New York, NY-This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) dodged a ruling on New York Immigration Coalition v. Trump, which challenged President Trump’s memo to exclude undocumented individuals from the 2020 Census count for the purposes of congressional apportionment.
SCOTUS Punts on Key Census Case, Immigrant Advocates Vow to Fight Any Last-Minute Attempt to Exclude Undocumented Individuals from Count
New York, NY-Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Protect Our Courts Act (S00425A/A2176A) which ensures New Yorkers can freely access the justice system without fear of being targeted by federal immigration authorities.
With COVID Cases Rising, Advocates Urge Congress to Finally Include All Immigrant Families In Next Stimulus Relief Package
New York, NY-With negotiations around another stimulus package stalling in Washington, advocates denounced the continued exclusion of immigrants from any Federal relief. According to available data, immigrants make up nearly half of the nation’s essential workers on the front lines of this pandemic while being disproportionately impacted by the virus and struggling to survive during these uncertain times.
New York, NY—This week, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), the nation’s largest coalition of immigrant rights organizations, launched an ad campaign calling on President-Elect Joe Biden, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and Congress to lead the way in demanding the incoming administration “right the wrongs'' of the last four years and transform America’s broken immigration system.
New York, NY-Today, the Trump administration finalized new regulations that would annihilate the country’s asylum system. The rules raise the standard of proof for migrants hoping to obtain asylum and allow immigration judges to deny applications for protection without allowing migrants to present their case in court.
New York, NY-Today, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the Health and Human Services (HHS) agency announced that the Federal COVID-19 vaccine program would no longer mandate participating states to acquire and share personal information, such as drivers licenses or social security numbers, of residents who receive the vaccine.