Friday, March 28, 2014

Two years after Obama program launched, NYC advocates "reach deeper" for young immigrants who qualify for social security cards, work permits

This group is trying to get more New York young immigrants to apply for DACA, they may not know how much it can help them.    - - Donna Poisl

BY ERICA PEARSON    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

“Don't have immigration papers? Scared of deportation? Want to get a work permit?” a new flyer plastered around immigrant neighborhoods provocatively asks.

The poster — in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean, Haitian-Creole and Hindi — is part of a city-wide push to get more people to sign up for a special program called deferred action for childhood arrivals, which grants social security cards and work permits to young immigrants here illegally.

Emma Murphy, a coordinator at Cabrini Immigrant Services in the Lower East Side, canvassed her neighborhood this month, hanging them everywhere — from pharmacies and restaurants to bodegas and flower shops.
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1 comment:

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