NPNA Criticizes Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Immigrants

USCIS Plans to Eliminate Means-Tested Benefit as Evidence For Waiving Filing Fee WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) strongly objected to a new Trump administration proposal which would eliminate fee waivers for immigrants applying for citizenship and other forms of immigration relief. In strongly worded remarks filed during an open comment period…

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National Training in Chicago Empowers Immigrants to Serve & Protect their Community

Known as Community Navigators, They Serve A Community Under Attack CHICAGO – This Saturday, April 27, approximately 80 community navigators and trainers of navigators representing over 50 immigrant-rights organizations nationwide in Chicago to hold training sessions focusing on the rights of immigrants in our communities. The training, organized by the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA)…

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NPNA Calls on Eligible Low-Income Immigrants to Apply for Citizenship as Soon as Possible

Trump administration moves closer to limiting eligibility for fee waivers for citizenship and other applications–a direct attack on 244,000+ elderly and working poor immigrants who apply for citizenship every year  Washington – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) strongly condemns the Trump administration’s decision today to move a step closer toward finalizing a federal regulation…

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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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