New York, NY— Today, Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico to pressure the country to ramp up its immigration enforcement to stop asylum seekers from Central America from entering the United States. The plan would go into effect on June 10, and is expected to negatively impact economic and political relations.
New York, NY—Today, new evidence emerged in a court filing that Thomas Hofeller, a Republican strategist and redistricting specialist, encouraged the Trump Administration’s transition team to include the citizenship question in the 2020 Census to enhance the Republican Party’s ability to gerrymander districts and deprive immigrant-rich areas of political power.
At 1st Congressional Field Hearing on 2020 Census, Advocates and Electeds Highlight Critical Need for Public Funding
Advocates, Community Members, and Electeds Call on City, State to Provide $40M Each to Ensure Full NY Census Count
New York, NY–– Today, advocates, community-members and elected officials testified at a Congressional Field Hearing, in Queens, NY, on the impact of Census 2020 on state and local communities.
Memorandum would require immigrants to use their sponsors’ income and resources to access public benefits
NEW YORK, NY – President Trump issued a memorandum Thursday that would require sponsors of immigrants to reimburse the government for public benefits used by the person they have sponsored.
Nearly 500 Activists and Leading Elected Officials Tell Albany Leaders: Don’t Leave Town Without Passing #DriversLicensesNOW
Albany, NY – With less just 14 days remaining in the state legislative session, nearly 500 activists joined in solidarity with leading elected officials to build on the growing momentum and call for the passage of Green Light NY legislation before time runs out this year.
Advocates call on Mayor to safeguard against federal attacks and fully fund vital programs
New York, NY– Today, the New York Immigration Coalition, immigrant rights advocates, and affected individuals rallied on the steps of City Hall to call on Mayor de Blasio and the City Council to fully fund programs that support the protection and integration of New York’s immigrant communities in the final City budget.
Immigrant Advocates & Allies Respond to Smear Campaign Against Access to Driver’s Licenses
NEW YORK, NY—Immigrant advocates, members of the Green Light coalition and allies today protested a right-wing, anti-immigrant event held in Liverpool by the state Conservative Party in opposition to granting undocumented immigrants access to driver's licenses.
Proposed HUD Rule Could Displace 55,000 U.S. Legal Resident and Citizen Children
NEW YORK, NY – The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a new rule today that would prohibit mixed status families from using federal housing benefits, including Section 8 programs and public housing.
Advocates & County Officials Rally at Senate Leadership’s Offices to Demand Driver’s Licenses For All Immigrants
Immigrant Advocates, County Officials and Community Members Rallied at the Offices of State Senators Andrea Stewart-Cousins & Mike Gianaris to Call for the Passage of the Driver's License Access and Privacy Act
NEW YORK, NY ‒ With the New York State Assembly ready to act to restore the right to a driver’s license for all immigrants, all eyes now turn to the Senate to follow suit.
New York, NY– Today, on International Workers’ Day, a coalition of labor, immigrant rights, faith, and allied organizations came together to rally for immigrant rights and labor justice. New Yorkers from across the city convened at Columbus Circle and marched on Trump Tower to signify their unified resistance to the Trump administration’s rollback of labor protections and its attacks on immigrant communities.