KEEPING OUR PROMISE Dear Friends, I would like to wish you all a Happy New Year! As we reflect on the work of Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights this past year, and prepare our staff and community for the uncertainty of this new year, one thing is certain: We must begin to have tough and […]
Our Promise to Paul and to you. Many of our clients are at-risk and have confronted discrimination in the workforce, housing and in applying for benefits due to their non-citizen status. Paul Bladimir Peralta Ortiz, one of our clients who is 28 years old and native of Ecuador, learned about our services through our public […]
Member of the Week: Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
But the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights, which helped prepare 600 applications for citizenship over the last year, has noticed a substantial lag time in processing in 2016, which has resulted in some people not being naturalized in time to vote, Angela Fernandez, the group’s executive director, said. It took only three months to […]
The Washington Heights resident became a U.S. citizen on August 26, after seeking application assistance from the Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR).