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The Defense of Human Dignity: The Real 2017 Oscars Winner

written by Ayla Ojjeh, NYIC communications research intern 

Immigration Fast Five 2.23.17

White House punts new travel order to next week The Hill 2/22/17

The new travel executive order will not be released as expected this week.

Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathroomsReuters 2/23/17

A Presidential History of the NYIC


Immigration Fast Five 2.22.17

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions New York Times 2/21/17

Trump's new immigration plan will increase detention, local enforcement of immigration policy, and more.


Immigration Fast Five 2.21.17

Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law NPR 2/21/17

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly released memos that will direct how deportation proceedings are carried out under the Trump administration.

Music Across Borders: Artists from the Seven Banned Nations

Donald Trump's Executive Order (which is currently under a restraining order) banning travel from Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, Iran, and Libya have forced us to ask difficult questions about who we are as a nation. Do we want to remain a welcoming country, a nation of immigrants? If so, we must continue to celebrate the brave people from around the world who have left their homes to seek a new one here.

ICE Rumors at Kings County Hospital are False, but Reflect Community Unease

Written by Max Hadler, Health Specialist, New York Immigration Coalition

Immigration Fast Five 2.16.17

 Today's curated news stories on immigration


Report: ICE detains domestic violence victim in court The Hill 2/15/17

A woman allegedly a victim of domestic violence was arrested last week in court.

Immigration News Update 2/15/17

Trump rhetoric has created 'atmosphere of terror' for immigrants, advocate says Chicago Tribune 2/14/17

Immigrants in the United States are living in fear after Trump's rhetoric has created an anti-immigrant climate.

Immigration News Update 2/14/17

Immigration officials announce 41 arrests in NYC as Sen. Schumer criticizes lack of transparency, waste of resources New York Daily news 2/13/17

Senator Schumer criticized ICE as fear swept over the country during routine arrests.

Immigration News Update 2/10/17

Court Refuses to Reinstate Travel Ban, Dealing Trump Another Legal Loss New York Times 2/9/17


Sepa Mujer: Uniting the Latinas of Long Island!


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We are pleased to learn about "Because We Come From Everything: Poetry...

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Scared and planning for the worst: Immigrants brace for deportation CNN 3.20.17

Catholic Charities and other immigration service organizations are providing information to immigrants living in fear.


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Every Students Succeeds...

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Immigration Lawyers Say 'There's No Tomorrow' If City & State Won't Increase Funding Gothamist 2.13.17

The NYIC and other legal service providers came together to call for...

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As we head into spring, New York State’s work on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is gearing up! ESSA was signed into law by President Obama at the end of 2015 and replaces No Child Left Behind. It governs how schools are held accountable for educating our students.

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