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TPS Extended!

Over the past months, ACT and our partners in the Coalition for TPS Renewal have waged a campaign to save Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Congressional Leaders Call on DHS to Renew TPS

On the eve of the deadline for Homeland Security to announce whether it will renew Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, 39 members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary Jeh Johnson asking him to extend the program.

Huge Win in Fight For Language Access

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, New York City officials announced that voter registration forms will be translated into an additional five languages, including: Arabic, French, Haitian Creole, Russian, and Urdu.

ACT Members Prepare For Court Interpreter Certification

On May 28, 2016 six members from ACT's interpreter corps met with local attorneys to prepare for the New York State Court Interpreter Exam.

ACT Members Meet and Declare 6 Months is Not Enough!

On May 2, 2016 ACT members met to discuss immigration. The meeting opened with a discussion on Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which provides immigrants from countries affected by Ebola with the documentation to live and work in America.

Who Is Affected By TPS Reauthorization

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Meet Elizabeth, 53, of Guinea. Elizabeth received TPS in 2016.

Who Is Affected By TPS Reauthorization

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 Meet Lawrence, 53, of Sierra Leone. He received Temporary Protected Status in 2014. 

African Hair Braiders and the Fight for Immigration Reform

The connection between African hair braiders in NYC and ACT’s enduring struggle for immigration reform is stronger than ever!

February Member of the Month

Read about the February 2016 Member of the Month, Fatoumata Sangare! Fatoumata has been a member of African Communities Together since 2015.

United States v. Texas: Supreme Court to Review DAPA

Today, the United States Supreme Court agreed to review President Obama's executive orders on immigration. The Court will decide in April whether millions of undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, or whose children are U.S. citizens and permanent residents, will receive working papers and protection from deportation.

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