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Trump's crackdown sparks fear and anger among immigrants here illegally Los Angeles Times 1/26/17 http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-trump-illegal-immigration-20170...

The executive orders coming from the White House will target a population that is overwhelmingly peaceful, and contributes to American society.

NYIC Seeking Stories of Refugees and Immigrants from Muslim Majority Countries

Are you a refugee or immigrant from Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Yemen, or Iran? 

If so, NYIC would like to hear from you. We are looking for people who want to share their story with us of how you or your family will be impacted by the President's executive orders.

Immigration News Update 1/24/17

Former Executive Director of Anti-Immigrant Hate Group FAIR Joins Trump Administration Southern Poverty Law Center 1/23/17

Immigration News Update 1/23/17

Pictures From Women’s Marches on Every Continent New York Times 1/22/17 https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/01/21/world/womens-march-pictur...

Check out views of women marching against Donald Trump across the globe.

Immigration News Update 1/20/17

Donald Trump Inauguration: Protests Break Out in Downtown Washington New York Times 1/20/17 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/20/us/politics/donald-trump-inauguration...

Comprehensive coverage of the inauguration and its aftermath.

Immigration News Update 1/19/17

New York gives legal guidance to sanctuary cities for immigrants Reuters 1/19/17

Immigration News Update 1/18/17

Trump pledges 'firm' immigration plan with 'a lot of heart' Politico 1/18/17

Staff Series: Mozeak Speaks

 

 André Mozeak, Civic Engagement Fellow

The NYIC's Civic Engagement Fellow, André Mozeak, works to engage immigrant New Yorkers in the political process through initiatives like our Student Voter Registration Day. Here, he shares his thoughts on living in Queens, working at the NYIC, the new year and the new administration.

Immigration News Update 1/17/17

‘This is Our New York’ initiative presents city’s diversity Washington Times 1/14/17 

Immigration News Update 1/13/17

Obama administration ends special immigration policy for Cubans Reuters 1/13/17
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cuba-immigration-idUSKBN14W2ZO

The Obama administration has ended the controversial "wet foot, dry foot" immigration policy that allowed Cubans without visas to become citizens.

written by Ayla Ojjeh, NYIC communications research intern 

On Sunday, millions of people from all over the world tuned in to watch the 89th Academy Awards Ceremony. The American political climate, coupled with the plenitude of colors, creeds and nationalities present at the historic Dolby theater, guaranteed overt resistance and calls for action from the Hollywood community. Effectively, a year after...

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The Memo: Trump’s Big Immigration Gamble The Hill 2/23/17

Memos released by the...

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White House punts new travel order to next week The Hill 2/22/17

The new travel executive order will not be released as expected this week.

Trump revokes Obama...

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New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions New York Times 2/21/17
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/21/us/politics/dhs-immigration-trump.html

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Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law NPR 2/21/17
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Donald Trump's Executive Order (which is currently under a restraining order) banning travel from Sudan, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, Iran, and Libya have forced us to ask difficult questions about who we are as a nation. Do we want to remain a welcoming country, a nation of immigrants? If so, we must continue to celebrate the brave people from around the world who have left...

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Written by Max Hadler, Health Specialist, New York Immigration Coalition

There have been widespread rumors...

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