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ACT Welcomes Ghanaian Entrepreneur

alloysius.jpgAlloysius Attah speaks to reception attendees.

 

ACT Members are Ready for Action

May 19, 2015 was the day that President Obama’s Executive Action immigration program was scheduled to start accepting applications. Executive Action will give relief and work opportunity to millions of undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children or who are parents of American children. But Executive Action has been blocked by a lawsuit and is being held up in court.

On May 19, 2015 the struggle for fair and humane immigration reform continued. NY’s immigrant communities rallied to demand an end to delays, and the opportunity to apply for DAPA.

Fighting for the DREAM

On May 14, 2015 dozens of ACT members, black immigrants, and allies rallied as part of Black Communities for the DREAM (BC4D).

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Members of ACT and other community organizations assemble in Harlem for the BC4D rally.

ACT Members Meet to Discuss Immigration Reform

Members of African Communities Together met at the Harlem Dream Center on Monday, April 20, 2015 to learn about immigration reform and talk about how we can make our voices heard.

Two Steps Forward for Language Access

For tens of thousands of African New Yorkers, language can be a major barrier. In the last month, ACT has led two important breakthroughs to help African immigrants access services and engage in their community.

ACT Welcomes Mayor's Action in Support of Immigration Reform

ACT Executive Director Amaha Kassa was quoted in a recent media advisory from Mayor Bill DeBlasio, announcing that New York is joining with 73 other cities and counties to urge that President Obama’s executive actions on immigration be implemented immediately.

ACT Director Talks Ebola Stigma on BBC-PRI The World

ACT Director Amaha Kassa was interviewed on The World, a program of the BBC and Public Radio International, talking about African immigrants, Ebola stigma, and the African Community Defense Project.

ACT Director Talks Ebola Stigma on BBC-PRI The World - African Community Defense Project

ACT Director Amaha Kassa was interviewed on The World, a program of the BBC and Public Radio International, talking about African immigrants, Ebola stigma, and the African Community Defense Project.

Liberian Government Condemns Ebola Stigma - African Community Defense Project

The Liberian government issued a hard-hitting statement condemning blanket stigma against and exclusion of Liberian nationals who do not present any risk of Ebola infection.

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