Immigrant Advocates, Unions, and Federal Elected Representatives Stand Together on May Day to Push for Bold, Immigrant and Workers’ Rights Agenda

New York, NY-Today, the May Day New York Coalition called on Washington to deliver a bold immigrants' and workers’ rights agenda. Standing in solidarity, essential workers, advocates, union members, and elected leaders demanded a pathway to citizenship for millions of immigrant workers and their families, as well as the rights of workers to organize and work in dignity without fear of retaliation and discrimination.

NY Immigrant Rights Advocates Applaud Biden’s Renewed Commitment to a Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers, TPS Holders, and Essential Workers

New York, NY-New York immigrant rights advocates, led by the New York Immigration Coalition, praised President Joseph R. Biden’s renewed commitment to a pathway to citizenship for Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status holders, and essential workers. The NYIC also double-downed on their call for a transformation of the country’s immigration system, a promise of the Biden campaign.

“Redistricting Stage Set” – Census Apportionment for NY Sets Stage for Important Redistricting Campaign

On Monday afternoon, the US Census Bureau announced the apportionment of Census data for each state. For New York, the apportionment will mean losing a Congressional seat in the US House of Representatives. This Census data will serve as the foundation for the redistricting process in New York, and by 2022 virtually every single political district in New York State – from local offices to state Assembly and Senate districts to Congressional districts – will be redrawn.

Advocates Applaud Council’s Commitment to Immigrant NYers As First Step To Ensure a Full and Equitable Recovery for All

New York, NY-Immigrant rights advocates praised the New York City Council’s response to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s preliminary budget as an important first step towards an equitable recovery for all The City Council’s response included investments in immigrant legal services, language access, and the brand new Office of Street Vendor Enforcement.

NYS FY2022 Budget Delivers Historic Investments to Immigrant New York Families Shut Out of All Relief Until Now

Albany, NY—Tonight, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), members, allies, and immigrant New Yorkers cheered the largest investment in New York’s 4.4 million immigrants in decades of state budget advocacy. The FY 2022 NYS budget deal includes $2.1 billion for a first-of-its-kind fund for excluded workers,  $29.5 billion for New York’s schools, a $7.8 million reinvestment in adult literacy education, $13.5 million to support AAPI communities, a  $16.4 million reinvestment in the Liberty Defense Project and the Office for New Americans, $15 million to support communities hardest hit by COVID to promote awareness and education on the vaccine, and $1 billion for small businesses.

NY Immigrant Advocates Caution That Biden Can’t Build Back Better Without Immigrants and Essential Workers

New York, NY-Immigrant Advocates respond to President Biden’s infrastructure proposal, Build Back Better. 

Anu Joshi, Vice President of Policy for the New York Immigration Coalition:

“Yesterday, President Biden unveiled a bold proposal to rebuild the American economy with deep investments in infrastructure and jobs creation, but it stopped short of being transformative.