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January 30, 2014
Immigration Scams linked to debate over reform: official
China Daily USA

January 29, 2014
New York State Office for New Americans Touts Its Free Immigrant Assistance and Referral Hotline

January 15, 2014
NYS Office for New Americans, The Cooper Union and the Bnai Zion Foundation Open Registration for Spring  2014 Free Job Retraining for High-Skilled New Americans in Science, Technology and Math
New York Department of State

January 15, 2014
Castellan Real Estate Partners will agree to pay back Spanish-speaking tenants forced out of apartments
New York Daily News

November 8, 2013
El Diario La Prensa
What would NYC do without immigrants

November 4, 2013
New York Department of State
NYS Office for New Americans Announces Innovative Public-Private partnership with The Cooper union and Bnai Zion Foundation to Expand Free Job Retraining for High-Skilled New Americans in the Field of Engineering

September 16, 2013
The New York State Office for New Americans and The New York Council for the Humanities Launch a Series of Community Coversations About Immigrants Throughout New York State.

August 12, 2013
New York Department of State
New York State Office for New Americans Opens Registration for 40-Hour Immigration Law Training

July 29, 2013
WBFO-FM (Buffalo)
State Program Boosts Immigrant Prospects

June 28, 2013
Syracuse Post-Standard
NY Secretary of State Says Immigration Reform is What The Economy Needs  

April 22, 2013
New York Secretary of State Cesar Perales Speaks at 2013 Daily News/CUNY Citizenship NOW! Hotline Drive

March 18, 2013
Gotham Gazette
New Paths of Opportunity for Immigrants

March 17, 2013
New York Daily News
It might not happen in Arizona, but here in New York Gov. Cuomo has launched an Office for New Americans

March 14, 2013
Cuomo launches Office for New Americans with free English classes, legal help and more

March 13, 2013
Rochester Democrat & Chronicle
NY creates office to help immigrants

March 13, 2013
Staten Island Advance
State’s Office for New Americans will have Center in Staten Island’s Clifton section

September 12, 2012
Quick Start to Program Offering Immigrants a Reprieve

August 16, 2012
The New York Law Journal discusses the legal profession’s efforts to assist youth with Deferred Action applications

August 10, 2012
New York Times editorial focuses on concerns regarding Deferred Action, including possible scams targeted at youth

July 26, 2012
El Diario, a Spanish-language newspaper, recently discussed Deferred Action scams being perpetrated against Latino immigrants

July 26, 2012
The New York Times reported on New York State’s efforts to prevent youth from being the victims of scams related to Deferred Action

June 25, 2012
This press release details the Secretary of State’s plan to allow immigrant youth to take advantage of new federal immigration rules and avoid exploitation by scammers

June 15, 2012
DHS publicized this press release on Deferred Action

April 9, 2012
Budget creates Office of New Americans

January 9, 2012
Gov. Cuomo proposes new state office to help refugees and immigrants with citizenship, jobs and more