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CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
Saturday, June 18, 2011

Today, the New York Immigration Coalition joined Congress Members Yvette Clarke and Luis Gutierrez at a public forum in Brooklyn to highlight the urgent need to reform our immigration system and put an end to the senseless deportations and suffering of families.

Friday, June 10, 2011

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

Monday, June 6, 2011

Affordable Legal Services and Adult English Classes for Low-Income New Yorkers at Stake

With the threat of budget cuts looming, more than a hundred people representing immigrant groups across the city joined City Council members, the New York Immigration Coalition, UJA-Federation of New York, and United Neighborhood Houses on the steps of City Hall to demand the protection of Immigrant Opportunities Initiative (IOI) funding.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

“Open Letter” in 12 Languages Promises Confidentiality

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) President Alan D. Aviles and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama have joined together to issue a reassuring message to immigrant New Yorkers who may not be accessing healthcare services for fear of having their immigration status disclosed to federal authorities. 

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

New York’s Senators Sign on as Co-sponsors

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

"We welcome the reintroduction today of the DREAM Act in the Senate. This important piece of legislation offers talented young people, Americans in all but paperwork, an opportunity to live their dreams and earn their way to U.S. citizenship in the country they call home.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

NYIC to President: Yes You Can Stop the Deportations

Friday, May 6, 2011
Calls on Governor Cuomo to Join Illinois in Rejecting the Program

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

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
 Pelting Rain, Pending Cuts Don’t Dampen Spirits as Dozens of Organizations Rally to Safeguard Funding and Strengthen Families
 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Immigrant Groups' Mark Health Care Reform's Anniversary

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