Advocates Urge Governor to Fund Efforts to Ensure a Complete Census Count – Next Year Will be Too Late

NEW YORK, NY - Nearly 50 organizations representing child advocacy; immigration, social justice, health equity and faith groups; and child care, welfare, health and family service providers delivered a letter today to Governor Cuomo urging him to allocate at least $40 million in his 30-day Executive Budget Amendments to ensure a complete and fair census count of New Yorkers in the 2020 Census.

Immigrant Advocates Call On NYS Legislature to “Dream Bigger”

Immigrant rights advocates, elected officials, and Dreamers call for a broader immigrant empowerment agenda, including expanding access to driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants

ALBANY, NY - On the day the New York State legislature is expected to finally pass the Jose Peralta New York State Dream Act – that would extend state-funded scholarships to undocumented students – the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) and 100+ member organizations held a day of action calling to expand access to  driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants and other policies that protect and empower immigrant New Yorkers.

BREAKING: Immigrant Advocates Condemn Trump’s Fake Border Deal

NEW YORK, NY - Today, President Trump announced a “deal” demanding a $5.7 million border wall in exchange for the temporary protection of immigrant youth, known as Dreamers, and recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, issued the following statement:

"As hundreds of thousands of women and allies rallied around the country to stand up for immigrant women, Trump was doubling down on his immoral, wasteful vanity southern border wall.

Women’s Unity Rally Leaders Respond To Trump’s Anti-Women & Immigrant Agenda: “This Is Why I’m Rallying”

New York City – In advance of the Women’s Unity Rally on Saturday in Foley Square, leading women’s,  immigrants’, and community rights advocates held a pre-rally press conference on the steps of City Hall to respond to the Trump Administration’s continued assault on marginalized communities by sharing their stories about: “Why I’m Rallying.

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