Some 300,000 undocumented New Yorkers are now eligible for help under the historic Excluded Workers Fund established in the state budget. But there are still some more hurdles to get the cash. Here’s a breakdown.
Still no official information on how to apply, who qualifies or which organizations are giving out funds
In response to the protests, Mayor de Blasio decided to move enforcement of street vendors from the NYPD.
Private donors and independent organizations have connected to move millions of dollars in aid across a gaping hole left in the government’s COVID-19 response.
For four years, advocates had to fight to get the Liberty Defense Project added to the state budget.
“If one of my staff members wanted to call ICE [on undocumented immigrants] I’m not gonna tell them they can’t," one clerk said.
The state forwards notifications about certain immigrants to federal authorities.
Three construction workers died in April alone, while contractors with a history of worksite deaths continue to get new permits.
The Brooklyn City Council Member has long been an advocate for immigrants rights.
The plan would go beyond New York City’s proposed health care program announced by de Blasio