New York City, NY USA August 26, 2022. NY Immigration Coalition held a press conference at City Hall demanding the city do more to help asylum seekers arriving in NYC. (Shutterstock) By Fisayo Okare, Documented NY Mayor Eric Adams positioned himself as a defender of immigrants rights on the campaign trail. Now he has a […]
NYC Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough Presidents and 28 Council Members Urge President Biden and FEMA to Accelerate Aid to NYC for Asylum Seekers
Hundreds of workers march to Foley Square in New York City to demand stronger worker protections and a full pathway to citizenship for immigrants on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – In a letter sent to President Joseph R. Biden and FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell earlier this week, organized by New York City Comptroller Brad Lander […]
NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 9: A Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) medallion seen on a parked New York City yellow taxi in Queens on March 9, 2021 in New York City. (Shutterstock) By Amir Khafagy, Documented NY It was an unusually mild August day in 2021, when immigrant Jamaican-American Stanford Miller, 49, who was […]
New York City, NY USA October 19, 2022. Migrants started arriving at the emergency relief center on Randall’s Island where tents hold up to 500 cots and other facilities for single adult men. (Shutterstock) By Jennie Taer, The Daily Caller Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is planning to transport illegal immigrants to New York City, […]
Photo: Senior Vice President of Community Impact, Chief Impact & Strategy Officer, Ms. Amy Sananman By Linda Nwoke There are over 90,000 nonprofit organizations in New York. The majority work to deliver incredible support and impact on varying communities and economies. One organization is working to assist New Yorkers who are low-income earners. The organization […]
NYC Comptroller Brad Lander speaks in support of Immigrant Workers During May Day Parade at Washington Square Park in New York City on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) New York, NY: On October 21, the New York Immigration Coalition, Comptroller Brad Lander, City Council Committee on Education Chair Rita Joseph, allies and immigrant New Yorkers rallied […]
New York, NY USA – August 20, 2021: New York City, Masked MTA Subway Work Crew in Manhattan During Final Months of Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis. (Shutterstock) By Amir Khafagy, Documented NY When Jose Luis Dominguez describes his time working as a subway cleaner for NV Maintenance Services, it’s difficult for him not to get angry. […]
By Linda Nwoke A lot has changed in New York and the city since the pandemic. Besides the post-traumatic impact of the pandemic, which has left many New Yorkers emotionally drained and financially strained, the city is still striving to recover at multiple levels, with highs and lows in specific sectors. Some areas used in […]
Governor Hochul Announces Launch of New York State’s Institute for Immigration Integration Research & Policy to Help Immigrants Transition to Community Life, Further Education, and The Workforce
Advisory Board of Community Leaders Confirmed to Set in Motion Groundbreaking Policy Development and Select an Executive Director and Assistant Director in the Coming Months.
New York, NY – September 12, 2022: Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during annual Jerusalem Post conference at Gotham Hall. (Shutterstock) By governor.ny.gov Governor Kathy Hochul announced the launch of New York State’s Institute for Immigration Integration Research & Policy to help immigrants transition to community life, further education, and the workforce. The Institute, which received […]
Asylum-Seekers Who Came Months Ago Still Say they Lack Housing, Legal Help Due to Immigration Status
While migrants often say their long journey to the United States has been worthwhile, adapting to the city is still an uphill battle.
New York City, NY USA August 26, 2022. Assembly member Catalina Cruz at City Hall press conference for migrant asylum seekers arriving in NYC. (Shutterstock) By Gabriel Poblete, THE CITY Olga Rodriguez and her two boys were among the hundreds who went Monday to Riverbank Park in West Harlem to get free food, health coverage, […]