Commissioner Mostofi On Nationwide Halting Implementation Of The Public Charge Of Rule

“The District Court’s decision to halt the implementation of the Public Charge Rule nationwide for the duration of the COVID-19 national health emergency brings relief. Continue Reading →

Protecting All New Yorkers, Says Northern Manhattan Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez

It is incredible that one of the wealthiest nations in the world has been hobbled by a shortage in medical equipment, exposing us to be no more prepared than any developing nation in the world. Continue Reading →

Senator Hoylman And Assembly Member Cruz Introduce “Access To Representation Act” For Immigrants

Today, Senator Brad Hoylman and Assembly Member Catalina Cruz introduced the Access to Representation Act, which would create a statutory right to a lawyer for any New Yorker from Harlem to the Hudson facing deportation who cannot afford an attorney on their own. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Administration Allocates Millions For Immigrant Families From Harlem To Hollis

As a group of volunteer attorneys recruited from several City agencies returns after spending a week assisting detained immigrant families near the southern border.

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Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Other Electeds Pass Resolution Affirming NYC As A Sanctuary City

mellissa-mark-viverito-in-east-harlem1Resolution 1321 sponsored by the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and Council Member Brad Lander and Council Member Carlos Menchaca, affirms that despite president-elect Donald Trump’s senseless threats, NYC will remain a Sanctuary City for immigrant residents. Continue Reading →