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New York Immigration Coalition to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), a policy and advocacy organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Chung-Wha Hong, Executive Director, will ring the Closing Bell, accompanied by Jose Antonio Vargas, founder, Define American, and other guests. Both Robert Greifeld, the chief executive of NASDAQ OMX Group, and Jose Antonio Vargas were recipients of the NYIC's Builders of the New New York award, at its 25th anniversary celebration earlier this month.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, June 25, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      

Contact:

Thanu Yakupitiyage

(212) 627-2227 x235 or 413-687-5160

tyaku@thenyic.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About New York Immigration Coalition:

The New York Immigration Coalition is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization for nearly 200 groups in New York State that work with immigrants and refugees. The NYIC aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. The NYIC promotes immigrants' full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice for New York's diverse immigrant communities.

To learn more, visit us at www.thenyic.org

Follow us on Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/thenyic

Follow us on Twitter:   http://twitter.com/#!/thenyic

Follow us on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheNYIC

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6.2 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily.  Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century.  To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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