Mayor Bill de Blasio said federal immigration agents were seen in East Harlem and Queens on Saturday, hours before the nationwide roundup of immigrants facing deportation was expected to begin reports Patch.
The de Blasio Administration today announced it submitted formal comments to the federal government in opposition to a proposed rule that would evict thousands of New Yorkers from federally-assisted housing based on immigration status.
NYC Health + Hospitals and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs today re-released a joint open letter to New Yorkers from Harlem to Hollis in 14 languages.
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.
NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop today announced that registration is now open for new business courses available to over 5,000 entrepreneurs, with a focus on aspiring and established immigrant entrepreneurs.
Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs released its second Annual Report, “State of Our Immigrant City.”
The City responded today to the New York City Board of Elections’ attempt to bar interpreters from being inside buildings where poll sites are located during Tuesday’s Special Election.
Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the release “Advances and Setbacks in Turbulent Times: Second Annual Report on the State of Workers’ Rights in NYC” from its Office of Labor Policy & Standards (OLPS).
Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Kathryn Garcia today released the City’s Roadmap to Eliminating Childhood Lead Exposure, following a 90-day review of all agencies’ policies related to lead prevention.
Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming New Yorkers can now affirmatively select a gender identity that more closely reflects to how they identify or express their gender on their IDNYC.
Today, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi joined City agency and community partners—including Lutheran Social Services of New York—to announce $350,000 in funding from the City and Robin Hood for “Know Your Rights” (KYR) forums for immigrant New Yorkers.
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!
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.
As a group of volunteer attorneys recruited from several City agencies returns after spending a week assisting detained immigrant families near the southern border.
First Lady Chirlane McCray (above), joined by Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Dr. Herminia Palacio and Commissioner Cecile Noel, today announced the launch of the Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence.