New York Attorney General Letitia James co-led a coalition of 22 attorneys general, in pushing back against the ongoing effort by Texas to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Back in February, DACAMERA presented the world premiere of Tyshawn Sorey’s Monochromatic Light (Afterlife), written to honor the 50th anniversary of Houston’s Rothko Chapel.
Today, members of the New York Immigration Coalition, DACA recipients, and elected officials gathered at Castle Clinton at Battery Park in lower Manhattan, America’s first immigration station, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Today, Harlem Rep. Espaillat released the following statement in recognition of the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
In response to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’s (USCIS) compliance with a federal court order.
Yesterday, Cities for Action—a coalition of over 200 U.S. mayors and county executives advocating for pro-immigrant federal policies and launching innovative, inclusive programs and policies at the local level.
In a 5-4 majority opinion the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the Trump administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program violated the Administrative Procedure Act and was, thus, unlawful.
Representative Adriano Espaillat was joined by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR) and immigrant advocates during a press conference held earlier today at his Washington Heights district office.
Leading House Democrats issued the statements below after the Department of Homeland Security announced its decision to reconsider the applications of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who applied for an extension by the deadline but were rejected after delays by the U.S. Postal Service and at agency receiving locations.
New York City signed on to an amicus brief this week, led by Los Angeles and alongside twenty-four other jurisdictions and the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Here’s the statement and video from East Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito:
Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito remarked: “For me it’s very hard to maintain my composure when we see the level of cruelty and inhumanity that consistently is being inflicted by this administration.
Following the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement:
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat and Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen issued the following joint statement on their letter to President Donald Trump on his decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat, released the following statement as President Trump considers whether to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides certainty to young men and women who were brought to America as children.