Immigrant Heritage Week 2019 Weaving A Tapestry Of Us From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi kicked off Immigrant Heritage Week 2019, the City’s annual celebration of immigrant New Yorkers, past and present. Continue Reading →

New Report Measures Devastating Impact Of Increased ICE Arrests In New York Courts

A coalition of more than 100 organizations across New York State issued a new report today, Safeguarding the Integrity of Our Courts; The Impact of ICE Courthouse Operations in New York State. Continue Reading →

Mayor’s Office Of Immigrant Affairs Releases Second Annual Report For Fairest City In The USA

Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs released its second Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City.” Continue Reading →

NY Has 316,244 Immigrant Entrepreneurs That Employ Households That Wield $117.8 Billion In Spending Power

Today New American Economy (NAE), a bipartisan research and immigration advocacy organization, released new data through Map the Impact.

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Harlem’s Benjamin And Others Support Senate Majority José Peralta NY State DREAM Act

The Senate Majority Conference today passed the José Peralta New York State DREAM Act (S.1250). Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep Espaillat Condemns Trump’s Proposal To Undermine Nutrition Benefits For Immigrant Families

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat released the following statement in opposition to the Trump administration’s proposed rule to redefine public charge, which would be harmful to hardworking immigrant families at the expense of children’s health and well-being. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rep Levine, NYC Health + Hospitals And Groups Rally Against $362M Losses

At a news conference today, leaders of NYC Health + Hospitals and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs joined advocacy groups, elected officials, and labor partners in calling on all New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis to speak out!

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Join Harlem Community Board 11’s Community Forum 2018 (Spanish)

Join the Harlem Community Board 11 Community Forum 2018 on the Trump administrations proposed Public Charge Rule at the East Harlem Health Center at 158 East 115th Street, New York, NY. Continue Reading →

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 →

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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