City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito
During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.
A new bill to be introduced Thursday in the City Council has angered many in the NYPD. It calls for officers to get consent before they conduct some searches.
Lawmakers say New York City’s police and correction departments should not honor immigration detainers unless a federal judge has issued a warrant.
The Council announced Tuesday that it is earmarking $1 million for legal representation and other services for the minors.
New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she got the results of a recent gynecological exam on Friday and will undergo a biopsy.
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed into law a plan to offer a municipal identification card to residents regardless of their immigration status.
The job fair, which began at 9 a.m., was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens.
Under the law, city agencies would be be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access city services where identification is required.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have told a conference of state lawmakers they are backing a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally.