Approaching 100th Day of Biden Administration, NPNA Reflects on Wins and Calls for Bold Action for Immigrants and Refugees

    Approaching 100th Day of Biden Administration, NPNA Reflects on Wins and Calls for Bold Action for Immigrants and Refugees WASHINGTON – As the 100th day of the Biden administration nears, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), a leading coalition of 41 immigrant and refugee rights organizations, applauds several strong victories for immigrants,…

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NPNA Urges Lawmakers to Include Immigrants in Access to Counsel Act 

NPNA Urges Lawmakers to Include Immigrants in Access to Counsel Act WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), a leading coalition of 41 immigrant & refugee rights organizations, urges lawmakers to include immigrants as it moves forward with important legislation that protects due process and prohibits discrimination. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives…

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New American Youth Leadership Council

Meet our Staff: Melissa & Nicole Meet the New American Youth Leadership Council Program Coordinator Melissa Holguin Pineda Meet our Executive Director Nicole Melaku About the New American Youth Leadership Council Program: “Youth leadership development is imperative to sustain and propel social change as we continue to advocate for the full inclusion and integration of…

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Chauvin Guilty Verdict Is A Step Toward Our Collective Humanity

Guilty Verdict Is A Step Toward Our Collective Humanity Decision Should Bring Systemic Changes for Policing in America WASHINGTON – As a guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial is announced, the National Partnership for New Americans, a leading national coalition of 41 immigrant and refugee rights organizations, is encouraged by this act of accountability…

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Former Refugees Appeal to Biden to Lift Refugee Admissions Cap

  Former Refugees Appeal to Biden to Lift Refugee Admissions Cap For immediate release April 6, 2021   WASHINGTON—More than 260 former refugee leaders today sent a letter to President Biden calling on him to make good on his commitment to lift the refugee admissions cap. President Biden campaigned on a pledge to restore the…

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As Federal Agency Heads Review Naturalization Barriers, NPNA Offers Recommendations on Making Citizenship Accessible to All

  As Federal Agency Heads Review Naturalization Barriers, NPNA Offers Recommendations on Making Citizenship Accessible to All   WASHINGTON – By this Saturday, the departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and State must develop a plan to improve the naturalization process, as required by an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Feb. 2. As…

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C4C Celebrates Reaching 100 Cities & Counties Committed To Increasing Citizenship Access

The Cities for Citizenship (C4C) nonpartisan national initiative celebrates the milestone of 100 city and county partners. The initiative of cities and counties working to increase citizenship among eligible U.S. permanent residents and to encourage investment in citizenship and financial empowerment programs was co-founded by the National Partnership for New Americans, Citi as the founding corporate partner, and the Center for Popular Democracy in 2014. 

NPNA Applauds More Inclusive COVID-relief package, Calls for Biden Administration and Congress to Prioritize Immigration Reform as Next Step in Revitalizing America

Ahead of the expected signing into law of President Joe Biden’s first major legislation today, American Rescue Plan, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), a leading national coalition of 41 immigrant and refugee rights organizations, congratulates Congress and the administration for getting much-needed relief to millions of individuals and families in dire financial straits.