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 →
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.
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 →
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 →
Today, a broad coalition of over 250 civil and human rights organizations called on the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to reverse a recent policy change from the Trump Administration regarding the detention of pregnant individuals and to reinstitute a general presumption that pregnant individuals should not be subject to detention. Continue Reading →