Uptown Electeds And Advocates Condemn ICE For Identifying Themselves As NYPD Officers

Today, Saturday 10th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Immigration Committee Chairman, Council Member Carlos Menchaca held a press conference. Continue Reading →

Uptowns Rodriguez And Others Support Our City, Our Vote Campaign Launches To Expand The Right To Vote In NYC Municipal Elections

Uptown’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Co-Chair of the Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, Council Member Carlos Menchaca, Chairman of the Immigration Committee, Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez And Menchaca Rally For Driver’s Licenses For All Resolution Passes

Today, outside City Hall, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Member Carlos Menchaca joined in solidarity with the Green Light NY Coalition members to rally in support of Resolution 100-2018. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio And Other Mayors File Legal Brief Against President Trump’s Travel Ban

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the Cities of Chicago, New York City, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Boston, 44 other cities and counties. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Rodriquez, Mark-Viverito And Others Pass Immigration Law

The City Council Committee on Immigration, chaired by Carlos Menchaca, and Harlem Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriquez and others reps responded quickly to the recent Trump Administration’s announcement signaling the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Continue Reading →