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Friday, November 10, 2017
NYIC and Legal Aid Society Files Joint FOIA For Correspondence between USCIS, USPS, DHS
NEW YORK, NY– Several DACA recipients who filed applications for renewal well in advance of the October 5th deadline have been erroneously denied for allegedly missing that deadline. 
Thursday, November 9, 2017
New Agenda for New York to Reclaim National Leadership Role for Immigrants
NEW YORK, NY–  This morning, the New York Immigration Coalition presented the Blueprint for Immigrant New York - a broad, comprehensive policy agenda to ensure the success of immigrant communities in New York over the the next decade. In the face of federal threats to immigrant communities, the Blueprint highlights the important role New York State must play, in key areas including healthcare, education, justice reform, and economic opportunity. 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – Last night the Trump Administration ended Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Nicaraguans living in the U.S. The decision will affect 2,500 people. The administration has delayed making a decision on Hondurans with TPS, leaving 57,000 people in limbo.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Calls on Congress To Pass Clean DREAM Act & Immigration Relief
NEW YORK, NY– Yesterday, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) held a rally at Trump Tower to launch the Dream for Our New York campaign demanding that the entire New York Congressional delegation sign on and push for a “clean" DREAM Act and TPS relief after President Trump ended Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) two months ago.
Monday, November 6, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – Today, the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), 32BJ SEIU, Make the Road New York, and recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) held a press conference to speak out against Secretary Tillerson’s recommendation to end TPS and to call on Representative Daniel Donovan (R-NY) to support legislation to protect TPS recipients.
Thursday, November 2, 2017

Today, President Donald J. Trump posted on Twitter anti-immigrant statements regarding terrorism and Diversity Visa program. In response, Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) stated the following:

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

 Yesterday, a man driving a truck killed eight people and injured others. In response to increasing anti-Muslim sentiments after this incident, the New York Immigration Coalition Executive Director, Steve Choi, issued the following statement:

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

While the Trump administration tries (and fails) to ban certain Muslims from entering the US, the government is actively working at home to lock-up the immigrants already here.

Friday, October 20, 2017

 Today October 20th, 2017 the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Second Circuit of D.C heard arguments in Garza v. Hargan.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

 For Immediate Release