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Monday, January 22, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - On Friday, a partial

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it will take the unusual action of by-passing the normal appeals process in an attempt to fast-track the removal of young people who are protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - In response to new guidance published last night by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (U

Monday, January 8, 2018

Approximately 16,200 Salvadoran TPS Recipients Live in New York State

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
NEW YORK, NY – Today, January 3rd, Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his 2018 State of the State address in Albany to set his agenda for the year. In his remarks, Governor Cuomo gave a shout out to the rollback of federal protections and programs like DACA and mentioned passing a New York State version of the Dream Act, but omitted immigrant protections in his criminal justice platform, and other vital services for immigrants. 
Friday, December 22, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – In response to today’s 

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

NEW YORK, NY – Beginning yesterday

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
NEW YORK, NY – The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) traveled to Washington D.C. to rally on the steps of Capitol Hill and to lobby representatives from the New York Congressional delegation, urging them to pass a clean DREAM Act before the budget. At that time, the NYIC and advocacy partners staged a sit-in at the various congressional office as an act of civil disobedience. Afterwards, the activists and advocates met with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to discuss next steps.