Immigration Reform act
It is estimated that 476,000 New Yorkers will benefit and another 100,000 will benefit from the Dreamer Relief Act if the Immigration Reform Bill, which gives US visas a way to obtain citizenship, If passed.
The Department of Immigration Services (MOIA) under the Mayor’s Office of New York City held an online press conference on the 6th, introducing efforts to expand immigration services and the Joe Biden administration’s immigration reform policy under Vandemik.
MOIA Director Vita Mostaffy said, “The immigrant community in Fundemik was severely damaged,” and promised “continuing efforts to create New York, where immigrants can live comfortably.”
Director Mostaffy has also released newly updated New York immigration data.
According to this, 36.7% of New Yorkers are immigrants (overseas born).
Fifty-eight percent of these migrants were naturalized citizens, 27% were permanent residents or visas, and 15% were incomplete documents.
They provide 43% of the workforce of New York City as a whole, and 62% of New Yorkers have been found to have at least one immigrant and family.
It turns out that the number of documentary US visas is gradually decreasing. As of 2019, the total was 476,000, a decrease of nearly 30% from 674,000 in 2008.
If the US Citizenship Act of 2021 is passed, which is currently under deliberation in the Federal House of Representatives, it will be eligible for these benefits.
In addition, there are around 81,000 New Yorkers who can be immediately rescued by the Dreamer Relief Corporation “American Dream and Promise Act.” In addition, 18,000 people eligible for Temporary Protection Status (TPS) and Forced Departure Deferment (DED) are eligible for the law.
Queens is the place where most immigrants live in the five districts. It was found that 36% of immigrants and 40% of incomplete documents live in Queens.
The majority of incomplete documents have lived in New York for over a decade, with 80.2% found to be in their current job. New York City’s overall labor market participation rate is much higher than 65%.
Numerous documents It was found that US visas were engaged in essential industries such as transportation and delivery, cleaning / building management services, restaurants / food services, etc. even under Fundemik.
In contrast, these realities turned out to be very poor.
The annual income of the deficient person Jun Wigap was $ 21,800, of which 30% were found to be poor.
It was also found that 46% of those with incomplete documents were uninsured.
It was found that 33% of these live in poor living conditions and 51% are very burdensome for rental.