Cities for Citizenship Celebrates Five Years of Impact

National Network Grows to 86 Cities and Counties, Supporting Over One Million Lawful Permanent Residents NEW YORK — This September 17th on Citizenship Day, a day that celebrates those who have become U.S. citizens, Cities for Citizenship will celebrate its five-year anniversary. Launching with the Mayors of New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles in 2014, Cities for Citizenship…

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NPNA Denounces “Second Wall” Administrative Barriers to Citizenship Applicants with Disabilities

WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) condemns another troubling Trump administration policy change that would create a presumption that individuals with disabilities who fail to submit extensive medical paperwork when applying for a waiver from the English and civics exams as part of the citizenship process are trying to defraud the government….

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Refuge for Families Releases Delegation Report Conclusions: Safe Third Country Agreements Don’t Work

WASHINGTON – So-called safe third country agreements between the United States and Latin American nations are nothing but bullying tactics by the Trump Administration that are causing increased human rights abuses, rampant militarization, and lack of due process as other governments attempt to serve as an extension of U.S. immigration enforcement. This was the conclusion from…

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NPNA Condemns Policy Changes Singling Out Children Born Abroad to U.S. Residents or Recent Citizens

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration continues to one-up itself by targeting children born to recent U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents working for the U.S. government abroad or serving in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas. The policy announced yesterday seems to require these individuals apply for citizenship for their children instead of automatically receiving U.S. citizenship,…

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NPNA Announces 12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant Conference In Detroit Oct. 20-22, 2019

Largest Yearly National Gathering of Immigration and Refugee Rights Leaders Challenges U.S. to Live up to Promise of Statue of Liberty; Present Vision for Moving a United Country Forward; Promote Immigrant Civic Engagement DETROIT – As the 2020 presidential primary campaign picks up steam, theNational Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) today announced its 12th Annual “New American Dreams”…

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NPNA: Public Charge Rule Punishes the Poor, Raises ‘2nd Wall’

WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) released this statement regarding the new public charge rules announced today by the Trump administration. Joshua Hoyt, NPNA’s Executive Director: “The Trump administration’s decision to move forward with its proposed “public charge” regulation is cruel and discriminatory. For all of United States history, some immigrants have…

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U.S. Immigrant Rights Leaders to Engage in Talks with Central American Counterparts

Delegation To Guatemala and Mexico Centers Around Finding Solutions Based on Human Rights or Immigrants Fleeing Homeland    WASHINGTON – The Refuge for Families coalition will begin a five-day delegation trip Aug. 3 to Guatemala and Mexico to engage with local human rights advocates and government officials helping migrants against increased repressive policies along their route…

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ENTRAVISION COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION AND THE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP FOR NEW AMERICANS TO HOST A LIVE PHONE BANK EVENT TO PROMOTE NATIONAL CITIZENSHIP CAMPAIGN

It’s a historic, far-reaching event to target the Hispanic community  and advance the goal of one million eligible residents becoming U.S. citizens by next year   (Los Angeles, California) – With the goal of mobilizing as many Hispanic eligible residents across the nation to become U.S. citizens by next year, Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC)…

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