The Mayor And Uptown’s Levine Say Immigrants Could Be Harmed By “Public Charge” Proposal

Mayor de Blasio, uptowns Mark Levine and others today announced the results of a preliminary analysis showing that, if enacted, the Trump Administration’s “public charge” proposal could harm up to 475,000 immigrant New Yorkers. Continue Reading →

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Harris, Harlem’s Espaillat Lead Lawmakers To Reject Expansion Of Family Immigration Detention

Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris and Harlem Representative Adriano Espaillat led 74 lawmakers in a letter requesting that Republican Congressional leaders …

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de Blasio Administration Allocates Millions For Immigrant Families From Harlem To Hollis

As a group of volunteer attorneys recruited from several City agencies returns after spending a week assisting detained immigrant families near the southern border.

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First Lady Chirlane McCray Meet Rosayra Pablo Cruz And Family

Earlier this week we reported that the first lady met with the Calderon family, this afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Rosayra Pablo Cruz and her two sons at Gracie Mansion. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Recognized For Efforts To Support Immigrant Families

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat was recognized by the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) for his efforts protecting the rights of immigrants. Continue Reading →

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First Lady McCray Meet Calderon Family And Immigration Issues From Harlem To Hollis

The Mayor Bill de Blasio administration has been engaged with immigration issues the few years both in and out of Harlem. This afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Pablo Villavicencio Calderon, his wife, his mother-in-law, and his two young children.

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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Reunites Honduran Mother, Rosa Amelia, With Separated Children

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement on the successful reunification of Honduran mother, Rosa Amelia Peralta, with her children today at the Cayuga Center located in East Harlem. Continue Reading →

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Immigrant Sons And Daughters Taken From Parents Being Held In East Harlem

Patch reports that a foster care center in East Harlem is being used to house migrant children separated from their families at the United States’ southern border, according to reports and city officials. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick Largest Citizenship Drive In NYC And Ever In The USA

The New Americans Campaign (NAC) NY/NJ Partners announced that registration is now open for Lawful Permanent Residents (also known as Green Card Holders or LPRs) who want to apply to become U.S. Citizens. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Reps Adriano Espaillat, Lofgren And Grijalva Lead Against DHS Public Charge Rule (Spanish)

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. Nielsen and the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney addressing their collective concern regarding the draft DHS rule. Continue Reading →

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Statements From Eecteds Officials On FEMA’s Temporary Assistance Extension For Puerto Ricans In NYC

“For far too many of our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico, the Temporary Shelter Assistance Program means the difference between a roof over their heads or homelessness,” said Congressman Joe Crowley, Chairman of the House Democratic Caucus. Continue Reading →

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Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs And The City Council Announce NYC Immigrant Information Desk

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the City Council announced three new in-person resource hubs, called the NYC Immigrant Information Desk, creating central, hyperlocal resources for immigrant New Yorkers to access City services and receive referrals. Continue Reading →

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