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Thursday, March 25, 2010

Following is a statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition, concerning enactment of historic health reform legislation:

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Below are the remarks of Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition, to be delivered at the close of today's March for America.

"We are almost at the end of our rally. Now the real work begins.

To Senators Graham and Schumer, we say thank you for your leadership; to the rest of Congress, we say join them to get legislation done.

Sunday, March 21, 2010
Statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Today's crowd, hundreds of thousands strong, was testament to the depth of emotion and sense of urgency felt across the country at the gridlock that has afflicted Washington for years, preventing it from reforming our immigration system so that it serves the national interest and reflects the values that we hold dear as a nation.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition:

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Statement by Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition, who attended today’s White House meeting on immigration:

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Anger Rising at White House for Empty Promises, Lack of Leadership, Increased Deportations

 Dozens of immigrant leaders joined the New York Immigration Coalition on the steps of City Hall today to announce the remarkable effort underway to mobilize immigrant, labor, and faith communities from across New York State for a major immigration reform rally in the nation’s capital on March 21st.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

In spite of the endless saga of dysfunction that too often characterizes the capital, hundreds of immigrant New Yorkers and their supporters gathered here today with their vision for a brighter future. They rallied against devastating budget cuts to immigrant integration programs and called for passage of language access, farmworker, and other essential legislative and budget measures that uphold civil rights and promote the state’s economic recovery.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Events Statewide Highlight Urgent Need for Common-Sense Policies

A dozen adventurous New Yorkers set off today on a five-day road trip across New York State to call for immediate action on immigration reform. The caravan, billed as the “Road Trip for Our Future,” will stop in ten cities and towns throughout the state, where it will join up with local groups for rallies and other actions.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Already Facing Greater Barriers to Care, Immigrants Will Continue to be Disproportionately Excluded from Coverage

Monday, October 26, 2009

Immigrant voters who are hungry to hear about where New York City’s mayoral candidates stand on important immigrant issues finally have something to sink their teeth into.

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