Coalition’s 18th Annual “Immigrant Day of Action in Albany” Draws Hundreds of Immigrants and Advocates; Elected Officials Join to Push for NYIC State PrioritiesTuesday, 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.
NYIC, Education Collaborative Testify before City Council on Need to Improve Language Access for Immigrant ParentsWednesday, 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
Coalition Launches 2015 New York City Immigrant Equality Agenda, Convenes Electeds, Advocates to Discuss "State of the Immigrant City"Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Advocates Call for Support for City Resources for Vital Immigrant Services, Voter Registration, Immigrant Workers, and Access to Quality Healthcare
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR NEW AMERICANS, IMMIGRANT ADVOCATES AND PHILANTHROPIC ORGANIZATIONS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO INCREASE COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR RECENTLY ARRIVED CENTRAL AMERICAN CHILDREN ON LONG ISLANDMonday, 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
New York Immigrant Families Respond to Delay in Immigration Relief, Remain Undeterred in PreparationWednesday, February 18, 2015
Families, Providers and Advocates Criticize Federal Judge's Temporary Delay of Immigration Relief, Express Confidence in Right to Stay Together
Coalition’s Education Collaborative Launches New Campaign; Calls for Improving Translation and Interpretation for Immigrant ParentsTuesday, February 17, 2015
Immigrant Communities Urge Department of Education to Include Translation and Interpretation Responsibilities in New School Support Structure
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Despite Delay, Coalition Remains Confident in Implementation of Administrative Relief
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
The following is a statement from Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition:
“The NYIC congratulates Assemblymember Carl Heastie for his election as Assembly Speaker, and commends him for publically supporting the New York State DREAM Act and calling on its passage in his first public remarks as Speaker today.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Immigrant Assistance Service Enforcement Act creates new protections, rights, and opportunities for immigrant communities and their allies
In a multi-city press event in New York City and Albany, elected officials, legal service providers, and advocates, joined by United States Citizenship and Customs Enforcement (USCIS) and the Manhattan District Attorney’s office convened to discuss and celebrate the Immigrant Assistance Service Enforcement Act that goes into effect today.