New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined over 50 mayors and county executives, including Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, in sending the Trump administration a letter. Continue Reading →
The de Blasio Administration today announced it Continue Reading →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.
The Mayor Bill de Blasio administration has been engaged with immigration issues the few years both in and out of Harlem. This afternoon, First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs met with Pablo Villavicencio Calderon, his wife, his mother-in-law, and his two young children.
New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer today assessed $3.2 million in fines against K.S. Contracting Corporation and its owner, Paresh Shah, for cheating dozens of workers out of the prevailing wages and benefits from Harlem to Hollis who were owed under the New York State Labor Law. Continue Reading →
By Eartha Watts-Hicks
New York, NY: A Sanctuary City. How concerned should we be should newly inaugurated president, Donald Trump be allowed to make good on his threats to withdraw federal funding from all so-called sanctuary cities, cities that refuse to comply with last Wednesday’s executive order? Continue Reading →
On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito from Harlem responds to president elect Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Continue Reading →
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