Installed more than 60 years ago as a symbol of hope and unity in the hemisphere, medallions had fallen into disrepair, with only 18 original medallions remaining. Under Adams Administration, creating new, safe and up-to-date signage along Sixth Avenue was a priority.
DOT Commissioner Rodriquez and other officials speaking at the Restoration of National Medallions along the Avenue of the Americas | Photo Courtesy: DOT New York — In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Manuel Castro and Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Commissioner Edward Mermelstein […]
On Friday, August 5, Governor Greg Abbott announced the arrival of the first group of migrants bused to New York City from Texas. The migrants are being dropped off this morning on a green bus at Port Authority Bus Terminal at Gate 14. In addition to Washington, D.C., New York City will now be a […]
NEW YORK—Today, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro and the NYC Department of Probation (DOP) Commissioner Ana Bermudez joined for in-person press conference to promote the Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Nutrition Kitchen food pantries to NYC’s immigrant communities. With the rising cost of food, Commissioner Castro and Commissioner Bermudez encouraged immigrant […]
Photo Credit: MOIA By JR Holguin A Census National Interview Survey indicated that 30 million people in the United States of all ages were uninsured during the time the survey was conducted in 2021. In New York, nearly 5% of residents live without insurance. Though one could say those numbers are low, health care is […]
Photo credit: MOIA/ENDGBV NEW YORK— The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Manuel Castro and the Mayor’s Office to End Gender-Based Violence (ENDGBV) Commissioner Cecile Noel hosted the City’s first in-person Community and Ethnic Media Roundtable, since the COVID-19 pandemic to discuss the resources available for immigrant survivors of domestic and gender-based violence. The […]
By JR Holguin If any immigrant ever doubted that the American Dream is lost, they need only look at Commissioner Manuel Castro for reassurance that it continues to prevail. Securing the role of Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) at the start of this year, Castro was appointed by Mayor Eric […]