By Hector Tobar U.S. Rep. Adriano Espaillat is the first Dominican member of the United States Congress. As part of an exploration of rising political power among Latino Americans, National Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s Office of Immigrant Affairs today launched its first-ever annual report. MOIA’s 2017 Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City,” provides a demographic snapshot of the city’s immigrant Continue Reading →
The de Blasio Administration today announced the issuance of citywide guidance and new NYPD protocols to clarify and institutionalize the City’s policy that it will not voluntarily cooperate with federal Continue Reading →
Dear Friends and Neighbors, We are a country built by immigrants from all over the world, who regardless of their legal status, make countless economic, social, and cultural contributions to Continue Reading →
With issues of immigration being a Harlem, national and international conversation, we thought this article about super Immigration lawyer Attorney Bradford “Brad” Bernstein would be timely.
An enormous exhibition by the activist artist Ai Weiwei, designed to draw attention to the world’s refugee crisis, is going on view at some 300 sites around New York City.
Yesterday, Rep. Adriano Espaillat joined by Rep. Joseph Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez, Rep. José E. Serrano, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, Continue Reading →
The City Council Committee on Immigration, chaired by Carlos Menchaca, and Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriquez and others reps responded quickly to the recent Trump Administration’s announcement signaling the end Continue Reading →
A statement on Immigration by East Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito: “The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act is a misguided and dangerous bill that – far from Continue Reading →
Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito opening statement at a public hearing on immigration Bills:
Manhattan Borough President Brewer Gale Brewer asks, do you know your rights? Do you know what to do or say? Do you know who to call? What will happen to Continue Reading →
The colorful mural, which is currently in the Community Education Center’s gym being assembled, depicts the flags from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and several of the countries included in President Continue Reading →
A statement by speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration Enforcement Memos:
On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito from Harlem responds to president elect Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration.
New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform, a campaign coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition is partnering with Culture Strike, a network of artists who support the movement for immigration Continue Reading →
Today, Partnership for Children’s Rights (PFCR), a not-for-profit law firm founded in 1999 to protect the rights of New York City’s disadvantaged and disabled children, will be merging into Mobilization for Continue Reading →
By Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat We recently recognized the anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, which ruled that separate meant unequal, ruling against Continue Reading →
NBC 4 New York / WNBC and Telemundo 47 New York / WNJU are teaming up with the four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants for the sixth annual Free Continue Reading →
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined high school seniors at the Manhattan Hunter Science High School today for New York City’s first-ever citywide, which aims to help register all eligible students Continue Reading →
The Health Department, in partnership with the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA), launched “¡Listos!”, a sex-positive marketing campaign that encourages Latinos to consider using pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as part of Continue Reading →
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release of a report by its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS) titled “Demanding Rights in an On-Demand Continue Reading →
Today, Reps. Adriano Espaillat, Zoe Lofgren , and Raúl M. Grijalva lead more than 80 Members of Congress in a letter sent to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Continue Reading →
From Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez: Dear Friends and Neighbors, Our fourth participatory budget cycle in District 10 has come to a close and the results are in.Over 2,000 District 10 Continue Reading →
Mayor de Blasio and Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced that the Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law is now in effect.
By Michael McQuillan and Michael Kosciol The March for Our Lives had a nationwide impact on our thoughts and actions on gun safety issues as hundreds of thousands rallied in Continue Reading →