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Monday, June 13, 2016

(New York, NY) On Sunday, communities across the country woke up to the shocking news of a mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

(New York, NY) On Wednesday, June 8th, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito came to an agreement on the FY2017 budget for the City of New

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

(New York, NY) On late Monday

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

 Government, Nonprofits, Community Leaders Call Federal Authorities to Designate TPS Status for Ecuadorian Nationals, Allowing Ecuadorian Immigrants to Stay in Country As Country Rebuilds

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

“A Budget for the City of Immigrants” Highlights Top Budget Priorities for Immigrant NYC Residents

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

(New York, NY) On Tuesday evening, at the elegant Capitale venue on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, four hundred individuals represent

Monday, May 23, 2016

(New York, NY) Following a second series of strong earthquakes in Ecuador on Wednesday, May 18th, the Ecuadorian government formally asked the United States to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ecuadorians living in the U.S while the country recovers from the series of massive earthquakes that have left over 700 people dead, thousands injured, and over 20,000 people homeless. The United States is home to more than 200,000 undocumented Ecuadorians, with about 65,000 potentially eligible Ecuadorean imm

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

 Decision will Benefit Thousands of New Yorkers Now Able to Practice 57 Technical Professions

Friday, May 13, 2016

(New York, NY) The New York Immigration Coalition expressed outrage today as news spread that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is preparing for a new round of nationwide immigration raids this May and June. Reuters has reported that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has told field offices nationwide to launch a 30-day "surge" of arrests focused on mothers and children with deportation orders. 

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

 New York City must strengthen expert attorneys and organizations to serve the complex legal needs of immigrant clients facing the system that exists today