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Here at the NYIC, we're gearing up for our 25th anniversary celebration in June - the Builders of the New New York Awards 2012! We’ll celebrate the...

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Every March, the Remember the Triangle Coalition, commemorates the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire that took the lives of 146 workers - mostly young immigrant women - in March 25, 1911 and commenorates the tragedy in honor of  immigrant and worker rights.

This year, on Tuesday, March 6th, the Remember the Triangle Coalition invites you to join the world's largest unemployment line,...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 5 years 51 weeks ago

We're gearing up for our annual Immigrants' Day of Action in Albany on Wednesday, March 14th, and there's still time for you to join us and the 1000-plus individuals who will be rallying for immigrant communities in New York state! Click here to join us in Albany.

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                          Photo: Reuters

If you missed the State of the Union 2012, you can watch it...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 4 weeks ago

Today, the Administration announced a small but significant proposal that would change 3-or10-Year bar waiver processing and allow the Department of Homeland Security to process waivers inside the United States for certain immigrant visa applicants so that the applicants can remain united with their families. While the proposed procedure is not...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 6 weeks ago

Dear Friends,

With our 25th anniversary year upon us, the New York Immigration Coalition ...
Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 9 weeks ago

On December 7th, the NYIC and our members spent some quality time together, enjoyed each other's company, and celebrated what we have accomplished this year at our annual meeting and holiday party!

Some of the victories that our member groups celebrated included:

  • We got the Obama administration to promise not to deport “low priority” cases. The 10,000 letters sent to the White House through the NYIC’s “Stroke of a Pen...
Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 9 weeks ago

Mural at CASA de Maryland community centerTwo Sundays ago, Bill Keller, journalist at the New York Times, wrote a column called, "The Good Newt" about the Republican candidates’handling of the immigration issue....

Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 9 weeks ago

There's big news stirring in the immigrant rights movement today. The New York Times today reported that the Justice Department's report following a three-year investigation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona, found that the sheriff's office has "a pervasive culture of discriminatory bias against Latinos."

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Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 10 weeks ago

NY communities, like communities across the country, continue to face threat of detention and deportation. UnderImmigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) expanding “Secure Communities” (or SComm), local police provide the fingerprints of people they have arrested (whether U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, person here on a...

Read More | written by thanuy | created 6 years 10 weeks ago

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