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Immigration News Update 9-15-2016

A Migrant’s Harrowing Tale about Life in Libya Huffington Post 9/14/16
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cecilia-mann/a-migrants-harrowing-tale_b_1...

Crossing an ocean was only the end of a dangerous, arduous and painful journey from Mali to Libya for one migrant who failed to complete his migration to Europe.

Immigration News Update 9-14-2016

UN must lead nations on migration challenges. Huffington Post 9/13/16
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/srgjan-kerim/un-must-lead-nations-on-migra...

The UN's 1951 Refugee Convention and its 1967 Protocol must continue to serve as the framework for addressing refugee crises in order to maintain the safety and dignity of all.

Immigration News Update 9/13/16

U.S. citizen son can help petition for your green card. New York Daily News 9/12/16
http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/u-s-citizen-son-petition-green-card-...

Attorney Allan Wernick answers questions about green cards and immigration, including whether an unemployed citizen son can petition for green cards and whether one can marry to avoid deportation.

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Immigration News Update 9-12-16

How U.S. Immigration Policy Has Changed Since 9/11 

Huffington Post 9/9/16 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/us-immigration-since-911_us_57d05479e4b0a48094a71bc0?utm_hp_ref=immigration

A reflection on the militarization and formalization of immigration post 9-11, including a shift towards national security and the security risk of refugees.

Immigration News Update 9-9-16

 

1. House Republicans who favor immigration overhaul face potential losses New York Times 9/8/16 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/09/us/politics/republicans-donald-trump-b...

Some Republicans have decided to support immigration reform, as the Hispanic population grows and becomes a more important voting group. 

From Shame and Secrecy to A New Life: Addressing Disparities in DACA Enrollment for AAPI Communities


Juliet Choi, director of USCIS (left) and Annie Wang, staff attorney at AALDEF at the NYC Media Roundtable on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Impact on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Photo by Julius Motal for CCEM

Immigration News Update 9-8-16

1. Amid immigration debate, a case for its economic benefits emerges 

Wall Street Journal 9/2/16 http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2016/09/02/amid-immigration-debate-a-case-...

Immigration News Update 9-7-2016

1. Immigration source shifts to Asia from Mexico Wall Street Journal - 9/7/16

http://www.wsj.com/articles/immigration-source-shifts-to-asia-from-mexic...

In most regions of the United States, immigration from China and India is outpacing immigration from Mexico.

Immigration News Update 9-6-16

1. Obama Administration considers closing for-profit immigrant detention facilities. LA Times 9-6-16
http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-immigration-detention-20160906-snap-...

After the Federal Bureau of Prisons announced it would stop its use of private prisons, the Obama administration is considering ending its use of private facilities to house detained immigrants, despite arguments that it will be too costly to detain immigrants publicly.

Immigration News Update 9-2-2016

Welcome to NYIC's daily news round ups to keep you updated on news that affects immigrant communities. Check out our blog every morning for the latest news about NYIC and our communities in New York and nationally! 

1. White House, Asian and Pacific Islander advocates assess DACA after Trump speech - Observer, 9/1/16
http://observer.com/2016/09/white-house-asian-and-pacific-islander-advoc...

Immigration News Update 9-1-16

 Welcome to NYIC's daily news round ups to keep you updated on news that affects immigrant communities. Check out our blog every morning for the latest news about NYIC and our communities in New York and nationally!

1. Mexican President Disputes Trump Over Border Wall Payment Discussion - CNN - 8/30/16

NYIC Daily News Update 8-30-16

Welcome to NYIC's daily news round ups to keep you updated on news that affects immigrant communities.

Immigrants Roots: Lawrence Bureh

Lawrence Bureh, a Sierra Leonean on TPS, shares his story with the NYIC.


Lawrence at the NYIC Office

Get2KnowNYIC - Immigration Advocacy Program

This is a post in our blog series highlighting the different programs at the

Deluged Immigration Courts, Where Cases Stall for Years, Begin to Buckle New York Times 12/1/16
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/01/us/deluged-immigration-courts-where-cases-stall-for-years-begin-to-buckle.html?_r=0

Immigration courts are so backlogged, they can't process cases. Trump's...

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New York Immigration Coalition has signed on to an important action run by our member group, ...

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Graham preparing 'Dreamers' bill Politico 11/30/16
http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/lindsey-graham-dreamers-bill-immig...

Senator Lindsey...

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Why immigrants won’t self-deport LA Times 11/30/16
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-cornelius-self-deportation-20...

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Adhikaar, meaning "Rights" in Nepali, is a powerful community of activists, organizers, and community members. Its boisterous red facade jumps out on a quiet Woodside block, and reflects the energy of its members....

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This #GivingTuesday, ...

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Supreme Court to Consider Indefinite Detention for Immigrants US News and World Report 11/29/16
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 The New York State District Attorneys League of Immigrant Affairs has a message for immigrants: you are not alone! NYS DALIA includes the District Attorney offices of Queens County, Bronx County, Nassau County, New York County, Kings County, and Orange County. 

The DAs urge immigrants to report hate crimes, either by contacting their local District Attorney...

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Donald Trump’s Looming Mass Criminalization The Nation 11/28/16
https://www.thenation.com/article/donald-trumps-looming-mass-criminaliza...

To meet his...

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