At this challenging time for our immigrant colleagues, families and communities, the City of New York has several resources available:
- Information: More information on the announcement, including important filing deadlines, is available through the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs website: nyc.gov/immigrants and the following info sheet.
- Know your rights for staff: The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs is hosting an info session to help affected City employees understand their rights, in partnership with New York Legal Assistance Group. The workshop will be held on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 PM. Location: 125 Worth Street, 2nd Floor Auditorium. Interested employees can also call (605) 475-4854, Access Code: 116361, on Thursday, September 7th at 6:30 PM to listen in on the workshop.
- Legal services: ActionNYC can provide free, safe immigration legal help in your language. Call 1-800-354-0365 from 9AM to 6PM, Monday-Friday. You can also call 311 and say "ActionNYC," to be connected to an advisor or find legal services in your community.
- Free, confidential mental health support is available through ThriveNYC by calling NYC Well at 1-888-NYC-WELL or texting “WELL” to 65173.
As the Mayor has said, we will use every tool at our disposal to support immigrant New Yorkers. The City will continue to provide resources and legal services regardless of immigration status. Stay connected by following the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: nyc.gov/immigrantsBitta Mostofi
Acting Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs