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Thursday, October 18!


The Economy vs. Immigration: What Will

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

The NYIC is so proud of one of our Spring 2012 DREAM Fellows and NYIC education intern, Max Ahmed, who presented testimony to the City Council's joint hearing of the Education and Immigration Committees on Thursday, September 27th! Check out his testimony below!

September 27, 2012
City Council Testimony...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 38 weeks ago

In mid-August, Breakthrough, an organization that uses multimedia, pop culture, and community engagement to raise awareness about human rights issues, launched an online campaign called #ImHERE to bring global attention and to support human rights for immigrant women. When Breakthrough launched the campaign,...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 38 weeks ago

Friends of the NYIC, we want to hear from you!

Journalists at ABC and Univision are working on an article about which term people without status in the U.S. would prefer be used in the media and are looking to hear from immigrant without status. If you would like to help...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 4 years 38 weeks ago

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 41 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 44 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 44 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 44 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 44 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 46 weeks ago

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