in the 2020 Census
NEW YORK, NY - On Friday, New York Counts 2020, a growing coalition of organizations representing a wide spectrum of diverse interests across the state united in seeking a fair and accurate count in the 2020 Census, sent a letter to the State Legislature asking each member to commit their support to allocate at least $40 million in funding for Census outreach and education in order to avoid an undercount of New York in 2020.
Ninety-six of New York Counts 2020’s organizational members signed the letter, representing immigrant rights, labor, education, religion, health, government, technology, business, and libraries.
Plaintiffs prepare to uphold SDNY decision to remove citizenship question from the 2020 Census
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the Supreme Court of the United States announced its decision to hear the case The Department of Commerce v. New York State et al.
BREAKING: The NYIC Denounces Trump’s “Fake News” Declaration of National Emergency to Build Border Wall
NEW YORK, NY - This morning, President Trump declared a national state of emergency in order to justify federal funding for a wall along the United States Southern border.
The declaration will allow the President to divert billions of federal dollars to the construction of the border wall.
NEW YORK, NY ‒ The New York Civil Liberties Union and the New York Immigration Coalition released a new report today documenting how allegations of gang membership, no matter how vague or flimsy, can lead to the denial of immigration relief to immigrant youth.
Advocates Urge Governor to Fund Efforts to Ensure a Complete Census Count – Next Year Will be Too Late
NEW YORK, NY - Nearly 50 organizations representing child advocacy; immigration, social justice, health equity and faith groups; and child care, welfare, health and family service providers delivered a letter today to Governor Cuomo urging him to allocate at least $40 million in his 30-day Executive Budget Amendments to ensure a complete and fair census count of New Yorkers in the 2020 Census.
New York AG James introduces legislation to combat employer retaliation against immigrant workers
NEW YORK, NY – Yesterday, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced new legislation that would hold employers accountable and penalize those who retaliate against workers, by threatening to expose their immigration status to federal authorities.