A Celebration of Women Changing Their Communities One Person at a Time

On International Women’s Day, NPNA Recognizes Community Navigators Who Serve and Protect their Communities Every Day WASHINGTON – In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) applauds and recognizes the outstanding work of hundreds of immigrant women nationwide who are helping their communities one person at a time through a program…

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Data Confirms Urgency to Get in Line for Naturalization Process

USCIS Still Fails to Reduce Growing Backlog of Citizenship Applications Raising Pressure on Eligible Residents to Apply Now WASHINGTON – Citizenship application backlogs remain at record-level highs while processing delays have increased over last year, showing that streamlining the citizenship process remains a critical issue ahead of the 2020 election. The newest U.S. Citizenship and…

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As Trump Builds a Second Wall Around U.S. Citizenship, NPNA Launches ‘One Million Citizens in 2020’ Campaign

NPNA responds forcefully to President Trump’s “Second Wall” of Bureaucratic Barriers and Backlogs to Citizenship by Launching a “One Million Citizens by 2020” Campaign to Educate and Support New Americans Seeking Citizenship  (Recording of the press conference from 2/21/19 below) WASHINGTON –  Today, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA)and its members and allies across the…

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National Coalition Calls on Those Eligible to Apply for Citizenship and for President Trump to Stop Strangling Naturalizations

NPNA, together with National Leaders, Demand Trump ‘Tear Down the Second Wall’ of Barriers to Citizenship and Announce “One Million Citizens by 2020” Campaign WHAT: National press conference call to urge 1 million eligible legal permanent residents (LPRs) to apply for citizenship now and to condemn the bureaucratic obstruction of the naturalization process by the Trump…

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Rejection of US lawyers and journalists attempting to enter Mexico limits access to information, legal representation, and freedom of expression

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Yanci Nuñez: ynunez@alianzaamericas.org Susana Flores susana@communicationsshop.us 915-525-2434 Amy Shannon ashannon@alianzaamericas.org 708-404-6801 CHICAGO – February 4, 2019 — Over the past days, several news outlets have reported that US immigration attorneys and journalists have been denied entry into Mexico. The affected individuals report that the stated reason for the denial was that they…

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NPNA and Former Congressman Gutiérrez Condemn Trump’s Hypocrisy

Trump Hosts Naturalization Ceremony While Building “Second Wall” CONTACT: SUSANA FLORES (915) 525 2434 susana@communicationsshop.us Washington DC  – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), a national coalition of immigrant and refugee rights organizations in over 30 states, condemns the blatant hypocrisy of President Trump holding a naturalization ceremony at the White House today while making it more…

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Former U.S. Representative Luis Gutiérrez Joins NPNA as Senior Policy Advisor Following Departure from Congress

CHICAGO, IL –The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) Board welcomes former Congressman Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), who announced today in a video posted to his social media accounts the official commencement of his work as Senior Policy Advisor to the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) following his departure from Congress last week. Gutiérrez also began his new role as Political Commentator at…

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NIIC 2018 Launches Clear Directive: Pass Immigration Reform Within 100 Days of the New Congress

WASHINGTON – The National Immigrant Integration Conference 2018launched today with an outstanding line-up of speakers, more than 1,200 attendees ready to find solutions to some of the most pressing issues affecting immigrants and refugees, and a renewed call to address immigration reform in the first 100 days of the new Congress. “The immigrant coalitions that make up…

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This is Not The America We Know

Closing Down The Border and Firing Tear Gas is Not Who We Are and Not The Solution for Migrants Legally Seeking Asylum WASHINGTON – Today, the lead organizations of the #RefugeForFamilies Campaign, including the National Partnership for New Americans, Fair Immigration Reform Movement Alianza Americas, and We Are All America, released this statement in response to the order by U.S….

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