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City of Refuge action

Immigrant Groups Launch 24 Hours Of Action Against Refugee Ban

A coalition of immigrant, religious, labor, and humanitarian organizations declared New York “A City of Refuge” as they kicked off 24-hours of action in defense of refugees today in Downtown Manhattan. Activist groups coordinated by African Communities Together (ACT) gathered for a [...]

March 28, 2017 Immigration, News
Melissa Mark-Viverito

City Speaker Defends New York City Sanctuary Status

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito argued that immigrants have had a net positive effect on New York at a talk on sanctuary cities at the Tenement Museum in the Lower East Side this week. “Here we are in [...]

March 3, 2017 Immigration, News