NYC Migrant Spending Further Cut to Spare Other City Services, Mayor Adams Says

NYC Migrant Spending Further Cut to Spare Other City Services, Mayor Adams Says

By Charles Lane and Jessica Gould | February 21, 2024 | Gothamist New York City Mayor Eric Adams said on Wednesday that he was canceling an expected third round of agency spending cuts and allowing agencies to restart some hiring — a move he said was possible due to higher-than-anticipated tax revenues and additional cuts to migrant-related spending. […]

A Thousand Migrants Slept Outside or in Subways, NYC Official Survey Says

A Thousand Migrants Slept Outside or in Subways, NYC Official Survey Says

Migrants sleep in makeshift shelters overnight outside the St. Brigid reticketing site in the East Village, Dec. 11, 2023. Credit: Gwynne Hogan/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan | February 16, 2024 Nearly a thousand migrants waiting for a new shelter cot spent a recent night on the streets or in trains, according to an internal poll conducted by […]

ICYMI — New Yorkers are Stepping Up to Support Migrants Where Elected Officials are Failing

ICYMI — New Yorkers are Stepping Up to Support Migrants Where Elected Officials are Failing

Editorial credit: NYC Russ / Shutterstock.com By America’s Voice | February 9, 2024 New York, NY — A recent article in The New York Times highlights how New Yorkers are helping migrant families find housing and ensuring their children have access to basic needs. New Yorkers understand the mutual benefits behind helping migrants and that if the state wants […]

‘Win-Win’ Proposal Could Speed Up Hiring Of New Yorkers and Migrants, Fill Thousands Of Open Jobs, and Bolster Local Economies

‘Win-Win’ Proposal Could Speed Up Hiring Of New Yorkers and Migrants, Fill Thousands Of Open Jobs, and Bolster Local Economies

Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) is supporting a plan approved earlier this month by the state’s Civil Service Commission that could help fill many of the roughly 10,000 unfilled positions within state agencies. The effort would speed up the process for both qualified New Yorkers and new migrants who have legal permission to work to apply for state […]

Shelter Shuffle Leaves Hundreds of Migrants Waiting Outside In Below-Freezing Temperatures

Shelter Shuffle Leaves Hundreds of Migrants Waiting Outside In Below-Freezing Temperatures

Editorial credit: Mircea Moira / Shutterstock.com By Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio | January 17, 2024 |Documented As snow fell on New York City Tuesday morning, dozens of migrants continued to wait outside the city’s reticketing center at the now-closed St. Brigid’s Catholic School on East 7th Street in below freezing temperatures. They wore beanies, […]

Evictions Will Be Delayed for Migrant Women Who Are Pregnant or Have Newborns, City Says

Evictions Will Be Delayed for Migrant Women Who Are Pregnant or Have Newborns, City Says

Migrant families prepare to leave the Roosevelt Hotel shelter after receiving their 60-day notices, Jan. 16, 2024. Credit: Gwynne Hogan/THE CITY By Gwynne Hogan | January 17, 2024 Pregnant migrants in their third trimester and women with newborn babies will get a reprieve from shelter evictions until their babies turn six months old, city officials told THE […]

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