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. 

NPNA Applauds Immigrant Inclusion in American Rescue Plan

As Congress continues to consider legislation that would bring urgently needed relief to individuals and families throughout the country, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) calls on lawmakers to prioritize the full inclusion of immigrants as a key pillar of policymaking in the 117th Congress and in future COVID relief efforts. The American Rescue Plan, approved by the Senate on Mar. 6, takes steps to advance the social and economic integration of immigrants into the fabric of American society, but regrettably, continues to exclude many immigrant families from relief. 

Senator Markey, Representative Meng, and NPNA Network Applaud Introduction of Immigration Reform Legislation with Inclusive Measures that Expand Access to Citizenship, Due Process, and Economic Opportunities

United States Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), U.S. Representative Grace Meng (D-N.Y.), and the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), a leading national coalition of 41 immigrant and refugee rights organizations, including the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA) and the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), applaud the inclusion of New Deal for New Americans Act provisions in President Joseph Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act.