In this issue, we are delighted to share a feature article on the milestones of culture and politics of Peruvian immigrants in NYC, written by JHISN member Rosalinda Martinez, who has lived in NYC for almost 20 years after immigrating from Peru. Read More

In this issue, JHISN is excited to announce the launch of our crowdsourced Timeline of Immigrant Activism in Jackson Heights. You can help us build the story of our local history! Read More

In this week’s newsletter, we report on a new stage in the struggle of New York taxi drivers to secure debt relief and justice. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance has been demonstrating in front of City Hall around the clock for a month. Read More

We offer you this week, with collective hope, two promising stories about immigrant politics and creative power here in NYC. Read More

We are living in the middle of a human rights emergency. The ongoing war against immigrants and refugees is a catastrophe, not just for its direct victims, but for all freedom-loving people. Read More

The New York Department of Labor has created a form to apply to the Excluded Workers Fund at dol.ny.gov/EWF FAQ pages are available in 13 languages. Read More

If you stop and think about it, citizenship is a strange phenomenon. It’s an “official” status that gets assigned to each of us, for better or worse,based on lines on a map, and accidents of birth. Read More

At JHISN’s Community Gathering on October 17, activist Denise (Lupita) Romero spoke about her recent confrontation with US Senator Chuck Schumer. Read More

Who We Are

We are a group of people committed to standing in solidarity with our immigrant neighbors who are increasingly under attack. By alerting the public to abuses and disseminating information on the rights of immigrants, we strive to increase awareness and mobilize our community to support those in need.

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Get in Touch

If you need assistance, please reach out to us and we will do our best to get you the necessary support and resources.

We also welcome suggestions and information about other groups or events that may be of interest to immigrants or those who wish to stand in solidarity with them.

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Upcoming Events

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Additional Resources

Whether it’s issues of detainment, deportation, workplace discrimination, housing, or educational justice, there is a group somewhere that is ready to lend a helping hand. We have compiled a list of resources to assist the immigrant seeking support or the activist looking for a place to give back. If your organization isn’t on our list, please contact us and we’ll be happy to add it. Please click below for further information.

No Human Being is Illegal

Ningún Ser Humano Es Ilegal

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