Entries by immigrantdefense

Day of Action/Día de acción, May 21, Albany

Join #GreenLightNY in a final push to win #DriversLicensesNOW before the 2019 legislative session ends. Register here and stay tuned for details about the day’s activities. The political climate is changing rapidly, so Green Light NY asks for flexibility on the nature of the action and their capacity to provide transportation. Buses will leave at […]

Salute new court rules, keep working for legislation

Earlier this month, immigrants and advocates celebrated when the New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) adopted rules prohibiting ICE from arresting individuals in state courthouses without a judicial warrant or judicial order. Before the change, ICE often entered courthouses with administrative warrants or no warrants at all. NY is the first state to […]

Support needed

Dear Friends of UIDN, In early March, a fire broke out in a rented home in Kingston. It left two asylum-seeking families homeless. One of the children, Eduardo, is a second-grader in a local public school where children from diverse backgrounds are taught to respect each other and build a caring community. Sad and worried […]

Benefit concert, March 31

Sunday, March 31, 2-5 p.m. Holy Cross Santa Cruz Episcopal Church 30 Pine Grove Ave., Kingston The program features pieces by Johannes Brahms: Serenade No. 2 in A Major and Liebeslieder Waltzes, Opus 39a. Pianists Adelaide Robertson and Matthew Odell and narrator Marie Duane will accompany mezzo soprano Teresa Buchholz, baritone Robert Osborne, tenor Chuck […]

UIDN’s statement on the massacre in New Zealand

In the wake of the horrific massacre of Muslims at prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand, the Ulster Immigrant Defense Network expresses heartfelt condolences to the survivors and solidarity with our local Muslim community. Addressing injustice, discrimination, and hateful rhetoric suffered by immigrants is the focus of our efforts. Many in the Christchurch Muslim community were and are […]

Mon., March 11, call Congressman Delgado

Take Action Please call District 19’s Congressman Antonio Delgado, 202-225-5614. Let him know we support ALL members of our community and reject any targeting of immigrants. This call-in is backed by UIDN, Woodstock Immigrant Support, and the groups whose logos are shown here. Click on the logos to visit each group’s website. Background On February […]