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This week I began a fast for immigration reform.  I am joining in solidarity the Fast4Families, an effort led by national immigrant, labor, and faith leaders who will be fasting together on Capitol Hill in a moving effort to appeal to those in Congress who continue to block reform with a pathway to citizenship.

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Read More | written by jesposito | created 4 years 15 weeks ago

 

On Thursday, November 14th at 2PM, the NYIC is Talking Transition

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 15 weeks ago

There's been a lot of buzz about a giant tent being constructed on Varick and Canal St. "What's it for?" a lot of people have been asking, but lips remained sealed until today. Welcome to Talking Transitionan open conversation about the future of New York City. Join New Yorkers...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 15 weeks ago

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 16 weeks ago

On the morning October 29th, ten New Yorkers (advocates, religious leaders, immigrants) risked arrest while blocking traffic outside the Varick St. Detention Center. Capping off a month of renewed momentum around immigration reform, a diverse crowd of nearly 100 New Yorkers rallied outside the Varick St. Detention Center and supported the group of ten protesters willing to risk arrest. Chanting, singing, and waving signs, the protesters raised their voices against the continued...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 17 weeks ago

[Photo Above] Thousands of people gathered at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn to rally for immigrant dignity and respect. The time is now!!!

On October 5th, New York was happening! And YOU made it happen!

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 20 weeks ago

Today is the big day! Thousands of New Yorkers will march for Immigrant Dignity and Respect as part of 170 actions happening in 130 cities and towns across the country. You can watch the Cadman Plaza rally and the speaking program starting 12:30PM today by following the UStream of NYIC member group, Latino Justice PRLDEF. Click HERE to follow the...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 20 weeks ago

The original post appeared on the blog of the Northstar Fund

Post by Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition 

This is...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 21 weeks ago

For centuries, New York has welcomed young newcomers at the start of a road to a better future. But we are now in danger of leaving them behind.

We are facing nothing less than a critical turning point for immigrant students. The test scores for students learning English – “English language learners” (ELLs) that New York State released this past Wednesday for this past year’s English Language Arts and Mathematics tests for 3rd to 8th graders are shocking....

Read More | written by juanr | created 4 years 27 weeks ago

 Dear Friends of the NYIC, 

What an extraordinary summer it has been so far, and what an extraordinary day June 27th was. On that day, just hours before the NYIC celebrated its annual Builders of the New New York Awards gala, the US Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill with an overwhelmingly bipartisan majority. The bill, though not perfect, nevertheless brings us closer than we’ve been in years to repairing our broken immigration system. While the...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 33 weeks ago

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