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Yesterday, the New York City Council's Immigration Committee and Legal Services Committee held a joint hearing on the unaccompanied minors and the response to the varied needs presented by these children here in New York City. The hearing comes on the heels of City Council's announcement last week that they were partnering with private foundations...

Read More | written by growland | created 1 day 18 hours ago

[Photo above] Prabhot Singh, executive director of the Sikh Coalition speaks at the press conference to take on hate at City Hall yesterday; standing beside him is Linda Sarsour, NYIC board member and executive director of the Arab American Association of New York. Photo by...

Read More | written by growland | created 1 week 20 hours ago

I wanted to let you know of a big step forward to protect civil rights and ensure the humane treatment of immigrants at New York's northern border. 

Since 2010, Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers have killed at least 29 people as a result of use-of-...

Read More | written by growland | created 1 week 1 day ago

Today, on National Voter Registration Day, I want to reflect on the recent developments for immigrant communities and their political hopes.  Two weeks ago, the White House made a decision to delay executive action on immigration...

Read More | written by growland | created 1 week 1 day ago

On Sunday, September 21st, the NYIC is joining the largest climate march in history! Join us to march for immigrant and climate justice! We will be marching as part of the Immigrant Contingent of the ...

Read More | written by LCelaya | created 1 week 5 days ago

During a recent TV interview the anchor asked me what steps, if any, are being taken to dissuade parents from sending their children on the dangerous trip through Mexico to the United States. When I pointed out that parents were being led to this heart wrenching choice by the terrible conditions in their home countries, the...

Read More | written by growland | created 2 weeks 13 min ago

Yesterday, the New York Immigration Coalition had the opportunity to testify at a New York State Assembly Hearing on how the State can best meet the needs of the unaccompanied children who are arriving in New York. The legislators, led by AM Crespo, AM Lupardo, and AM Titus, heard from City leaders, including the Mayor’s Commissioner for...

Read More | written by growland | created 2 weeks 18 hours ago

"Sólo cuando el último árbol esté muerto, el último río envenenado, y el último pez atrapado, te darás cuenta que no puedes comer dinero"...

Read More | written by LCelaya | created 2 weeks 1 day ago

written by Thanu Yakupitiyage, communications coordinator at the NYIC

With the People's Climate March fast approaching, I've been engaging in conversations around the intersections of environmental and climate justice and my work around immigrant rights - tonight at 7pm,...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 2 weeks 1 day ago

Today's Primary election in New York will decide which candidates will be on the ballot in the November general election. This time, voters will select party candidates for statewide offices, including governor,...

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