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Pay What You Can Schools, Education Affordable For Immigrants

With models like Pay What You Can, elite education is becoming more affordable to families that seek the best education for their children. Here is how it works.

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I-589: How to Seek Asylum in the United States

Immigrants seeking asylum in the United States must prove credible fear of returning home to win the right to stay in the United States.

REAL ID: Appointment Requirements, Cost, and How to Get One

A REAL ID is a federally compliant DMV issued driver's license, learner permit or non-driver ID that will be required after May 2023 to board domestic flights or enter federal buildings. Here is information regarding what it is, how to make appointments, it's requirements. and how to get it.

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program: How to Apply

Every tenant in NY, regardless of immigration status, can apply for the state's Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) starting Tuesday, June 1st. The program will provide rent relief of up to 12 months of past due rent, and up to 3 additional months of assistance to New Yorkers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Resources for Immigrants with Disabilities in New York

Members of our WhatsApp community have requested help for individuals with disabilities. Below is a list of statewide, citywide and nonprofit organizations that offer services for individuals and/or family members in need. Please reach out with questions or requests at info@documentedny.com.

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Excluded Workers Fund: How It Will Work for Undocumented Immigrants

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.

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Public Charge Rule Explained

Children who are applying for a green card are subject to the rule. So are some benefits like SSI, Safety Net Assistance, cash programs and Medicaid institutionalization

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The 287(g) Program for Collaboration Between ICE and Local Police

Through the 287(g) program, state and local police officers collaborate with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws