Trump Pushes to Evict Immigrant Families from Public Housing

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.

Immigrants + Workers Unite: Advocates Rally and March on Trump Tower this May Day

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.

Census Coalition Applauds NYC for its $22M Investment in Census 2020 Outreach & Education

NEW YORK, NY – Yesterday, NYC Mayor de Blasio announced his executive budget, including a $22 million investment in Census 2020 outreach and education efforts, in addition to $4 million in unspent dollars from the last fiscal year. In response, New York Counts 2020 thanked the Mayor for his leadership and stressed the importance of allocating funding to community-based organizations with strong ties to hard-to-reach populations, particularly in underserved communities.

NY Counts 2020 Coalition, Elected Officials Rally For Fair and Accurate Census 2020 as SCOTUS Hearing on Citizenship Question Begins

NEW YORK, NY – Today, as the Supreme Court of the United States hears arguments in the case The Department of Commerce v. New York State et al., to determine whether the Trump administration can include a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, advocates and electeds gathered to discuss the litigation and promote the importance of an accurate Census count for New York State.

#CountMeIn: Immigrant Rights Community Rally Outside of the Supreme Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. ‒ Immigrants, communities of color, refugees and progressive allies rallied in front of the Supreme Court of the United States, today, in support of a fair and accurate 2020 census. After the Trump administration unlawfully added a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a number of grassroots community groups, cities and states filed lawsuits to stop the administration’s untested and dangerous question.

LIFE Project Report

Since 2018, Fifth Avenue Committee, LSA Family Health Service and Masa have, through the NYIC's LIFE Project, empowered immigrant families to enroll in NYC's Pre-K and 3K programs. Along the way they have identified effective strategies and common barriers.

Immigrant Rights Organizations Sue DHS to Release Agency Records About ICE’s Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office

Immigrant Rights Organizations Sue DHS to Release Agency Records About ICE’s Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office

NEW YORK, NY–Today, New York Immigration Coalition and LatinoJustice PRLDEF filed a Federal Court Complaint in the Southern District of New York to force the Trump Administration to respond to a November 2017 FOIA requesting documents detailing the policies, procedures, objectives and financial records for the Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement (VOICE) office.

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