As findings from the recent 2010 Census start to come out, one thing is clear; America is becoming increasingly diverse. Leading this new change in demographics in America are Hispanics and Asians and Pacific Islanders populations, which are the fastest growing. The federal legislation, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the … Read more New York language access rights
If you are not sure if you qualify for DACA and are nervous about speaking with someone about it, there are new tech tools that can help you find out. It’s been nearly two years since President Obama signed a memo calling for deferred action for undocumented young people who came to the U.S. as … Read more Find out if you qualify for DACA
Thanks to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), lesbian and gay married couples and families will now be able to apply for family-based petitions. The human rights organization, Immigration Equality provides answers to some of the most most-commonly asked questions regarding family-based immigration petitions for LGBT families. If you don’t see the answers to your … Read more Thanks to DOMA – Immigration Has Gotten Easier for LGBT Families
The Immigrant Bridge Loan Fund recently started in NYC is a first-of-its-kind pilot loan program aimed at boosting the earning potential of the city’s immigrant population. This program will provide interested and high-skill immigrants with $1,000 to $10,000 loans to support their transition to higher paying jobs. Loans will be interest only in the first year, … Read more Are you an immigrant in NYC stuck in a dead-end job? New government loan program can help!
Sign Here!! What’s with the clipboards and the green forms? They’re in parks, subway stops, retail areas, walking the streets and at local community functions – What are they asking me to sign? I’m sure you’ve seen them since the beginning of June, but definitely out in full force over the July 4th weekend. NYCLU’s … Read more Sign My Petition? For What? NY Election Process