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Thursday, March 10, 2016

 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 

Monday, July 14, 2014

Campaign Calls on President to Make Good on His Remarks to Take Executive Action to End Deportations, Provide Affirmative Relief

At Battery Park this morning, with the Statue of Liberty in the background, dozens of New Yorkers gathered to announce the next phase of the New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform Campaign, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition. New York leaders, advocates, and affected individuals gathered to call on President Obama to make good on his remarks to take executive action in his June 30th speech.

Friday, March 20, 2009

Bay Ridge tenants and community organizations, in alliance with a broad citywide coalition, rallied outside the district office of Senator Martin Golden, calling on him to co-sponsor the repeal of vacancy decontrol. Thirty percent of residents of Senate District 22 depend on rent regulation to protect against excessive rent increases and baseless evictions. Vacancy decontrol puts these rent regulated units in jeopardy. Senator Golden, despite his professed support of tenant causes, has not co-sponsored S2237-A, legislation that would close this loophole.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Rents up, incomes down, squeeze is on for city’s immigrant tenants

 

WHAT:

A press conference to release important new research findings about housing challenges faced by immigrant New Yorkers, with recommendations on how to address them.

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