‘We Are All Immigrants,’ Says Cuomo In Harlem

andrew-cuomo1On Sunday, November 20th, 2016, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced plans to create a new hate-crimes unit in the state police and legal assistance for immigrants targeted for deportation or discrimination. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio Community And Outreach Effort From Harlem To Hollis

im-musilm-im-nyThe Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit and Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Commission on Human Rights announced today a series of ongoing events and a new social media ad campaign that promote respect, understanding, and support for the City’s diverse Muslim communities. Continue Reading →

Catholic Charities Celebrates World Refugee Day In Harlem

World Refugee Day1The Refugee Resettlement Office of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of New York, will celebrate World Refugee Day in Target East Harlem Community Garden. Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill Launches NYCitizenship Services For Immigrants From Harlem To Hollis

Bill_de_Blasio_11-2-2013Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office of Immigrant Affairs will join the Brooklyn Public Library; New York Public Library; Queens Library; Citi Community Development; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Robin Hood Foundation; Continue Reading →

Join First NYC Budget Hearing On Immigrant Services

city-council-hearing MIHOn Monday, March 28th at 2 pm in City Hall Council Chambers, the New York City Council Committee on Immigration will be having its first-ever budget hearing. Continue Reading →

City Hall Offers Free Legal Assistance For Undocumented Residents From Harlem To Hollis

immgrants in harlemPatricia Rivera, a 33-year-old undocumented Mexican immigrant, remembers when she first began looking for a lawyer to help her resolve her status. “It was going to cost me $2,000 up front just to start looking at my papers, and then $10,000 to finish up the case,” said the mother of two U.S.-born children. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Calls Out Rubio

a-Mark-Viverito_3Harlem New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is criticizing Republicans for not helping debt-crippled Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito’s NYT Letter to the Editor

Melissa_Mark-ViveritoTo the Editor (of the NYTimes):

Re “Death of Baby Grips Mental Health Advocates for Bangladeshi Women in City” (news article, Aug. 14):

Your article makes it clear that there are people living in New York City who are not being reached with the information on the services and support available to them. Continue Reading →