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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Saturday, December 18, 2010

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

"Today the US Senate substituted political posturing and cowardice for leadership. With an eleventh-hour chance to pass the DREAM Act, the Senate chose to scuttle the opportunity for young people to fulfill their potential and contribute fully to our country, the only place they call home.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Young People Highlight Economic Imperative for DREAM Act, Present Giant Check of $2.3 Billion Dollars to the United States of America

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

In the run-up to the anticipated vote on the DREAM Act in Congress as soon as this week, a broad coalition of New York’s civic leaders – representing immigrant, faith, education, business, and labor communiities--came together to urge its passage. .

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Media Contacts:
Thanu Yakupitiyage, New York Immigration Coalition, 413-687-5160
Joe Taranto, Office of Council Member Melissa Mark-Viverito, 917-535-5531
Javier Valdes, Make the Road New York, 917-679-2971

Monday, November 15, 2010
 
New York Immigration Coalition Launches “With the Stroke of a Pen”
Campaign to Stop Unjust Deportations
And Calls for the Immediate Passage of the DREAM Act
During the Lame Duck Session
 
Friday, October 29, 2010

 The New York Immigration Coalition and the New York Community Media Alliance today released responses to a gubernatorial candidates' questionnaire developed jointly by the two organizations. All seven candidates for governor were offered the opportunity to answer the questionnaire; responses were received from Democratic Party candidate Andrew Cuomo, Green Party Candidate Howie Hawkins, and Libertarian Party candidate Warren Redlich. 

Monday, October 18, 2010

Turnout Among New York's Over 1 Million Immigrant Voters Could Sway Election Outcomes

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

NEW YORK- Six months since the historic passage of health care reform, several important changes in private health insurance have now gone into effect, improving access to affordable and quality health insurance for many New Yorkers, including immigrants. But without adequate community education about those changes, immigrant communities face significant barriers to leveraging health reform to ensure greater access and coverage.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

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