Biden Announces End to Remain in Mexico But Falls Short of Definitive Timeline, NYIC Demands More

New York, NY—The Biden administration announced their intention to end the Remain in Mexico program yesterday, following the Supreme Court certification of Biden v. Texas last week. The New York Immigration Coalition demands more substantial guidelines from the Biden administration on their suspension of Remain in Mexico, and that this policy be ended immediately.

Senate’s Clean Budget Reconciliation Bill Protects Immigrant Communities, Advocates Demand House Pass Bill Swiftly

New York, NY—Today, the United States Senate passed a clean Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) without the inclusion of any anti-immigrant amendments. The New York Immigration Coalition applauds the Senate for protecting immigrant communities in this budget reconciliation bill, while demanding that the House of Representatives pass a clean bill without delay.

DACA Decision from Eastern District of NY Court Threatens Nearly 100K New Applicants, Immigrant Advocates Demand Swift Action by Biden

New York, NY—Yesterday, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York declined to provide relief to the plaintiffs in Batalla Vidal v. Mayorkas, which include nearly 100,000 first-time Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applicants whose applications are in limbo and DACA recipients applying to renew their status after a year or more lapse.

Immigrant Advocates Applaud TPS Redesignation for Syria, While Demanding Equitable Protections for All Refugees

New York, NY—Today, the Department of Homeland Security announced that they would be redesignating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Syria. The New York Immigration Coalition applauds this decision, which will protect the many Syrian refugees who have recently arrived in the United States, while demanding permanent and equitable protections for all refugees and asylum seekers.

New York City Appeals Noncitizen Voting Ruling

In response to the Adams administration appeal of the Richmond County Supreme Court’s ruling, Murad Awawdeh, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition said:

“As expected, the City has appealed the Richmond County Supreme Court's politically motivated ruling overturning the Our City, Our Vote law (Local Law 11-2022). We are ready and eager to continue defending the right for nearly one million New Yorkers to have a voice in their local democracy.