Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Renewals (DACA) Information

August 3rd, 2018

Clarification: New DACA Applications

(Last updated November 6, 2018)

Questions? Need a lawyer? Call the New Americans Hotline at 1-800-566-7636

On November 5th the federal government asked the Supreme Court to overrule three federal courts and end the DACA protection that has allowed renewals to continue for the last year.

Swept Up in the Sweep Report

June 27th, 2018

Swept up in the Sweep: The Impact of Gang Allegations on Immigrant New Yorkers details the Trump administration’s using supposed-gang enforcement to carry out punitive immigration policies.

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.

City Legislative and Policy Priorities 2016

February 10th, 2016

This investment in adult literacy education from community-based organizations, CUNY, and the public libraries addresses the crisis of 1.7 million New York City residents who lack English proficiency, a high school diploma, or both.