CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
New York Must Address Eligibility, Documentation, Outreach, and Oversight Barriers to Ensure Access to Health Care for Immigrant New Yorkers
Pledges to Mobilize Families and Communities to Strengthen Reforms
With momentum building for immigration reform at the White House and in Congress, New Yorkers gathered at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan to amplify the call for legislation that includes a path to citizenship for the undocumented and to announce nationwide mobilization on April 10th, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The following is a statement from Ms. Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of The New York Immigration Coalition:
Survey of 62 Cases in New York Highlights Deficiencies in the Policy’s Implementation
Strong Latino, Asian and Immigrant Turnout across Country Points to Urgency of Reform
Three days after Latinos, Asians and immigrants across the country voted in record numbers and proved to be the decisive factor in the outcome of the election, members of Congress, advocates and immigrant community members in New York came together to put immigrant families among the top priorities for Congress in 2013.
Immigrant Groups Gear Up for Action to Make Good on President’s Promise of Immigration Reform
A diverse coalition of immigrant groups across New York State vowed today to hold the President and Congress accountable for turning promise into reality, words into action, and a broken system into one that keeps families together, strengthens our economy, and upholds our values as a nation.
More Than 30 Groups Join with Election Protection in Letter to Cuomo
In response to advocacy by a diverse coalition of groups, Governor Cuomo announced late this afternoon that all New Yorkers would be able to vote by paper ballot (known as an affidavit ballot) at any polling place in the state, and that all such ballots would be counted.
2.5 Million Limited English Proficient New Yorkers Will Now Receive Language Services at State Agencies
Advocates Will Hold Telephonic Press Conference to Answer Questions on This Important Policy