CURRENT PRESS RELEASES
On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Chancellor Fariña, and Commissioner Agarwal announced new guidance to schools around requests for access to schools and records by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Key provisions of the guidance include: sending the ICE officer outside the school while ICE’s paperwork is checked, requiring the principal to consult with the Senior Field Counsel before responding to ICE, notifying the parent after consulting with the Senior Field Counsel, and requiring judicial warrants as access criteria.
Today 30+ organizations and dozens of students launched the College Opportunity and Resource Expansion (CORE)
Decision will Benefit Thousands of New Yorkers Now Able to Practice 57 Technical Professions
New York Immigration Coalition and Citi Community Development Invest in High School Students
Advocates Say Literacy Is the Key to Social Integration in NYC
Advocates Call on Elected Officials to Invest in Immigrant New York through Integration Efforts, Health Care Access, Worker Protections, Driver’s Licenses for Immigrants and More
(New York, NY) Today, New York City Council Melissa Mark-Viverito delivered her annual State of the City address.
Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality Healthcare
(New York, NY) In Governor Cuomo’s 2016-2017 Executive Budget, funding for adult literacy education was included at $6.3 million, an amount that has remained flat for the past three years despite the fact that this amount is significantly short of meeting the needs of nearly 3.5 million adult New Yorkers who lack English proficiency, a high school diploma or both.
NYIC Education Collaborative’s Year-Long Campaign to Ensure Access to Translation Services for Immigrant Parents Leads to an Expansion of Services for Families; Boosts School Systems Ability to Support Immigrant Parents and their Children