Trump Proposes Cutting Legal Immigration in Half

August 2nd, 2017

President Trump called for an end to the family-based immigration system in a speech today. Currently, more than two-thirds of immigration to the United States is based on the immigrant having a close family relationship to an American Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Green Light NY: Driving Together

The NYIC is leading a statewide campaign to make driver’s licenses available to all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status. Partnering with our members across the state, we launched Green Light NY: Driving Together campaign. On March 6, 2017, the NYIC held a day of action in Albany where hundreds of advocates and affected individuals convened at the Capitol building for a press conference to urge lawmakers to support Bill A4050. Bill A4050 would provide limited purpose driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, which in turn would protect immigrants, strengthen public safety, and grow the economy.

Staff Series: Just Ask Max

May 30th, 2017

Max Hadler, Senior Health Advocacy Manager

The NYIC's Senior Manager of Health Advocacy Max Hadler sat down with us last week to discuss the impact of the American Health Care Act on immigrants - and all New Yorkers - and the NYIC's advocacy against the bill, as well as how he came to the NYIC and what it means to work on health advocacy for immigrants during this uncertain time.

Safe Havens: Protecting and Supporting New York State’s Immigrant Students

May 17th, 2017

As the families of more than 190,000 immigrant students across New York State wrestle with the current climate of fear and uncertainty, a new report finds major inconsistencies in how New York’s school districts are responding and the extent to which they are rising to the challenge of protecting and supporting the immigrant students and families they are charged to serve.

For Educators

February 17th, 2017

Below is a collection of information and resources for parents, educators, and students following the recent presidential election.

A Budget for the City of Immigrants

May 24th, 2016

New York City is globally renowned for embracing and integrating millions of immigrant residents, who are at the heart of the city’s tremendous cultural, social, and economic vibrancy. Citywide, immigrants represent 37 percent of the population, 45 percent of the workforce, and 49 percent of small business owners.

COVID-19 Resources

Find resources for immigrant New Yorkers during the COVID-19 pandemic here