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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

The Board of Directors of the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven Choi as executive director, effective June 24, 2013. He succeeds Chung-Wha Hong, who has been at the NYIC for twelve years, the past eight as executive director.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Today, on the steps of City Hall in New York City, New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a statewide coalition of 150 business, labor, faith and grassroots organizations coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition, held a press conference to launch ‘Remember November,’ a series of actions in the next phase to pass immigration reform. The campaign was joined by Congressman José Serrano, a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and longstanding advocate for immigration reform.

Thursday, May 23, 2013
 On the heels of the immigration bill winning bipartisan support by Senate Judiciary Committee, immigrant groups intensify calls for reform

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

 The following statement is from Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition: 

Thursday, May 16, 2013

The following is a statement from Karen Kaminsky, deputy executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 Coalition’s Diverse Groups Lead Call for Immigration Reform at Annual Workers/Immigrants Rights Rally
Monday, April 29, 2013

   2013 Fellows Face a Landscape Changed by DACA and the Prospect of Immigration Reform

Thursday, April 25, 2013

(New York, NY) As the Senate Judiciary Committee went into its first day of debate on the bipartisan immigration reform bill introduced by the Senate Gang of Eight last week, lawyers and advocates from the New York Immigration Coalition hosted a briefing to discuss specific components of the proposed bill.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

 Immigrant, Labor, and Faith Leaders Acknowledge this Historic Step and Discuss What Comes Next in the Fight for Immigration Reform 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

 (Washington, D.C) Early Wednesday morning, more than 2,000 New Yorkers—immigrant families and their friends and supporters; community, faith, and labor leaders—boarded 42 buses throughout the state to head to the nation’s capital. Their message was simple: the time is now for Congress to take this historic opportunity to fix our broken immigration system and provide a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.


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