Immigrant Advocates Denounce Trump Administration for Immigration Political Games at the Expense of Families and Children

June 21st, 2019

New York, NY — Following President Trump's recent tweet threatening mass raids and deportations of immigrant families, the acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said that he would follow through with plans to send armed agents into communities to round up and deport undocumented families with prior deportation orders.

Immigrant Advocates Thank Gov. Cuomo & NYS Electeds for Making Green Light Bill Law

June 18th, 2019

New York Restores Access to Driver's Licenses for Immigrant New York
New York, NY– Yesterday, the Green Light NY bill was brought to a floor vote in the New York State Senate and passed 33-29, with all but seven Democrats voting in favor of the bill that would restore access to driver's licenses to immigrant New Yorkers, regardless of legal status.

Driver’s Licenses Coalition and Lawmakers Hail Assembly Passage of Green Light NY Bill To Expand Access to Driver’s Licenses

June 13th, 2019

Call On State Senate To Act And Gov. Cuomo to Help Make It Happen

New York, NY– Today, the Green Light Coalition and state lawmakers hailed the Assembly’s historic passage of legislation that would make New York the 13th state to allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver's licenses and called on the Senate to take up the bill before legislative session ends next week.

Hundreds of Advocates Rallied on Long Island to Demand State Senate take up Green Light New York bill

June 7th, 2019

Immigrant rights groups, top unions, and other allies rallied in front of a DMV office in Suffolk County calling on the state to restore the right of all immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses
Hauppauge, NY — Today, hundreds of advocates joined together in front of the Department of Motor Vehicles office, in Hauppauge, to call on the State Senate Democrats to pass legislation restoring the right of undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses.

Immigration Advocates Celebrate House Vote on Dream and Promise Act

June 5th, 2019

House of Representatives voted by wide margin to pass H.R. 6 and create a roadmap to legal residency and citizenship for Dreamers, and TPS and DED recipients

New York, NY– Today, the House of Representatives voted 237-187 for H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, which would put more than two million immigrants brought to the United States as youth and recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) on a road to permanent residency and citizenship.