On February 17, 2017 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released two memos that detailed major changes to the current interior and border enforcement policies. There is still a lot that is unclear at this time and we expect more changes, but wanted to highlight the following priorities and what you can do to be prepared.
The Department of Housing, Preservation and Development joined by Councilmembers Antonio Reynoso and Rafael Espinal held a tenant resource fair in Bushwick to inform the community of legal tools and associations to help them fight back against landlords and scrupulous tactics.
Following a rally to protest the threatened mass firings of immigrant workers at Tom Cat Bakery after a Department of Homeland Security investigation, employees have secured an extension of the deadline.
Elected officials and community supporters rallied outside of Tom Cat Bakery, the city’s oldest artisanal bakery to protest and stand in solidarity with immigrant workers threatened by mass firings after a Department of Homeland Security investigation.
Parishioners of St. Bartholomew Church in Elmhurst, Queens gather for a night of information and know-your-rights presentation to ease immigration fears.