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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

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

 As state lawmakers debate how best to meet the daunting challenges of closing the budget gap, rebuilding the economy, and safeguarding key services, more than 700 immigrant New Yorkers and their supporters gathered in Albany for the New York Immigration Coalition’s 14th Annual Immigrant’s Day of Action.

Recognizing the fiscal straits the State finds itself in, the participants in this day of action presented a detailed agenda that would help strengthen communities, rebuild the economy, and position New York as a model of common sense and justice for the nation.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Immigrant Community Leaders, Joined by State Electeds, Kick Off One-Month Countdown to Immigrants’ Day of Action in Albany

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

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

"In tonight's address to the nation, President Obama made a compelling argument that reforming our immigration system is a crucial factor in growing our economy and winning the future. He convincingly articulated the need to stop deporting the talented young people who could be enriching our nation.

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