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Asian Americans Advancing Justice Outraged by Recent ICE Raids PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Asian Americans Advancing Justice   
Thursday, 16 February 2017 22:26

Washington DC- In response to news this past week about surges in detentions and deportations by ICE and a rising fear and anxiety amongst immigrant communities, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (Advancing Justice), an affiliation of five civil rights organizations, issues the following statement:

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Immigrants' Valentine's Day vigil: "Love Fights Back” rally hosted for Immigrants in New York PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 22:37

Exclusive: 6 photos, 1 video: New York- On Valentine's Day evening, New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) hosted a rally to stand up for immigrant communities who are under attack by the newly elected U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s unjust executive orders, which have caused fear and anxiety about immigrant deportations and 7-country Muslim travel bans across the country. In a rally called “Love Fights Back”, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, a Democrat, said, "We all come from somewhere and all welcome here in New York City. In fact, immigrants, Muslims from all over the world make New York City world's great city but without them, it is not a great city. ...we have 150 languages in our city, thank goodness. Immigrants own 83,000 businesses in our city and they are 40% of our work force. The immigrant community earns a 100 billion dollars a year."

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Amidst Increased Enforcement, Coalition to Host “Love Fights Back” Rally for Immigrants PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)   
Tuesday, 14 February 2017 22:30

Exclusive: New York- Today, on Valentine’s Day, hundreds of New Yorkers attended a rally planned by the New York Immigration Coalition to stand up for immigrant communities who are under attack by President Trump’s cruel and unjust executive orders, which have caused fear and anxiety about deportations, raids, and new immigration bans. In a rally called “Love Fights Back”, NYIC calls on New Yorkers to convene at Foley Square to show their love and solidarity for immigrant communities, and to vow to protect these communities currently under attack.

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Immigration Coalition to Host today “Love Fights Back” Rally for Immigrants in New York PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)   
Monday, 13 February 2017 23:59

New York- WHAT: On Valentine’s Day, New York Immigration Coalition will host a rally to stand up for immigrant communities who are under attack by President Trump’s cruel and unjust executive orders, which have caused fear and anxiety about deportations and travel bans across the country.

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Madheshi Association in America (MAA) announced to celebrate Holi on March 12th in New York PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Sunday, 12 February 2017 19:24

New York- The Greater New York (NY-NJ) Chapter of Madheshi Association in America (MAA) held its first press conference & community leader meet & greet event followed by welcome reception of MAA central committee president Suneel Sah.

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ICE arrested 40 individuals in the greater New York area, Immigration Coalition fighting back PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC)   
Sunday, 12 February 2017 19:09

Exclusive: New York- Following several days of growing national concern about increase ICE enforcement activity, the New York Immigration Coalition received information that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has officially arrested nearly 40 individuals in the greater New York area, as part of a targeted enforcement operation. In a memo dated Saturday, February 11th, ICE claimed that these arrests were part of “routine, daily targeted operations” and noted that additional persons encountered during these operations would, “when appropriated [sic], arrested by ICE.” ICE has already confirmed operations in five other states last week.

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Nepali Model Jangbu Sherpa Debuted at 2nd Annual SMGlobal Catwalk Fashion Week in New York PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Saturday, 11 February 2017 23:28

Special: New York- Nepali flag and traditional Sherpa costumes were highlight of his debut catwalk at 2nd Annual SMGlobal Catwalk Fashion Week in New York City when New Yorker Nepali Model Lakpa Jangbu Sherpa shone with his well-built figure. Mr. Sherpa is wellknown DJ, actor and model in New York. Add a comment
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"Targeted ICE Enforcement Actions are Underway"- American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Friday, 10 February 2017 23:19

Exclusive: New Yokr- AILA has received information that ICE has once again commenced targeted enforcement actions by reinstituting "Operation Cross Check." The operation is focused on three populations:

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World's No. 1 American Company Apple CEO Tim Cook says, "Apple would not exist without immigration" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Saturday, 28 January 2017 17:57

Exclusive: "Apple believes deeply in the importance of immigration -- both to our company and to our nation's future. Apple would not exist without immigration, let alone thrive and innovate the way we do." Add a comment
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Only three Nepali Companies are exhibiting at 14th Annual New York Times Travel Show 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Friday, 27 January 2017 22:21

Exclusive: 6 photos; 1 video: New York- There are only three Nepali trekking and travel companies that are participating at the 14th Annual New York Times Travel Show 2017 which is scheduled between January 27-29 at Jacob's Javits Center, Manhattan, New York. Among the 333 travel, trekking & leisure related private companies and government entities from 150 countries, International Sherpa Guides (USA/Nepal) which is owned and operated by NRN ICC North America DPR AC Sherpa, Adventure Small World Treks & Expedition of Ngima Lama Sherpa and Global Asia Tours & Travel of Mahendra Poudel, are from Nepal.

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Adhikaar Appoints Its next Executive Director, Pabitra Benjamin PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 26 January 2017 19:21

Exclusive: New York- Adhikaar, a New York City based Nepali women led organization has appointed its next Executive Director, Pabitra Benjamin. Previously, Benjamin had worked as Field Director and Interim campaign Manager for Amnesty International. Adhikaar's outgoing Executive Director was Luna Ranjit who co-founded Adhikaar in 2005. Add a comment
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Thousands participated in Women's March on New Jersey's capital Trenton ! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Saturday, 21 January 2017 16:44

Exclusive: 15 photos, 1 video: Trenton, NJ- There were more than six thousands women and men of different color, creed and nationalities participating in the Women's March on New Jersey campaign that hosted in state's capital city Trenton. Add a comment
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Internet Health: Not a Partisan Issue PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Saturday, 21 January 2017 16:12

In the wake of the U.S. Presidential election and transition efforts, people across the country have been forming and discussing their opinions on divisive issues like taxes, immigration, education, health care, climate change and more. And, the transpiring inauguration activities bring many of these issues to the forefront. However, we believe that no matter what your political lean is, there is one topic that should not be a partisan issue: internet health. Add a comment
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U.S. 45th President Donald Trump's Inaugural Speech 2017 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Friday, 20 January 2017 13:19

"When America is united, America is totally unstoppable."
"Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come."
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Washington DC- "Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. Add a comment
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Today the inauguration, tomorrow we march! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by National Domestic Workers Alliance   
Friday, 20 January 2017 10:43

“Women's rights are human rights, and so are immigrant’s and children’s. We're all American and for me that's what this march is about. We need to show the power we have as grassroots movements. I need to create change for my family and community, for the world.” - Ezzie, Colorado Domestic Worker
Exclusive: New York- Tomorrow, Ezzie is joining NDWA and hundreds of domestic workers for the historic Women’s March on Washington. We are marching together to show the Trump administration that our lives, as women, women of color, Muslims, LGBT, immigrants and mothers, should be respected. All of us will be vulnerable under this new administration. More than ever, we need to come together to defend democracy at its very core — to ensure that everyone is treated with dignity and fairness. Add a comment
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TOMORROW: Rally outside of Trump International Hotel & Tower Will you join NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, and thousands of New Yorkers at the rally? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mark Ruffalo and Michael Moore   
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 14:52

Dear fellow MoveOn member,

Donald Trump's agenda threatens many people across the country. His agenda threatens people in the immigrant community with mass deportation and threatens the lives of over 30 million people who have health insurance under Obamacare. And President-elect Trump threatens us all by denying climate change. Add a comment
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Journalists, lawyers, NGOs mobilize to protect freedom of the press in USA PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP)   
Monday, 16 January 2017 21:32

Exclusive: Washington DC- Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP) urges to form a colliation for a common interest in protecting freedom of the press and securing rights granted by the First Amendment. In its press release, RCFP says " More than 50 journalists, lawyers, media rights advocates, and First Amendment stakeholders came together yesterday with a common interest in protecting freedom of the press and securing rights granted by the First Amendment. In discussing top priorities as the Trump administration takes shape, the group agreed that countering legal threats to reporters – such as leaks investigations, libel suits, and a disregard for the Freedom of Information Act – and promoting a public policy in support of the public’s right to know are crucial areas that require a unified response. Add a comment
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U.S. President Barack Obama’s farewell speech, 2017 (full transcript) PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 22:55

"America is a better, stronger place than it was when we started."
"After all, we remain the wealthiest, most powerful, and most respected nation on Earth. Our youth and drive, our diversity and openness, our boundless capacity for risk and reinvention mean that the future should be ours."
"America wasn’t weakened by the presence of these newcomers; they embraced this nation’s creed, and it was strengthened."

Complete text of U.S. President Barack Obama’s address as prepared for delivery, provided by the White House.
Exclusive: 3 photos: "It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my turn to say thanks. Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools; at farms and on factory floors; at diners and on distant outposts – are what have kept me honest, kept me inspired, and kept me going. Every day, I learned from you. You made me a better President, and you made me a better man. Add a comment
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Thousands March from UN HQ to Trump Tower to Support Immigrant New York on International Migrants Day PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New York Immigration Coalition   
Sunday, 18 December 2016 21:32

A Month before the Inauguration of President-Elect Donald Trump, New Yorkers, including Elected Officials, Advocates, and Community Members, Pledge to Protect Immigrants from Anti-Immigrant Policies
Exclusive: New York- On Sunday, December 18th, withstanding rain, thousands of New Yorkers came out on globally recognized International Migrants Day to attend “The March for Immigrant New York”. Organized by the New York Immigration Coalition and sponsored by 85 organizations representing immigrant rights and advocacy, legal services, labor, faith, civil rights, LGBTQI, women’s rights, and anti-violence groups, today’s march brought together New Yorkers to send a clear message to President-elect Trump and his administration that immigrant communities are here to stay. Rally participants pledged to help protect and defend immigrant New Yorkers, and fight back against hate and anti-immigrant policies. Add a comment
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An Open Letter to President-elect Donald Trump by a coalition of media organizations in Americas PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 18:34

Dear President-elect Trump,

We, a group of diverse journalism associations representing thousands of journalists from the nation's capital to every corner of the country, begin this letter on a hopeful note. Your administration is a blank slate and we are eager to work with you to perpetuate one of this nation's great strengths: our freedom of the press. Add a comment
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Immigrant Advocates and Nepali Groups Applauds Extension of TPS (Temporary Protected Status) for Nepal PDF Print E-mail
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Written by New York Immigration Coalition   
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 17:46

Exclusive- New York, NY- On Tuesday, October 25th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it would extend the designation of temporary protected status (TPS) for Nepal by a period of 18 months from December 25th, 2016 through June 24th, 2018. The extension will allow eligible Nepali nationals to continue to live and work in the United States for this period of time and to continue to support their families and love ones who were victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal in May of 2015. Add a comment
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Two Nepali plays- 'Yajnaseni' and 'Yatra' are being played in New York City on November 5th, 2016 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Sunday, 16 October 2016 11:38

Special: 3 photos: New York- Nepal's pioneer actress Nisha Sharma is performing as woman protagonist as Draupadi in 'Yajnaseni' (45 mins.) and there will be another solo performance of 'Yatra' (30 mins.) by veteran playwright director and actor Sunil Pokharel which are scheduled one show on November 5, 2016, 2 pm at 777 Theater, 777 8th Ave., New York. Add a comment
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An emotional farewell to Adhikaar's co-founder Luna Ranjit who gave the voice to many voiceless PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 23:06

न्यू योर्क शहरका मेयर ब्लाजियोद्वारा 'अधिकार' कि संस्थापक लुना रन्जितको सम्मानमा सेप्टेम्वर २८ लाई "लुना रन्जित डे" दिवस घोषणा
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New York- Hundreds of thousands, if not millions, immigrant workers, especially women domestic workers in the United States and around the world were so inspired and impacted when Luna Ranjit​ of Adhikaar, a New York City based Nepali women led organization has partnered with other advocacy and rights groups that have successfully fought to ensure the rights of domestic workers in USA and around the world that gave a global voice to many voiceless people. Today, marks the new beginning to Ms. Ranjit after leading a decade in that social and political will change movement that, finally, she has decided to hang her gloves but she says she will be around whenever a need arises.

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NRNA 9th Regional Conference concluded with NRNA NJ Declaration 2016 ! PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Sunday, 28 August 2016 21:40

Exclusive: 40 photos: New Jersey- The New Jersey Declaration of NRNA 9th Regional Conference announced by NRNA Spokesperson Ranju Thapa at the closing ceremony of conference in New Jersey, USA. NRNA ICC President Shesh Ghale who is Global Goodwill Ambassador of Nepal and one of richest persons in Australia, has concluded the conference after thanking all supporters and co-sponsors of the conference. The conference Coordinator and RC Sonam Lama chaired the event and DRC Ac Sherpa Salaka delivered his vote of thanks. The conference was schedule between August 27 & 28, 2016.

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NRNs ICC Leaders are gathering in USA to chart out the ambitious goal: "NRNA VISION 2020 & BEYOND" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pradeep Thapa Magar   
Friday, 12 August 2016 11:59

एनआरएनएको नवौं क्षेत्रीय सम्मेलन अमेरिकाको न्यू जर्सीमा अगष्ट २७ र २८ तारिख आयोजना हुने भएकोछ तर को को नेता आउँदैछन्?
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The NRNA 9th Regional Conference will be held in New Jersey, USA between August 27 & 28, 2016. The conference's theme is "NRNA VISION 2020 & BEYOND". NRN leaders will chart out the vision 2020 agenda and goals during the conference.

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