Immigrant Rights Groups Oppose Trump’s Proposed Regulation Cutting off Access to Citizenship for Over 244,000 Eligible Immigrants

Advocates Rush to Challenge Changes that would Eliminate Obama-era Policy Allowing Fee Waivers for Elderly and Working Poor Immigrants Applying for Citizenship WASHINGTON – A growing group of immigrant rights advocates is demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) withdraw its proposed regulation cutting off access to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of eligible immigrants…

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La Crisis de Refugiados y el Éxodo son el Tema Central de National Immigrant Integration Conference 2018 de NPNA

WASHINGTON – La historia de miles de refugiados centroamericanos que hacen el arduo viaje a pie hacia la frontera de los Estados Unidos puede haber desaparecido de los titulares después de las elecciones, pero la difícil situación de los inmigrantes que huyen de la violencia, la pobreza y la inestabilidad política no va a desaparecer. “En América…

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The Plight of Refugees and the Exodus Take Center Stage at NPNA’S National Immigrant Integration Conference 2018

WASHINGTON _ The story of thousands of Central American refugees making the arduous journey on foot toward the U.S. border may have predictably fallen off the headlines after the elections, but the plight of migrants fleeing violence, poverty, and political instability is not going away. “In Central America, there is hunger, extreme violence, and rampant corruption. We…

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Voters Reject Trump’s Vision, Elevate Candidates Rooted in American Principles of Inclusion and Opportunity

WASHINGTON – Last night, a more diverse electorate, including Latinos, African Americans, and Asians, rejected the hateful, anti-immigrant agenda of division put forth by President Donald Trump.  This newly energized electorate voted for more women and people of color who reaffirmed the principles of inclusion and opportunity for all on which the United States was founded….

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NPNA’s NIIC 2018 Vows to Unravel Lack of Access by Would-Be Voters and Residents Seeking Citizenship

WASHINGTON — Ahead of the midterm elections and following a campaign season mired in questionable voter disenfranchisement efforts in Georgia, Texas and North Dakota, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA)is gearing up for its National Immigrant Integration Conference (NIIC) 2018 by vowing to unravel the anti-democratic practices created through policy changes, administrative decree and bureaucratic stalling that are keeping…

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NPNA Anuncia la Conferencia Nacional de Integración de Inmigrantes (NIIC) en Arlington, Virginia Diciembre 9 – 11

El Encuentro Anual más grande de Líderes de Derechos de Inmigración y Refugiados de toda la Nación está listo para establecer la plataforma de “New American Dreams” un enfoque de sentido común para apoyar a las comunidades de inmigrantes y refugiados WASHINGTON – Tras uno de los años más desgarradores en la historia reciente de las…

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NPNA Condemns the Administration’s Decision to Punish Working Poor New Americans

‘Sawing off the lantern arm of the Statue of Liberty’ (WASHINGTON) – The National Partnership for New Americans strongly condemns the proposed regulation that the Trump Administration announced on Saturday to exclude immigrants from receiving lawful permanent residency (LPR) based on their use of public benefits.  The proposed regulation would expand the circumstances where U.S….

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In Celebration of Citizenship Day, ‘Cities for Citizenship’ Expands National Bipartisan Effort To Naturalize New Americans,

Awards ‘America is Home’ Grants To 14 Cities To Promote Naturalization, As Mayors From Over 68 Cities Across The Nation Participate In Events To Foster Citizenship And Highlight Benefits Washington DC  – To celebrate “Citizenship Day” on September 17, the  Cities For Citizenship (C4C) network will announce a major push by mayors across the U.S. to support…

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U.S. Mayors Urge USCIS Director to Reduce Egregious Backlog of Citizenship Applications That Create a “Second Wall” for Immigrants

(Washington, DC) —  Nearly 50 U.S. mayors and county executives delivered a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Lee Francis Cissna today demanding that his agency reduce the backlog of over 753,000 pending citizenship applications and demanding that it reduce the time it currently takes to process those applications down to six months. Some…

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