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Posts Tagged ‘ Cuomo ’

Immigrant Leaders Demand Action from Governor Cuomo

January 9, 2014
Immigrant Leaders Demand Action from Governor Cuomo

From the New York immigration Coalition: Today, immigrant community leaders from across the state and representatives from the New York Immigration Coalition responded to Governor Cuomo’s “State of the State” address, and highlighted the Coalition’s top ten state budget and policy priorities for 2014. Passage of New York State DREAM legislation; allowing access to...
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Cuomo Proposes Creation of Office for New Americans

January 4, 2012
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Today, during his annual State of the State Address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed the creation of a New York State Office for New Americans. Here is what he said: We must also live up to the promise of the Lady in our Harbor and ensure that New York remains a land of opportunity for...
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NYSIAF’s Chung-Wha Hong on Gov. Cuomo’s New Language Access Policy

October 7, 2011
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Chung-Wha Hong, executive director, the New York Immigration Coalition and New York State Immigrant Action, made the following statement yesterday hailing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new language access policy: “We are so proud to be New Yorkers today! At a time when states like Alabama are coming undone with the most un-American, inhumane, and self-destructive...
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Victory! Cuomo Announces Language Access Policy

October 6, 2011
Andrew Cuomo

In a major victory for immigrants, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced a new statewide language access policy. The change had been long fought for by the New York Immigration Coalition and New York State Immigrant Action Fund, as well as by regional networks like the Hudson Valley Community Coalition and the Long Island...
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“Secure Communities” Program Insecure in New York

May 14, 2011
Vigil Secure Communities

This week saw momentum growing for New York State to withdraw from the Secure Communities program following the announcement that Illinois was pulling out.  Diverse faith community leaders, joined by advocates and community members, held a vigil in front of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s New York City office to urge the Governor to end New...
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Paladino Closes In On Cuomo

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September 22, 2010
UpstateNYer

So much for the idea that New York’s November election will be boring. A new poll finds that Andrew Cuomo only has a six point lead among likely voters over Carl Paladino in the race for governor. Paladino has stirred up strong negatives with a harsh anti-immigrant stand, but with one-in-six New Yorkers identifying...
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