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Today’s been hard. As the polls came in certifying that Donald J. Trump will be the next President of the United States, our staff at the New York Immigration Coalition immediately started putting together plans to support our immigrant communities. While our hearts are broken and we join you in feeling immense grief, our minds are sharp and we will prepare ourselves for the months and years ahead.

Immigration News Update 11/8/16

The new Americans voting for the first time CNN 11/7/16 http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/07/politics/the-new-americans-voting-for-the-first-time/index.html

Newly registered voters, including the NYIC's Mayra Aldas-Deckert, on voting for the first time in 2016!

Immigrants Living ‘On Pause’ Fear Obama’s Leniency Will Not Outlast Election NY Times 11/5/16

Your NYIC Guide to the Election!

Tomorrow is the presidential election - but for New Yorkers, it's also the election for U.S. Senate and House, State Senate and Assembly, and Municipal, Civil, and Supreme Court justices.

Confused about who to vote for? Ballot Ready has a great tool - type in your address and it will list the candidates and their qualifications for your area. 

Immigration News Update 11/7/16

How US markets react the day before a presidential election CNBC 11/7/16
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/07/how-us-markets-react-the-day-before-a-pre...

Investors should expect solid gains during this election, sources say.

6 Things To Watch For On Election Day NPR 11/7/16
http://www.npr.org/2016/11/07/500957467/six-things-to-watch-for-on-elect...

Immigration News Update 11-4-16

Unlawful immigrants make up smaller -- not larger -- share of U.S. workforce CBS News 11/3/16
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/unlawful-immigrants-make-up-smaller-share-no...

New data from the Pew Research Center shows that unauthorized immigration was down to 8 million total immigrants in 2014, compared with 8.3 million in 2009.

Immigration News Update 11-3-16

‘Brexit’ Will Require a Vote in Parliament, U.K. Court Rules NY Times 11/3/16
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/04/world/europe/uk-brexit-vote-parliament...

A British High Court has ruled that Theresa May must get Parliament's approval before starting the process to leave the E.U. May will appeal the decision.

Immigration News Update 11-2-16

Arab American Association Celebrates 15 Years Voices of New York 10/31/16
https://voicesofny.org/2016/10/arab-american-association-celebrates-15-y...

Congratulations to the Arab American Association of New York, which has been supporting Arab immigrants and Americans for fifteen years! Their annual dinner event is tomorrow at 6:30 PM (https://www.facebook.com/events/1150350025040007/)

Immigration News Update 11-1-16

New York Values: How Immigrants Made the City NY Times 11/1/16
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/06/books/review/city-of-dreams-history-of...

“City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York,” a new work by Tyler Anbinder, chronicles the beautiful mosaic of immigration in NYC.

Immigration News Update 10-31-16

Immigrants Are Keeping America Young — And The Economy Growing Five Thirty Eight 10/31/16
http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/immigrants-are-keeping-america-young...

Immigration can help counteract the effects of an aging population by increasing the workforce.

Immigration News Update 10-27-16

One City, Two Immigration Stories, Past and Present NPR 10/26/16

http://nhpr.org/post/one-city-two-immigration-stories-past-and-present

Pam Colantuono and Minata Toure are from different migration waves, but share similar stories of immigration.

Immigration News Update 10-26-16

America’s real immigration crisis: Detention centers are filled by quota and courts are flooded New York Daily News 10/26/16
http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/robert-morgenthau-america-real-immigr...

As immigration detention and arrests have exploded, the judicial system has struggled to keep pace. Morgenthau argues for a sane immigration policy.

New Fee Waiver Available for Naturalization!

The office of the Federal Register has announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will be changing the fees for immigration and naturalization benefit requests, which are processed by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Sessions defends his record on civil rights at U.S. Senate hearing Reuters 1/10/17 
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In an exciting development, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has once again designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

The Secretary also extended existing TPS for an additional 18 months, from March 4, 2017 to September 3, 2018. 

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Raids of Illegal Immigrants Bring Harsh Memories, and Strong Fears New York Times 1/2/17
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At the NYIC, our member organizations are among our strongest assets. The NYIC’s 135 member organizations serve diverse immigrant communities...

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From all of us at the NYIC, we'd like to thank our members and supporters who were able to attend our Annual Meeting & Holiday Party! For those of you who couldn't make it, we're sorry we missed you....

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Police And Illegal Immigration: What Our Neighbors Do NPR 12/21/16
http://www.npr.org/2016/12/21/505538964/police-and-illegal-...

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With the holidays upon us, the...

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This holiday season, we ask that you ...

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