Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat Statement On Trump’s Appointment Of Chad Wolf

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (right) released the following statement on the appointment of former lobbyist, Chad Wolf, to become the newest Acting Secretary for Homeland Security: Continue Reading →

Joint Statement On President’s Proclamation Regarding Action On Visas For Immigrants

We commend the court for halting the President’s Proclamation, regarding visas for immigrants, from going into effect for now. Continue Reading →

NYC Community Groups Create New Fund To Free New Yorkers From Immigration Detention

A new bond fund created through a collaboration of New York City community organizations, the New York Immigrant Freedom Fund (NYIFF), has freed more than 300 immigrant New Yorkers from detention in less than a year of operation. Continue Reading →

NY, National Child Health Experts And Advocates File Amicus Brief In Supreme Court

At least a quarter of a million young children—including 6,900 from Harlem to the Hudson—would be harmed developmentally, psychologically, and economically by the cancellation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Continue Reading →

MOIA And ONA Announce Investment In Legal Services For Immigrants Facing Imminent Deportation

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Bitta Mostofi today announced the City of New York and New York State’s joint $1 million investment in continued efforts to support immigrant New Yorkers in accessing justice through innovative solutions. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Espailat Hails Passage Of Legislation Requiring Body Cams For Border Patrol

Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat applauded House passage of the Homeland Security Improvement Act, Continue Reading →

Comptroller Stringer Pens Open Letter To Workers: You Have Labor Rights Regardless Of Immigration Status

Dear New Yorker:

As many of you may know, my office enforces state and local prevailing wage laws. Continue Reading →

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