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No Safe Habor Report, 2020

The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with Brooklyn Law School’s Safe Harbor Clinic and the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative, today released a new report entitled No Safe Harbor: The Landscape of Immigration Legal Services in New York (2020).

The report was authored by the New York Immigration Coalition, Brooklyn Law School, and the Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative (I-ARC) and draws on detailed interviews and surveys to ascertain the core challenges facing legal service providers and immigrant New Yorkers seeking legal assistance.

“43% and Growing” Report

This report identifies the pressing need to invest in educational resources for emergent multilingual learners (EMLLs) and their families in New York. Drawing on interviews conducted across the state, the report reveals the unique challenges these families face when trying to access quality early childhood programs for their young children (0-8). It provides specific and comprehensive recommendations to increase access to quality early childhood education for the growing population throughout the state.

LIFE Project Report

April 22nd, 2019

Since 2018, Fifth Avenue Committee, LSA Family Health Service and Masa have, through the NYIC's LIFE Project, empowered immigrant families to enroll in NYC's Pre-K and 3K programs. Along the way they have identified effective strategies and common barriers.

Westchester Leaders + Law Enforcement: ‘Expand Driver’s Licenses for All New Yorkers’

December 4th, 2018

County Executive George Latimer, State Senator Shelley Mayer, and immigrant advocates hold community forum

WESTCHESTER, NY - Monday, December 3rd, members of the Green Light NY campaign, including the New York Immigration Coalition, Immigrant Action, Neighbors Link, and Indivisible Westchester, held a community forum with State Senator Shelley Mayer in support of legislation to expand access to driver’s licenses for all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status.

Overdue Bipartisan Senate Action on Abuse of Immigrant Children

August 1st, 2018

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley and Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein sent a joint letter to the Inspectors General of the Departments of Health and Human Services and Homeland Security asking for an investigation into press reports that children separated from their parents had been subjected to abuse, including sexual molestation.

Cops Must End Participation in Trump’s War on Immigrants

July 18th, 2018

By Patrick Young

The courts and the public have come down hard on the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy at the border. Two federal district court judges have criticized Trump's policies of separating children from their families and the failure of the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services to take corrective measures ordered by the courts.

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