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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.

A New Dawn for the New York Immigration Coalition

 

For the last several months we have been engaged in a strategic planning process designed to help us chart a path forward for the next five years.

Immigration News Update 1/12/17

Immigrants Head to Washington to Rally While Obama Is Still There New York Times 1/11/17
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/nyregion/immigrants-head-to-washin...

The New York Immigration Coalition and other groups will rally this Saturday, January 14, to protect immigrants' rights.

Immigration News Update 1/11/17

10 Key Moments and More From Trump’s News Conference The New York Times 1/11/17 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/11/us/politics/trump-news-conference-hig...

Trump now agrees that Russia was behind hacking, and other highlights from his most recent press conference.

Immigration News Update 1/10/17

Sessions defends his record on civil rights at U.S. Senate hearing Reuters 1/10/17 

Yemen re-designated for TPS, existing TPS extended 18 months

In an exciting development, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has once again designated Yemen for Temporary Protected Status (TPS).

The Secretary also extended existing TPS for an additional 18 months, from March 4, 2017 to September 3, 2018. 

Immigration News Update 1/9/17

Raids of Illegal Immigrants Bring Harsh Memories, and Strong Fears New York Times 1/2/17

 

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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

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 Today's curated news stories on immigration


 

Report: ICE detains domestic violence victim in court The Hill 2/15/17
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Trump rhetoric has created 'atmosphere of terror' for immigrants, advocate says Chicago Tribune 2/14/17
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Immigration officials announce 41 arrests in NYC as Sen. Schumer criticizes lack of transparency, waste of resources New York Daily news 2/13/17
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Over the weekend, the New York Immigration Coalition released breaking information about Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operations in New York. While ICE claims they are conducting “routine, targeted operations...

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