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    Fill out the census now for your entire household to ensure our communities get the federal funding and congressional representation we deserve. The census is for all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status. All responses are confidential and protected.
Support. Not Fear.

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    Many health and social services—including COVID-19 testing and care, emergency Medicaid, food assistance, tenant protection, and free legal help—are available to all New Yorkers regardless of immigration status, ability to pay, or employment status. Click to view our resource guide.

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    Seeking or using medical treatment or preventive healthcare services related to COVID-19 will NOT be considered under the public charge rule, even if the services are Medicaid-funded. Use of healthcare services will not impact your ability to apply for a green card. 

Know Your Rights: Federal Immigration Enforcement
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    The de Blasio Administration wants to ensure all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status, know that they have rights and protections under the law. If you are worried about immigration enforcement, call the ActionNYC hotline at 800-354-0365 to receive free and safe immigration legal help.
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    The New York State DMV is now accepting applications for driver's licenses from all New Yorkers, regardless of immigration status! IDNYC may be used as a document to count towards proof of identity and residence in your driver's license application. Learn more about how to apply.


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