2nd Wall Report

Read NPNA’s recent report, “Democracy Strangled: Second Wall of Barriers to Citizenship Risks Preventing Hundreds of Thousands of Immigrants from Naturalizing and Becoming Voters in Presidential Election of 2020″

The Washington Post covers DACA ‘race against time’

“It fell on people like a bag of bricks . . . and it’s only starting to sink in”— NPNA Executive Director Josh Hoyt NPNA and our partners and allies were interviewed for an article in The Washington Post on the ‘race against time’ facing immigrant rights and community organizations. The October 5 deadline for DACA…

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NPNA Presses DHS for DACA Renewal Extension

Today, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke, informing her of our disappointment in the Trump Administration’s decision to rescind DACA, and pressing for an extension for the DACA permit renewal to at least January 15, 2018, rather than the current unworkable deadline of…

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USCIS Unveils New Fee Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2016 Contact: Jonathan Lazatin, jonathan@partnershipfornewamericans.org USCIS Unveils New Fee Rule, Including NEW Partial Fee Waiver for Naturalization 1 million working poor can now afford to become U.S. citizens. U.S.Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a final rule adjusting the fees required for most immigration applications and petitions. The new fees will be…

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August Dispatch

This summer has been full of ups and downs, but recently team NPNA has a lot to celebrate. American Dreams Platform In December 2015, we launched the New American Dreams Platform, the first ever federal immigrant integration agenda created by our communities. The Platform, comprised of six planks, redefined what it means to be authentically,…

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July Dispatch

Continuing the Fight After the SCOTUS Decision This is Mayra. She is an undocumented mom who could have qualified for DAPA. She was also one of the first Community Navigators trained last May and has worked in the community with the Southwest Organizing Project in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. “We’re angry and sad. But we…

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Registration for NIIC 2016 is now open!

WE THE PEOPLE – the ninth annualNational Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) is coming to Nashville, Tennessee this December 11-13. Registration is open and discounted Early Bird rates are available through September 15.  Join us! This year’s NIIC takes place at a crucial crossroads for America and amid heightened national conversations on what it means to…

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SCOTUS 4-4 Tie on U.S. v Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 23, 2016 Contact Jonathan Lazatin, jonathan@partnershipfornewamericans.org   Supreme Court decides against five million, immigrant rights movement to fight for comprehensive reform  The fight for immigration reform and justice for immigrant families will continue CHICAGO—Today, in a 4-4 affirmation of the 5th Circuit Court’s decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against our families…

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