Resources for Immigrant Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
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    Anyone who needs help during the COVID-19 pandemic should seek care without fear. Many city services are available to everyone, regardless of immigration status or ability to pay. Click here to learn more in your language.
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    On January 27, the U.S. Supreme Court lifted the 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 in effect, for now, in New York and most places nationwide. The City's litigation against the "public charge" rule is not over. Click here to learn more.
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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. Click here for more information about how to apply.
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 Stateā€administered grants and scholarships that support their higher education costs. Click here to learn more about your eligibility and how to apply.


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:

Policy Analyst

Summer Interns

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