ICE arrests 41,318 immigrants in 3 months | ICE arrête 41.318 immigrants en 3 mois

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has arrested the past 3 months more than 41,000 individuals who are either known or suspected of being in the country illegally. This reflects an increase of 37.6 percent over the … Read More

ICE officers will not be allowed to enter any school unless absolutely required by law

By Mayor Bill de Blasio Too many of our public school students and their families are living in fear. They don’t know how new immigration policies coming from Washington might affect them. They worry about what might happen if Immigration … Read More

New Bill protects immigrant New Yorkers from immigration services fraud | Un nouveau projet de loi protège les immigrés New-Yorkais contre la fraude en matière d’immigration

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] New York City Council passed Intro. 746 on April 5, 2017. The bill originally introduced in Spring of 2015 prevents non-attorneys from providing fraudulent and/or unauthorized immigration legal services in New York City and creates new, stronger … Read More

NY Immigration Coalition Denounces Trump’s Second Attempt at Backdoor Muslim Ban | NY Immigration Coalition dénonce la seconde tentative d’interdiction d’entrée des musulmans aux Etats-Unis de Trump

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] On Monday, Donald Trump signed a “Muslim Ban 2.0” executive order targeting travelers and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen (Iraq was removed from the original list). The new order, … Read More

Video: Masjid Aqsa hosts Immigration Forum to reassure African community | La Mosquée Aqsa organise un Forum sur l’Immigration pour rassurer la communauté africaine

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By Isseu Diouf Campbell Pour les sous-titres en français cliquez sur CC [column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Masjid Aqsa-Salam hosted on February 26, 2017 an immigration forum for the African immigrant community in Harlem following rumors of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s raids … Read More

NYC: The NYPD will not conduct immigration enforcement | Le NYPD n’exécute pas d’opérations liées à l’immigration

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. 1. The NYPD … Read More

40 individuals arrested during ICE Enforcement Operations in New York

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The New York Immigration Coalition received information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially arrested nearly 40 individuals in the greater New York area, as part of a targeted enforcement operation. In a memo dated Saturday, February 11th, ICE … Read More

9th Circuit Court unanimously strikes down President Trump’s immigration travel ban

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Chief Judge Sydney R. Thomas In a unanimous decision on Thursday evening, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled to keep in place the temporary restraining order on President Trump’s executive order mandating an immigration travel ban on individuals from … Read More

This is what Federal judge Robart’s suspension of President Trump’s Executive Order means for immigrants

Late last Friday, Washington federal judge James Robart issued a ruling suspending President Trump’s Executive Order that had halted the country’s refugee program and banned nearly all travel from seven Muslim-majority nations. On early Sunday morning, the 9th Circuit Court … Read More

NYC pro-immigrant leaders respond to President Trump’s Immigration Agenda

At the New York Immigration Coalition this afternoon, advocates, immigrants, refugees, service providers, and elected officials gathered to condemn President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. Yesterday, the President signed Executive Orders during an appearance at Department of Homeland Security … Read More

NYC leaders call to resist President Trump’s immigration plans

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On January 26, 2017, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Congress Member Adriano Espaillat and immigration advocates from across the city will hold a press conference to speak out against and resist President Donald Trump’s newly announced executive orders on … Read More

Immigration: New York Elected Officials and Advocates Call on City to Pass Bill to Combat Fraudulent Immigration Services

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[New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Members Daniel Dromm, Carlos Menchaca, and Rafael Espinal joined New York Immigration Coalition and community advocates in a press conference, ahead of a joint hearing by the New York City Council … Read More

TPS for Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone extended to May 20, 2017

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Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is extending TPS benefits for beneficiaries of TPS under the designations of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for 6 months for the purpose of orderly transition before the designations terminate, effective May 21, 2017. … Read More

African Communities Together urges Homeland Security Secretary Johnson to renew TPS for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

On Monday September 19, at 10 a.m., African Communities Together will host a rally on Foley Square to urge Homeland Security Secretary Johnson to renew TPS for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. In 2014, President Obama enacted Temporary Protected Status … Read More

USCIS to naturalize 298 new citizens at Statue of Liberty National Monument

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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the National Park Service (NPS) will host a naturalization ceremony on Ellis Island, part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, on Friday, September 16th in honor of Citizenship and Constitution Day. Robert … 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

Color of Change urges Department of Homeland Security to divest from private prisons

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  The Department of Justice just announced it will end its relationship with private prisons–but the prison industrial complex is far from over. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)–the private prison industry’s largest client–will continue to operate over 155 Immigration … Read More

Cities for Action urges next president to commit to immigration reform

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Cities for Action is a national coalition of mayors and municipalities working together to support stronger, safer, and more economically prosperous cities and counties through urgently needed immigration action. We urge leaders from both the Democratic and Republican parties to … Read More

Coalition and partners launch Immigrants Vote! Campaign

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On July 18, close to one hundred New Yorkers, including members of black and immigrant communities, convened at Foley Square to launch the New York Immigration Coalition’s Immigrants Vote! Campaign and demand justice and accountability from our political system on … Read More

Governor Cuomo launches “NaturalizeNY,” waiving Naturalization Fee for 2,000 eligible immigrants

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched on July 14, “NaturalizeNY,” the first public-private partnership of its kind to encourage and assist eligible immigrants in New York State with becoming U.S. citizens. The initiative provides comprehensive support through the naturalization process – … Read More

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