Immigrant Advocates Rally for New York for All Act to Keep ICE Out of Our Communities

The New York for All Act prohibits local law enforcement and state agencies from colluding with federal immigration authorities

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Albany, NY—Today, the New York For All coalition, elected officials, community members, and allies rallied and held a press conference at the Million Dollar Staircase to call for the passage of the New York For All Act (S987 Gounardes / A5686 Reyes).

All New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, want to lead open lives, participate in their communities, and provide for their family without intimidation.

Advocates Urge Washington to Prioritize Humane Immigration Solutions Over Criminalization Policies

New York, NY—Today, the Justice Department announced a partnership with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to direct additional prosecutors and support staff to increase federal immigration-related prosecutions at the U.S. southern border. The goal of deploying additional Justice Department and DHS prosecutors and support staff to crucial border U.S. Attorneys’ Offices is to criminalize people exercising their right to ask for asylum.

Immigrant Rights Advocates Rally to End Adams 30/60-Day Evictions for Adult Asylum Seekers

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New York—Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), elected officials, allies, asylum seekers and immigrant New Yorkers rallied and held a press conference at City Hall Park. 

On Monday, the City began large-scale implementation of the Right to Shelter settlement agreement, which means all new adult asylum seekers without minor children will be permanently evicted from shelters after 30 days for adults over 24 years and 60 days for adults 18-24 years, barring some exceptions.

Immigrant Advocates Rally For Pro-Immigrant NYC Budget & Legislation

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New York, NY—Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), elected officials, member organizations, allies, and immigrant New Yorkers held an NYC For All Families rally on the City Hall Steps to call for a New York City FY25 budget and legislation that prioritizes the needs of immigrant New Yorkers.

IBO Report Shows Adams is Flat Out Wrong on Asylum Seeker Spending

New York, NY—Today, the New York City Independent Budget Office (IBO) released a report detailing asylum seeker cost projections for FY25 and 26, drawing a stark contrast with cost projections released by Mayor Adams’ administration. The IBO's highest-cost estimate on spending through FY26 is $1.7 billion less than the numbers put out by City Hall.