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

New York Immigration Coalition draws attention to decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell New York Immigration Coalition held a multilingual media briefing on August 27, 2019 in Manhattan to draw attention to the decreasing number of programs for older immigrants entering NYC education system. Expert community leaders and advocates … 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

NYC: Jummah prayer and rally for immigrants and Muslims to be held today at JFK International Airport

The New York Immigration Coalition and Majlis Al Shura: The Islamic Leadership Council of Greater NY will hold a special interfaith rally and Jummah prayer to stand with New York’s Muslim and immigrant communities. New Yorkers of all faiths will … Read More

Photos: New York Immigration Coalition Immigrant Unit Rally

New York Immigration Coalition Immigrant Unit Rally

Student Voter Registration Day goes to NYC Schools

The New York Immigration Coalition, in partnership with New York City Council, NYC Votes, and the New York City Department of Education is hosting today, October 6, 2016, a Student Voter Registration Day (SVRD) in sixteen high schools across New … 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

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

New York Immigration Coalition calls on Senate to pass New York State DREAM Act

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The New York State DREAM Act passed through the New York State Assembly for the fourth time in four years. The New York State DREAM Act would allow undocumented college students who meet certain criteria to be eligible for state … Read More

African Services Committee receives the NYIC Member of the Year Award

L-R: Ilfenesh Hadera, ASC co-directors Kim Nichols, Asfaha Hadera, and Bakary Tandia, policy advocate of African Services Committee pose with their Member of the Year award   The first award of the New York Immigration Coalition 2016 Gala – the … Read More

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