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The New York Immigration Coalition headed to D.C on Wednesday, April 25th, with a bus full of our community members, to join close to 1000 people standing united against Arizona's "show me your papers" law, SB1070. As the Supreme Court discussed the constitutionality of the law, outside the court, families, parents, children, DREAMers, faith leaders, activists, advocates, laborers, unions, and concerned individuals from all walks of life made the statement that we will not put up...

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The NYIC joins immigrant communities, civil rights leaders, advocates, and clergy united against this divisive law.

Today you can follow us for updates from the rally in DC! We'll be tweeting photos and video of what we're seeing and we'll talk to community members about why they are taking a stand for justice.

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The New York Immigration Coalition congratulates Dulce Matuz, a DREAMer and advocate, who was listed as one of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people of 2012! Dulce graduated from Arizona State University with a...

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This week is the 9th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week, put on by the Mayor's Office of Immigrants Affairs and its partners, to celebrate the histories and traditions of New York City's diverse immigrant communtiies. This week the focus is on the experience of immigrants through film, so you can check out several films this week. Check out the list of films being shown HERE and rsvp to go see one!

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Check out this great story that aired on Saturday, April 7th on WMHT and PBS on NYIC's very own DREAM Fellow, Yelky Ramos. We are so proud of her advocacy to push New York DREAM legislation! NYIC's executive director, Chung-Wha Hong, also speaks about New York's obligation to its young people.

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The Council of the Americas, in partnership with the New York Immigration Coalition held a interesting and pertinent discussion on the Risks for Mixed-Status Immigrant Families on March 28th, 2011.

Here you'll find the description of the event and you can watch the discussion. Tell us what you think!

Event description:

Approximately 5.5 million children and adolescents (with most being U.S. citizens) are growing up with at least one...

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Reposted from Reform Immigration for America

On New Year’s Day, 2011, Sara Martinez sat with her family on a bus in Rochester, NY, thinking it would take them back to their home in New York City. The bus...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 51 weeks ago

Hello everyone,

Today we continue our cross-posting of blog posts written by our colleague - Zelene Pineda Suchilt.  As previously mentioned, Zelene is taking part in Librotraficante, a project that is setting up  underground libraries of books that have been removed from schools under Arizona's HB2281...

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We are excited to announce that Zelene Pineda Suchilt of the NYIC has been invited to participate in an exciting project, ...

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The New York Immigration Coalition’s Immigrants’ Day of Action in Albany yesterday was a resounding success—1,300 people, 94 organizations, 70 legislative meetings, and amazing energy and movement on our agenda!

Here are some photos from Wednesday; what a beautiful and inspiring day!

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 5 years 1 week ago

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