New York, NY-Today, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a lower court's decision ordering the administration to release funding to New York City and seven states — Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Washington, Virginia and Rhode Island.
2nd Court Ruling Will Empower Trump Administration to Hold Hostage Critical Federal Funding for New York in Continuing Stand-off over Protective Policies
Green Light NY: Driving Together Coalition Statement On Governor Cuomo’s Continued Support of Green Light Law
Albany, NY-The Green Light NY Coalition issued the following statement today following the Governor’s press conference in defense of the Green Light Law:
“We commend Governor Andrew Cuomo for his ongoing commitment to the safety and security of all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status.
New York, NY—In an official statement issued today, Governor Andrew Cuomo affirmed his commitment to never allow the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) immigration enforcement agencies access to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles’ database.
The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with Brooklyn Law School’s Safe Harbor Clinic and the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative, today released a new report entitled No Safe Harbor: The Landscape of Immigration Legal Services in New York (2020).
The report was authored by the New York Immigration Coalition, Brooklyn Law School, and the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative (I-ARC) and draws on detailed interviews and surveys to ascertain the core challenges facing legal service providers and immigrant New Yorkers seeking legal assistance.
New York, NY—Beginning Monday, February 24, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will implement changes to the public charge rule. These changes are a significant departure from how the regulation is currently applied. The threat of the rule change has already had a chilling effect on immigrant families — many of which include U.S. citizens — who are not applying for or are actively disenrolling from government programs for fear it could impact their ability to make changes to their immigration status.
New York, NY—On Thursday morning, Matthew Albence, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), visited the Rensselaer County jail. During the visit, Albence held a press conference attacking the Green Light bill, which allows New Yorkers to apply for a driver’s license regardless of their immigration status.
New York, NY—Today, immigrant advocates released new data from the Migration Policy Institute revealing that 4,200 newcomer immigrant youth, ages 14-21, are not enrolled in school. Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLLs/ELLs) have the highest dropout rate, 26%, of any population in the city.
Today, immigrant advocates released new data from the Migration Policy Institute revealing that 4,200 newcomer immigrant youth, ages 14-21, are not enrolled in school. Multilingual Learners/English Language Learners (MLLs/ELLs) have the highest dropout rate, 26%, of any population in the city.
Washington, DC—A bombshell report by the New York Times revealed the Trump administration's intention to deploy law enforcement tactical units from the southern border as part of a supercharged arrest operation in sanctuary cities across the country.
New York, NY—With one month before the first Census mailing on March 12, New York Counts 2020, a broad-based state-wide coalition working in partnership with Complete Count Committees and state and local government officials, launched its new website today.