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The National Immigrant Integration Conference 2012 is the flagship event of the National Partnership for New Americans, a national multiethnic, multiracial partnership of state-wide, immigrant rights coalitions, of which the New York...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 37 weeks ago

Dear friends,

Do you want to be part of an historic moment? Tens of thousands of young people all around the country are lining up to learn how the Obama Administration's new policy can protect them from deportation and allow them to work. Under the policy, known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), certain immigrant youth who came to the United States as children will be granted a two-year reprieve...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 39 weeks ago

Check out video from New York Daily News of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals orientation and pre-screening that we did in collaboration with New York State Action Fund and New York State Youth Leadership Council today. Over 1000 DREAMers and their families attended the event to get information and be pre-screened for the deferred action process. We are very proud to be able to serve our DREAMers in New York State! 

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 40 weeks ago

By Pat young, Esq. - cross-posted from the New York State Immigrant Action Fund

Yesterday, during a conference call on the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas was asked how long it would take to adjudicate applications for DREAMers. He said he expected it to take "several months" initially. He also said that the 90 day period during which a work authorization application has to be decided would not begin until after...

Read More | written by juanr | created 4 years 40 weeks ago

cross-posted from Pat Young, Esq - New York State Immigrant Action Fund

Guidance issued this afternoon by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) says that students enrolled in GED preparation courses at high schools, community colleges, or many other educational institutions will be considered “currently in school” for purposes of applying for the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. This may increase the number of young...

Read More | written by juanr | created 4 years 40 weeks ago

On July 18th, the New York Immigration Coalition partnered with the Culture Project during their 2012 Impact Festival on a panel about immigration policy, activism and art in the context of the upcoming election. The panelists included Define American founder Jose Antonio Vargas, ...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 42 weeks ago

A Conversation on Immigration with Jose Vargas, Karen Kaminsky, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo & Cristina Jimenez

Join us for an exciting conversation on immigration policy, activism and art in the context of the upcoming election with Define American founder Jose Antonio Vargas, recently featured on the cover of TIME (along with the story of nearly 12 million undocumented Americans), New...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 45 weeks ago

Shines a Spotlight on DREAMers

[Photo Above] NASDAQ welcomes New York Immigration Coalition on the NASDAQ Tower, Monday, June 25th

As part of the New York Immigration Coalition's 25th anniversary celebration, Robert Greifeld, NASDAQ...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 47 weeks ago

Come see the New York Immigration Coalition Light up Times

 

 

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 47 weeks ago

This Monday, the New York Immigration Coalition honored Jose Antonio Vargas with our 2012 Builders of the New New York award for his contributions to advancing the conversation on immigration in New York and across the country.

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 49 weeks ago

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