Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and a Total of 51 Cities & Counties Oppose Proposed Fee Increases Pricing Out Millions from Citizenship and the American Dream

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 PRESS CONTACT: Susana Flores susana@communicationsshop.us 915.525.2434 Fernanda Durand fernanda@communicationsshop.us Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City and a Total of 51 Cities & Counties Oppose Proposed Fee Increases Pricing Out Millions from Citizenship and the American Dream WASHINGTON – The mayors of Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and 48…

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Census Test Survey Includes Citizenship Question: Increases Confusion and Fear in Immigrant Communities

NPNA Family Protection Network denounces the inclusion of now abandoned citizenship question in Census Test Survey after its rejection by the SCOTUS and abandonment by President Trump.  Chicago– In a period of constant threats of increased ICE arrests and raids, an entire housing complex of Latinos in North Carolina have been asked to fill out…

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Former Congressman Luis Gutierrez Continues “One Million For 2020” Campaign in Orlando This Weekend

Goal Aims to Help One Million Eligible Residents Become Citizens Nationwide Before 2020 ORLANDO, Fla. – Former Congressman Luis Gutierrez, who is currently Senior Advisor at the National Partnership for New Americans, will lend his presence and enthusiasm for one of the issues closest to his heart: converting eligible residents into citizens. He will participate in a…

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Trump Announces Reign of Terror

Immigrant Coalitions Step Forward with NPNA Family Protection Network WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) condemns President Donald Trump’s tweet threatening the destruction of “millions” of immigrant families through cruel and unnecessary deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The threat came on the eve of President Trump’s re-election announcement tonight in Orlando,…

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NPNA Applauds Historic Vote To Help Dreamers and TPS Beneficiaries

American Dream and Promise Act Passes House with Overwhelming Support, Attention Turns to Senate WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) released the following statement today on the passage of the American Dream and Promise Act, the first real move toward immigration reform in a decade.  Susan Collins, Director of Policy and Advocacy with the National Partnership for…

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NPNA, Members and Cities from Across the Country Launch National Campaign “Naturalize NOW” (“Hazte Ciudadano”)

The Campaign Aims to Assist One Million Eligible Residents By 2020 in Citizenship Application Process WHO: National Partnership for New Americans, CASA, CHIRLA, City Officials, Pedro Biaggi, and members of the community WHAT: National Launch “Hazte Ciudadano” WHEN: Wednesday, May 29th, 11:00 AM Eastern Standard Time WHERE: CASA, 8151 15th Ave, Hyattsville MD WASHINGTON  – As…

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Cissna’s USCIS Replacement, Ken Cuccinelli, Signals Escalation of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Cissna’s USCIS Replacement, Ken Cuccinelli, Signals Escalation of Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and Mi Familia Vota (MFV) are deeply alarmed that the replacement of the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services signals a new round of attacks on access to citizenship and other forms of immigration relief. In…

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CASA, CHIRLA, NPNA and UnidosUS Urges Congress to Hold USCIS Accountable for Second Wall of Delays, Backlogs and Directives that Obstruct U.S. Citizenship

WASHINGTON – Ahead of a meeting between USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), CASA, CHIRLA, National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) and UnidosUS urge Congress to launch an investigation into policies and practices causing citizenship applications to pile up at USCIS offices nationwide and which – most disturbingly – work to disproportionately…

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NPNA Criticizes Trump Administration’s Latest Attack on Immigrants

USCIS Plans to Eliminate Means-Tested Benefit as Evidence For Waiving Filing Fee WASHINGTON – The National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) strongly objected to a new Trump administration proposal which would eliminate fee waivers for immigrants applying for citizenship and other forms of immigration relief. In strongly worded remarks filed during an open comment period…

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A Celebration of Women Changing Their Communities One Person at a Time

On International Women’s Day, NPNA Recognizes Community Navigators Who Serve and Protect their Communities Every Day WASHINGTON – In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA) applauds and recognizes the outstanding work of hundreds of immigrant women nationwide who are helping their communities one person at a time through a program…

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