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    On October 11, 2019, a federal judge granted a nationwide preliminary injunction in a lawsuit brought by New York City, the New York State Attorney General’s Office, and the States of Connecticut and Vermont. This means the public charge rule is blocked from going into effect for now. Click here to learn more.
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 recent threats of immigration enforcement, call the ActionNYC hotline at 1-800-354-0365 to receive free and safe immigration legal help.
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    On July 3, 2019, New York State released the application for the Senator Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act, which gives undocumented and other students access to New York State‐administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education costs. Click here to learn more about your eligibility and how to apply.
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    If you work in NYC, you have rights regardless of immigration status, national origin, or country of origin. Click here to learn about immigrant workers' rights and available City resources.
Annual Report Highlights City’s Work to Make NYC Most Immigrant-Inclusive City
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    Our annual report provides a demographic overview of New York City's immigrant population, and describes barriers faced by immigrant New Yorkers, particularly due to increasingly hostile federal immigration policy developments. It also outlines MOIA's programs and activities in 2018, as well as the challenges ahead in 2019.


The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) promotes the well-being of immigrant communities.

In the de Blasio administration, we have prioritized three broad goals:

enhance the economic, civic, and social integration of immigrant New Yorkers; facilitate access to justice for immigrant New Yorkers; and advocate for continued immigration reforms at all levels of government in order to eliminate inequities that impact New York's immigrant communities.

Join our team!

We're hiring!

Check out the job descriptions below for more information about positions available at MOIA:

Senior Policy Advisor

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