Long Island, NY-Today, the New York Immigration Coalition, local immigrant rights groups, allies and Long Islanders marched from the North Fork Spanish Apostolate to Peconic Riverfront Park. The marchers held a rally at the park calling on Senate Majority Leader Schumer to deliver on a pathway to citizenship.
With Re-Implementation of MPP, President Biden Fundamentally Betrays Our Obligations to Those Seeking Asylum
New York, NY - Today, President Joseph R. Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced plans to reimplement the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) or Remain in Mexico program by mid-November. Initially implemented by President Trump, MPP sent roughly 70,000 people fleeing persecution to unsafe areas of Mexico while they awaited their hearings.
Treatment of Haitian Migrants by Biden Administration Just Latest Example of Structural Racism Faced by Black Immigrants
New York, NY - On Thursday, October 14, New York Immigration Coalition joined several partners on a national Black Migrant Day of Action organized by the Haitian Bridge Alliance to support Haitian and Black immigrants and migrants. This week, immigrant rights advocates have demanded an end to the deportation flights of Haitians from the southern border and the use of the Title 42 order to deny people their right to claim asylum.
Westchester Elected Officials Community Members, Workers Demand Resource Expansion for Excluded Workers Fund
White Plains, NY - Today, workers, elected officials, and community members, led by the New York Immigration Coalition, from the Hudson Valley held a rally joining the growing chorus of calls for Governor Kathy Hochul and state legislators to add funding to the state’s Excluded Workers Fund, which just closed this past Friday as the program runs out of funding amid skyrocketing demand.
Brooklyn, NY—Tonight, dozens of immigrants and allies with sleeping bags and blankets began a #NoSleepTilCitizenship sleep-out in front of Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Brooklyn home. The sleep-out comes as immigrant New Yorkers and allies across the country continue to ramp up pressure on Democratic leaders to ignore the parliamentarian’s advisory opinion and include a pathway to citizenship in the budget reconciliation package this year.
Immigrant NYers Double Down on Demand that Senate Majority Leader Schumer Deliver a Pathway to Citizenship
New York, NY—Today, immigrant New Yorkers increased the pressure on Senate Majority Leader Schumer to deliver on citizenship in the federal budget reconciliation package. In front of Senator Schumer’s Manhattan office, immigrant advocates and community members urged the Majority Leader to ignore the faulty assessment offered by the parliamentarian and fulfil the promise that Democrats made to immigrant communities.
Buffalo, NY-Immigrant rights advocates, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition and local members, Justice for Migrant Families of WNY and ACCESS of WNY, based in Western New York will assist immigrant New Yorkers in applying for the Fund for Excluded Workers.
New York, NY-Today, the US Immigration Policy Center released a blockbuster report laying out the benefits of refugee resettlement. The report comes after a series of horrific photos of US Customs and Border Protection agents using their horse's reins as whips against Haitian migrants crossing the Rio Grande River sparked outrage.
New York, NY—The New York Immigration Coalition applauded Governor Kathy Hochul and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to provide $27 million in cash assistance for flooding victims excluded from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) help.
New York, NY—Earlier this week, horrific photos of US Customs and Border Protection agents using their horse's reins as whips while stopping Haitian migrants from crossing the Rio Grande River near the Del Rio-Acuna Port of Entry in Del Rio, Texas, sparked widespread outrage.