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Monday, June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court 

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Monday, June 26, 2017

The Supreme Court 

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The current political climate has brought fear and uncertainty to immigrant communities, leaving them vulnerable to scams

Monday, June 19, 2017

Together w/ Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez and NYCLU

Monday, June 19, 2017

Earlier today, New Yorkers gathered at the Department of Homeland Security building in downtown New York to call attention to the millions of fathers who spent Father’s Day separated from the families due to this country’s unjust mass incarceration and immigration detention systems. The event, co-hosted by Just Leadership USA and the New York Immigration Coalition, featured speakers directly impacted by this country’s unjust incarceration and detention systems.

Friday, June 16, 2017

On Thursday night, the fifth anniversary of the creation of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would not end the program.

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Following Homeland Security’s decision to extend the program for only six months, advocates organized a Weekend of Action to educate community members

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The New York Immigration Coalition held a press conference call to discuss the program, the impact of Department of Homeland Security’s decision, and what comes next for immigrants in America

Monday, May 22, 2017

 Today, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced his plan to temporarily extend the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program for Haitians by only six months. Tiffany Wheatland-Disu, Community Outreach Manager at the NYIC, responded:

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

According to new data provided by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), immigration arrests are up nearly 40% since Trump signed an executive order on immigration enforcement, and more than half include people without a criminal record.

In response, Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition issued the following statement:

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