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Dear Friends of the NYIC,

What a week! Dozens of immigrant families traveled to DC and sat in on the Senate Judiciary Committee's mark-up of the immigration bill, joined in vigils and rallies, and spoke to members of Congress—and, for the first time in history, DREAMers met with a sitting President of the United States! The NYIC, as coordinator of the statewide New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform...

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

Today, President Obama is meeting with seven family members at the White House who will share their stories about how their families have been impacted by our nation’s broken immigration system. One of the New York Immigration Coalition's talented DREAM Fellows, Mehdi Mahraoui, will be representing New York families and the NYIC at this meeting.

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

 Dear Friends, 

We are on our way! After more than a decade of fits and starts, steps forward and back, in the immigration debate, a bipartisan immigration reform bill was introduced today by the Senate Gang of Eight, including New York's Senator Chuck Schumer. The introduction of this bill is an historic step toward fixing our broken immigration system. But it is just the first step. We know there will be more battles ahead as the bill moves through the Senate and...
Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 26 weeks ago

Check out this inspiring story of versatility from Max Ahmed who is on the Keeping Families Together Bus Tour en route to Washington D.C! Max is an NYIC DREAM Fellowship alumnus, who after being granted deferred action, started working with the NYIC's education program.

The Keeping Families Together bus tour is part of the...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 31 weeks ago

Dear friends,

The gridlock in DC is lifting! On Monday, a bipartisan group of senators released a proposal to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, and the following day...

Read More | written by silviag | created 4 years 36 weeks ago

 What We Need in the New Year:

You!

After an invigorating and...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 43 weeks ago

All of you have been so extremely supportive of the New York Immigration Coalition this year and you have followed us and liked us and spread information about our work, and for that we are so very grateful! 

As the year comes to a close, we ask you to help us do two more things:

1) Donate any amount big or small to help NYIC gear up for 2013!...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 43 weeks ago

Dear Friends,

Two weeks ago, we offered a job to Max Ahmed, a young man about to graduate from college. Not a remarkable thing, necessarily; Max is bright and personable; he had participated in a leadership-development program at the NYIC last spring and has continued volunteering with us ever since.

But when he began the program with us, we never...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 43 weeks ago

Towards the end of October, The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with the Fund for Public Advocacy, announced that we are now accepting applications for the 2013 DREAM Fellowship Program....

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 48 weeks ago

In response to advocacy by a diverse coalition of groups, Governor Cuomo announced late this afternoon that all New Yorkers would be able to vote by paper ballot (known as an affidavit ballot) at any polling place in the state, and that all such ballots would be counted.

The Governor’s announcement came two days after the New York Immigration Coalition, together...
Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 49 weeks ago

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