Inspiring Speakers Featured for the NIIC 2019 in Detroit

Largest Immigrant and Refugee Integration Conference in the Nation Starts Sunday! DETROIT – A list of exemplary speakers will be featured at the 12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC2019) starting Sunday, Oct 20, and going through Tuesday 22, in Detroit.Planned Parenthood’s Alexis McGill Johnson, the acting president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation of…

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When Did Fighting for Citizenship Become Controversial?

The NIIC 2019 Examines and Strategizes Under a Changing Landscape That is Hurting Immigrants and Their Families   DETROIT  – With little over a week before the kick-off of the 12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC2019) Oct 20-22, immigrant and refugee rights leaders are beginning to gather in Detroit to share ideas, organize and…

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Free Concert of Colors Features Chicano Band Las Cafeteras, Saladin Ahmed, Pathe Jassi, and Sean Blackman Trio

Artists Play at NIIC 2019 in Support of Unity and Diversity   DETROIT – As part of the 12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC 2019) the Detroit’s renowned Concert of Colors world music festival will offer NIIC attendees and the greater Detroit community a free night of performances by a variety of acclaimed artists. Following the…

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NIIC 2019 “New American Dreams” Offers Inspiring Voices During Three-Day Conference in Detroit

WASHINGTON –While the federal government continues to wage an all-out war on immigrants and refugees on the public and policy fronts, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) will present some of the most visionary and brave voices in the movement at it’s 12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC 2019) in Detroit Oct…

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Refuge For Families Condemns Slashing Refugee Intake Limit

Refuge for Families, a transnational initiative to address and develop a humane and unified movement responsive to the plight of migrants along the Central America-US corridor, released the following statement in response to a Trump administration announcement that it would slash the number of refugees admitted into the country to 18,000 per year, down from…

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Federal Court Orders Trump Administration To Release Documents About Citizenship Backlogs

Court Says Immigrant Rights Groups Must Receive Documents Related to Backlogs and Wait Times WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) welcomes a federal court’s decision ordering the Trump administration to release information related to the backlog and processing delays of citizenship applications, as part of the government’s response to a Freedom…

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Citizenship Restrictions Violate Voting and Civil Rights

Civil Rights Commission Report Finds Government is Blocking Permanent Residents from Accessing Benefits and Voting WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and NPNA member organization, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition (CIRC) applaud the conclusions of a report  released by the Colorado State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights , calling for immediate…

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New American Dreams Platform to Take Center Stage at NIIC 2019 Conference in Detroit

DETROIT – At a time of historic hostility toward immigrants, refugees, and Muslims, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) is leading the way by setting its platform for the country based on issues, strategies and an ethos of inclusivity, equity, and shared opportunity and prosperity that will be the centerpiece of it’s  12th Annual “New American Dreams” National Immigrant…

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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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