U.S. Supreme Court rules against Trump administration’s decision to end DACA

Today, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program holding the decision was arbitrary and capricious. Trump’s decision to terminate DACA put 700,000 DACA … Read More

Immigration: Nearly 30,000 DACA recipients are frontline health care workers in the fight against COVID-19, but Trump wants them deported, says NYIC

“If SCOTUS allows President Trump’s termination of DACA to go forward, Dreamers will lose their authorization to work and could be deported to countries they barely remember during a pandemic when “sheltering in place” and standing united is vital to … Read More

City launches ActionNYC DACA, a new education initiative for DACA- eligible immigrants

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The de Blasio administration and the City University of New York announced on Friday the launch of the ActionNYC DACA Education Initiative. The program will provide classes through nine community-based education providers to assist immigrant New Yorkers in fulfilling DACA’s … Read More

African Communities Together to host immigration event on July 11

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African Communities Together is inviting African community members to its monthly meeting on immigration held on July 11, 2016 in Harlem! The agenda will include the opportunity to: Hear about the US Supreme Court decision on the lawsuit against President … Read More

On Election Day, Coalition held rally to protest Supreme Court Decision

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New York Immigration Coalition and its members, immigrants and allies gathered at Foley Square on Tuesday, June 28th at 6pm to rally for immigrant New Yorkers in the wake of the Supreme Court’s failure to allow immigration relief programs to … Read More

What you need to know following Supremes’ Court decision on immigration

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Mayor de Blasio gathered on June 23, with elected officials and community leaders in the rotunda of City Hall to express disappointment at the Supreme Court’s decision blocking implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive actions. The decision means that the … Read More

Immigration: Obama’s remarks on the Supreme Court decision on U.S. versus Texas

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First, in the affirmative action case, I’m pleased that the Supreme Court upheld the basic notion that diversity is an important value in our society and that this country should provide a high-quality education to all our young people, regardless … Read More

The City launches ActionNYC, a free immigration legal help for immigrants

L-R: Maria Lizardo, Deputy Mayor Richard Buery, Nisha Agarwal, C. Mario Russell, Esq. and Linda Sarsour Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Commissioner Nisha Agarwal of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) hosted a roundtable discussion on the launch of ActionNYC … Read More

How to protect yourself from immigration services fraud

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Due to a federal court order delaying immigration relief, the federal government will not begin accepting requests for Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA), nor for the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), until … Read More

DACA expansion pushed back

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Due to a federal court order, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will not begin accepting requests for the expansion of DACA on February 18 as originally planned. The court’s temporary injunction, issued February 16, does not affect the … Read More

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