Press Releases & Op – Eds
Recent Media Coverage
Pandemic brings unique challenges for ESL students, families. Daily Free Press- March 11, 2021
Advocates cautiously optimistic about Biden’s immigration policies . Sampan – February 19, 2021
Immigration, Healthcare, and the Law: Hospital Partnership Helps Patients Seeking Legal Foothold in the U.S. Health City- July 27, 2020
Irish community has conversation on Black Lives Matter. Boston Irish Reporter – July 27, 2020
Gerard Doherty, longtime Charlestown & Boston political leader, dies. Boston Irish Reporter – June 17, 2020
Irish community organizations in Boston step up in a big way during the pandemic. Boston Irish Reporter – June 14, 2020
Immigrant center takes a broader focus. The Boston Globe – March 16, 2020
Irish Intl. Immigrant Center Is Now Rian Immigrant Center. Massnonprofit News – February 27, 2020
Boston’s Irish International Immigrant Center now called Rian Immigrant Center. Irish Massachusetts – February 26, 2020
Irish International Immigrant Center becomes The Rian Immigrant Center. Patch – February 27, 2020
The Irish International Immigrant Center becomes the Rian Immigrant Center. Sampan – February 26, 2020.
While Others Wait, One Teen in Boston is Granted Medical Deferred Action. WBUR News- December 12, 2019.
After A Month Of Public Outcry, Immigration Officials Resume Medical Deferrals For Deportation. WBUR News- September 19, 2019.
Trump reverses course on immigrant medical program. CommonWealth Magazine- September 20, 2019.
Civil rights groups file lawsuit against end to deportation relief for medical conditions. CNN- September 5, 2019
Mass. groups sue to stop policy change that would deport families of seriously ill children. Boston Globe- September 5, 2019
Lawsuit seeks to halt termination of immigrant medical care. CommonWealth Magazine- September 5, 2019
After Public Outcry, Feds Agree to Reopen Certain Medical Deferral Requests. WBUR News- September 3, 2019
Immigrant children with life-threatening illnesses facing possible deportation. CBS News- August 29, 2019
The Trump Administration Now Wants to Deport Children With Cancer. Rolling Stone- August 29, 2019
New Trump policy would deport severely-ill undocumented migrants. MSNBC, The Beat With Ari Melber- August 28, 2019
Trump administration ends relief program for immigrants with medical issues. ABC News- August 28, 2019
Trump admin looks to eject medically vulnerable immigrant kids. MSNBC, The Rachel Maddow Show – August 27, 2019
Trump admin targeting families of ailing children for deportation. MSNBC, The Rachel Maddow Show – August 27, 2019
Trump Administration Ends Protection For Migrants’ Medical Care. NPR – August 27, 2019
Advocates Blast Trump Admin’s Ending Of Immigrant Medical Deferments. WBZ News Radio, Boston – August 26, 2019
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS NOW DEPORTING KIDS WITH CANCER. Vanity Fair – August 27, 2019
New Federal Immigration Move Would Deport Some Sick Children. WGBH News – August 26, 2019
After Receiving Denial Letters, Immigrants Fear End Of Medical Deferral Program. WBUR – August 26, 2019
Administration ends protection for migrant medical care. The Washington Post – August 26, 2019
‘I feel like I’m signing my son’s death warrant.’ Children at Boston hospitals face deportation. The Boston Globe – August 26, 2019
IIIC Work with BMC Patients. Boston Medical Center – August 6, 2019
“US Immigration Clampdown”. Irish Independent – July 20th 2019
“We Are in This Together:” Boston’s Irish Immigrants Discuss Challenges. NECN – March 17 2019
WGBH Feature with Stephanie Leydon. WGBH – April 11, 2019.
Past Press Releases
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