Harlem Electeds Espaillat, Rodriguez And Others Vow To #ShutItDown On Monday

Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan), joined by Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-New York), Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, the New York Immigration Coalition, the Bodega Association and immigrant-run small business owners will announce a May Day action to protest the Trump administration’s draconian immigration policies and racially-charged rhetoric. Continue Reading →

Join MBP Gale Brewer And Others Immigration Rights Workshop In Harlem

Manhattan Borough President Brewer Gale Brewer asks, do you know your rights? Do you know what to do or say?  Do you know who to call? What will happen to your children or spouse? Continue Reading →

Man Harassing Iranian Couple In Harlem Subway Sparks Conversation On Facebook

A video of a man apparently cursing and threatening to kill an Iranian couple on a Harlem subway train has sparked a conversation about how to respond to hateful comments and violent threats in public. Continue Reading →

Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito And Others Announce ICE And NYC Schools

Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Bill de Blaso, Carmen Farina, and others talk about the Council policy that states clearly and unambiguously–ICE can’t come in without a warrant signed by a judge. Period. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Comments Regarding Immigration Enforcement

A statement by speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration Enforcement Memos: Continue Reading →

Harlem Congressman Espaillat Statement On DREAMER Arrest And ICE Raids

Today, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding last night’s DREAMER arrest and ongoing targeted raids conducted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Continue Reading →

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer Debars $1.7 Mil Immigrant Cheat Contractor (Video)

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 →

Statement By Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito On U.S. Refugee Admissions Program

A statement by Harlem City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito regarding Executive Order on U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Responds To Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration (Video)

On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017, speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito from Harlem responds to president elect Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on Immigration. Continue Reading →

Legal Aid Society And Legal Aid Attorneys On Mayor, Harlem Council Speaker Plan Combat Trump Executive Orders

The Legal Aid Society and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (ALAA) released the following joint statement today following Mayor de Blasio’s and Harlem City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. Continue Reading →