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Friday, April 17, 2015

The New York Immigration Coalition applauds the introduction of Int. No. 746 yesterday in the New York City Council, a bill aimed at toughening requirements on businesses and providers that provide immigrant services in New York City to ensure that they cannot mislead consumers into accepting fraudulent immigration legal assistance.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A Victory for Immigrant Communities, and America

White House Task Force on New Americans addresses key stakeholder recommendations, calls for proactive, innovative policies to support immigrant integration, build citizenship services and foster a welcoming atmosphere for all New Americans
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Today, the New York Immigration Coalition expressed profound disappointment that the New York State DREAM Act would be taken out of the New York State 2015-2016 budget. When reports last week indicated that the DREAM Act would be likely taken out of the budget, the NYIC advocated fervently for its inclusion in order to provide critical college tuition assistance for youth, including more than 4,000 undocumented students who graduate from New York's high schools each year.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Successful Initiative by Coalition, City Council, Consulates, and Partners Has Provided Thousands with Identity Documents, Workshops, and Legal Services

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  (New York, NY) Today, dozens of DREAMers and advocates staged a rally in front of 250 Broadway to say that they will not accept the removal of New York State DREAM from the state budget. Among the ralliers were DREAMers who have pledged to hunger strike until the New York State DREAM is included in the budget.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Immigrants and Allies Join Push for DREAM Act, Support for Unaccompanied Minors, Immigrant Services

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Today, the New York State DREAM Act passed through the New York State Assembly for the third time in three years. The New York State DREAM Act would allow undocumented college students who meet certain criteria to be eligible for state financial aid. If enacted, New York would join California, Texas, New Mexico and Minnesota as the fifth state to offer access to financial support from public and private sources.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Today, Kim Sykes, senior manager of education advocacy at the New York Immigration Coalition, led dozens of other advocates and members of the Coalition's Ed

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality Healthcare

Monday, February 23, 2015

Public and Private Funding to Increase Access to Needed Services, Including Number of Attorneys Able to Handle Cases and Support Children and Families in the Communities Where They Live


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