Issues: Immigration

Press Conference: After the shocking signing in Arizona of the nation's harshest anti-immigration law Senators Peralta & Serrano will be holding a press conference to denounce the new law, and to call for immediate, comprehensive immigration reform

Albany, NY)- After the shocking signing in Arizona of the nation's harshest anti-immigration law, Senators Jose Peralta (D-Queens) and José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) will hold a press conference tomorrow to denounce the new law, and to call for immediate, comprehensive immigration reform. Arizona Bill 1070, which was signed into law on Friday, April 23rd, requires law enforcement to question people regarding their immigration status and to arrest individuals if there is "reasonable suspicion" that they are in the country illegally.

April 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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Serrano and Peralta to Denounce Arizona's New Immigration Law

(Albany, NY)-  After the shocking signing in Arizona of the nation's harshest anti-immigration law, Senators José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) and Jose Peralta (D-Queens) will hold a press conference tomorrow to denounce the new law, and to call for immediate, comprehensive immigration reform.

April 27, 2010
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Press Conference: Serrano and Peralta to Denounce Arizona's New Immigration Policy

(Albany, NY)-  After the shocking signing in Arizona of the nation's harshest anti-immigration law, Senators José M. Serrano (D-Manhattan/Bronx) and Jose Peralta (D-Queens) will hold a press conference tomorrow to denounce the new law, and to call for immediate, comprehensive immigration reform. Arizona Bill 1070, which was signed into law on Friday, April 23rd, requires law enforcement to question people regarding their immigration status and to arrest individuals if there is "reasonable suspicion" that they are in the country illegally.

April 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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*NY State Senator Jose Peralta supports Congressman Raul Grijalva’s opposition to Arizona State legislature Bill SB1070 *

*“Anti-immigrant, anti-American”*

 

 State Senator Jose Peralta supports Congressman Raul Grijalva’s opposition

to Arizona State legislature bill SB1070 Peralta said “I support Arizona

Congressman Raul Grijalva’s objection to SB1070. As a Dominican American

who represents one of the most diverse communities in this country, I find

Arizona’s SB1070 anti-immigrant, anti-American and unconstitutional. This

April 25, 2010
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*NY State Senator Jose Peralta supports Congressman Raul Grijalva’s opposition to Arizona State legislature Bill SB1070 *

*“Anti-immigrant, anti-American”*

 State Senator Jose Peralta supports Congressman Raul Grijalva’s opposition

to Arizona State legislature bill SB1070 Peralta said “I support Arizona

Congressman Raul Grijalva’s objection to SB1070. As a Dominican American

who represents one of the most diverse communities in this country, I find

Arizona’s SB1070 anti-immigrant, anti-American and unconstitutional. This

bill does not address comprehensive immigration reform; instead it will

April 24, 2010
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Senator Eric T. Schneiderman's Statement on Arizona's New Anti-Immigrant Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 24, 2010 CONTACT: James Freedland | jfreedland@schneiderman.org
SENATOR ERIC T. SCHNEIDERMAN'S STATEMENT ON ARIZONA ANTI-IMMIGRANT LAW

April 24, 2010
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Citizenship Now! Free Application Assistance

Senator Addabbo and CUNY are co-sponsoring FREE Citizenship Application Assistance on Saturday, June 12th at PS 88 in Ridgewood.

Experienced lawyers and other immigration professionals will assist you in filling out forms if you meet all of the following naturalization requirements:

You have resided in the US as a permanent resident for 5 years or 3 years of permanent residence if married to and living with a US citizen
You have been physically present in the US for half of the 5 or 3 year period
You are at least 18 years old

June 12, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Forum/Town Hall: ¡Sí, Se Puede!: Fulfilling the Promise of Immigration Reform

Immigration has been and continues to be one of the key forces sustaining and driving America’s success. However, due to federal inaction and the anti-immigrant rhetoric of the political right, Congress has been unable to pass a comprehensive reform bill to empower a new generation of immigrants to fully contribute to our way of life. This session will discuss the current policy and political outlook for immigration reform and the tools and strategies needed to help groups mobilize their communities and influence Congress to support humane and progressive change.

 

April 17, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Hispanic Senators Meet with Governor Paterson

The L WordBy Ken LovettDaily News

March 23, 2010
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Serrano to Community: "Know Your Rights, Know Your Precinct"

On January 27th, Senator José M. Serrano co-hosted “Know Your Rights, Know Your Precinct,” an information session aiming to acquaint East Harlem immigrants with the resources available through the 23rd precinct. “No one’s immigration status should determine their safety,” said the Senator. “It is extremely important for immigrants everywhere to know their rights and to feel safe in the communities in which they reside.”

January 26, 2010
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CITIZENSHIP NOW EVENT YIELDS CROWDS OF MANY EAGER APPLICANTS

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

October 20, 2009
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CITIZENSHIP NOW EVENT YIELDS CROWDS OF MANY EAGER APPLICANTS

FROM THE OFFICE OF STATE SENATOR KEVIN PARKER

October 20, 2009
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SENATOR PARKER AND CUNY HOST CITIZENSHIP EVENT

Brooklyn lawmaker joins CUNY to offer fair, fast, and affordable immigration services for all newcomers

 

October 10, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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La Coalicion "El Barrio Contra La Deportacion" Lanza Reporte Final

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA EL REPORTE FINAL, LA REFORMA MIGRATORIA COMIENZA AQUÍ

East Harlem, NY-  La coalición de oficiales electos y líderes comunitarios “El Barrio Contra la Deportación” hoy publicó su reporte final, y mandó 1,000 cartas de petición al Presidente Obama. Fue la culminación de una campaña educacional y organizativa iniciada en Mayo de este año.

September 17, 2009
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