Mayor Adams Continues to Endanger People

Mayor Adams Continues to Endanger People

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Last week, New York City restarted shelter 30-day evictions, following the shelter stay settlement in March between the City and Coalition for the Homeless. Young adults, many of whom do not have connections in our city and no footing to help them move forward, are now forced to live in […]

NYC Comptroller: Adams Administration Cuts Ties with DocGo

NYC Comptroller: Adams Administration Cuts Ties with DocGo

Editorial credit: MacroEcon / Shutterstock.com Dear New Yorkers, As reported in the New York Times this morning, the Adams Administration just announced that it is cutting ties with the controversial vendor DocGo after my office sounded the alarm on its dubious no-bid contract to provide services to asylum seekers. This is a huge win for New York City taxpayers. As you […]

Can We Fix a Century of Green Card Backlogs?

Can We Fix a Century of Green Card Backlogs?

A Special Immigration News Report By Janet Howard Listen to the Special Immigration News Report here: This year, only about 3% of the people who have submitted green card applications will receive permanent status. Close to 35 million applications are pending, up from 10 million in 1996. The first backlogs started a century ago, when […]

Adams Calls for Change to New York City’s Sanctuary City Laws in Harshest Statement Yet

Adams Calls for Change to New York City’s Sanctuary City Laws in Harshest Statement Yet

Editorial credit: a katz / Shutterstock.com By Emily Ngo | Politico NEW YORK — Mayor Eric Adams wants migrants “suspected” of major crimes turned over to federal immigration officials — a proposal that would curtail New York’s sanctuary city policy. His call for a rollback of the rules — his clearest criticism yet of laws […]

ICYMI — Lohud Op-Ed: “All of Us Benefit from the Economic and Cultural Contributions of Newcomers.”

ICYMI — Lohud Op-Ed: “All of Us Benefit from the Economic and Cultural Contributions of Newcomers.”

By America’s Voice | February 23, 2024 New York, NY — In a recent Lohud.com op-ed, David Dyssegaard Kallick and Carola Otero Bracco highlighted the immediate positive economic impact of migrants and asylum seekers on the Hudson Valley region and how New York could ensure everyone benefits from their impact. The article emphasizes that immigrants in the lower […]

Refugees and Asylum Seekers Generate Billions of Dollars More Than They Cost the U.S. Government

Refugees and Asylum Seekers Generate Billions of Dollars More Than They Cost the U.S. Government

By Karen Aho | Immigration Impact A report released this month by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that refugees and asylees have generated tens of billions of dollars more in local, state, and federal tax revenues over the last 15 years than they have cost in direct government services—ultimately representing a net […]

Adams Retracts Budget Cuts, But Continues Scapegoating Asylum Seekers

Adams Retracts Budget Cuts, But Continues Scapegoating Asylum Seekers

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com New York, NY—On February 21, NYC Mayor Eric Adams announced the cancellation of the Fiscal Year 2025 Executive Budget Program to Eliminate the Gap (PEG) for city agencies. Despite a budget surplus, Mayor Adams also announced an additional 10% cut to city-funded asylum seeker costs. Also Read: NYC Migrant Spending Further Cut […]

Scammers Posing as Immigration Lawyers to Target Asylum Seekers in New York City, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg Says

Scammers Posing as Immigration Lawyers to Target Asylum Seekers in New York City, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg Says

Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com By Doug Williams | January 12, 2024 | CBS News NEW YORK — The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office is taking action against scammers posing as immigration lawyers and taking advantage of one of New York City’s most vulnerable populations: asylum seekers. On Friday, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg announced the indictment of a 33-year-old man […]

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