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.

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

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.

Asylum-Seekers Who Came Months Ago Still Say they Lack Housing, Legal Help Due to Immigration Status

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, […]

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

DCWP: Protecting Immigrant Workers

By Linda Nwoke A recent and unexpected surge of migrants that began as early as May has arrived in New York City, causing a swell of people staying in NYC shelters. In a briefing, Mayor Adams addressed the current wave of nearly 3,000 newly arrived migrants. Mayor Adams, Department of Social Services Commissioner Gary Jenkins, […]

Conservatives’ Federal Case Challenges Immigrant Voting — Using Ex-Council Members’ Own Words

Adams administration officials, including culture commissioner Laurie Cumbo, feature prominently in case that alleges illegal racially discriminatory intent that harms Black voters.

Conservatives’ Federal Case Challenges Immigrant Voting — Using Ex-Council Members’ Own Words

New York, NY – January 21, 2019: NYC Council Majority Leader Laurie Cumbo speaks during 33rd Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. (Shutterstock) By Yoav Gonen, THE CITY An Indiana-based conservative legal group has filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to derail a local law that would […]

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Joins Department of Probation to Promote NeON Nutrition Kitchen Available to Immigrant Communities

Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Joins Department of Probation to Promote NeON Nutrition Kitchen Available to Immigrant Communities

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 […]

City Hosted First in Person Roundtable on Resources Available for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

City Hosted First in Person Roundtable on Resources Available for Immigrant Survivors of Domestic and Gender-Based Violence

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 […]