Post Tagged with: "IDNYC"

(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

IDNYC Overhaul Plans Raise Fears

Immigration, New York February 12, 2019 at 2:39 pm

Community groups fear that plans to add a chip to the popular IDNYC to allow it to be used for payments could put some immigrants at risk, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis visited the Community News Group newsroom on May 18 to discuss her campaign for mayor. (Photo by Jordan Rathkopf via Times Ledger)

Malliotakis on de Blasio’s Policies

New York, Politics May 25, 2017 at 5:23 pm

Time Ledger published a wide-ranging interview with Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis.

Mexican-born R. Hernández recently obtained his IDNYC card. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Fear of Trump Boosts Applications for IDNYC

Immigration, New York March 28, 2017 at 5:44 pm

Over a million New Yorkers now have the IDNYC, and Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that applications are on the rise, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Eric Pallas, president of Spring Bank (Photo courtesy of Spring Bank)

Which Banks Honor IDNYC?

Large banks in the city have been slow to accept IDNYC as identification, even secondary identification, when holders of the new city ID try to open bank accounts.

Mayor de Blasio, with Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at his side, at a promotional event for IDNYC in 2015. (Photo by Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office, via City Limits)

More on the IDNYC Brouhaha

Government, Immigration, New York, Police, Politics January 12, 2017 at 4:18 pm

City Limits writes about how NYC originally planned not to retain records as part of its IDNYC program, and how the current controversy over the records could have been averted.

For years, Roosevelt Avenue has been NYC’s epicenter of fake document sales. Activists say that now there are fewer fake document dealers on Roosevelt Avenue, compared to recent years. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Roosevelt Avenue Fake Document Dealers Still Active Despite Setbacks

Immigration, Queens March 8, 2016 at 5:37 pm

The sale of forged documents at Roosevelt Avenue in Queens has slowed down in the past few years, but could spike again because of obstruction to DACA and DAPA, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

So far, about 900,000 people have applied for the IDNYC at centers like this one at 34-33 Junction Blvd in Corona, Queens.
(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

NYC Might Delete Muni ID Info to Protect Undocumented

Elections 2016, Government, New York November 14, 2016 at 5:55 pm

Amidst growing fears of deportation, undocumented immigrants in NYC received assurances that the city would protect information they submitted in applying for the municipal ID, and said that the city is considering deleting the files, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

(Image from the IDNYC: A Tool of Empowerment)

Evaluating IDNYC

Government, Immigration, New York August 18, 2016 at 4:19 pm

A new evaluation has much praise for the IDNYC program, which has reached more than 863,000 New Yorkers since its launch in January of 2015, and also some suggestions for improvement.

(Courtesy of the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio)

Look Who Just Got an IDNYC

New York, Politics, Religion September 25, 2015 at 6:54 pm

Pope Francis has joined more than half a million New Yorkers as the newest holder of the IDNYC.

Rigoberto Meneses, from NY Communities for Change, shows his new municipal ID. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

400,000 New Yorkers Already Have Their Municipal ID

Government, New York July 27, 2015 at 3:01 pm

After only six months, 5.5 percent of New York City residents have a municipal ID card, which is issued regardless of immigration status, El Diario reports.

A store at 8th Avenue and 50th Street in Sunset Park is accused of selling services to help IDNYC applicants process their applications at official IDNYC sites. (Photo via World Journal)

Fees Charged by Storefront Biz for IDNYC

Brooklyn, East Asian, Government May 11, 2015 at 5:40 pm

A Brooklyn resident accuses a Sunset Park business of taking advantage of new immigrants and charging for IDNYC application services, reports World Journal.

Bellevue Hospital Center, one of the city's 11 public acute care hospitals (by Eden, Janine and Jim, Creative Commons license)

Improving Health Care Access for NYC’s Undocumented

Health, Immigration, New York April 20, 2015 at 4:48 pm

In a new study, The Hastings Center and New York Immigration Coalition describe the gaps in health care for the undocumented who are uninsured in NYC, and make some recommendations for closing those gaps.

The President of the New York City Council’s Committee on Immigration sees the New York ID cards as a huge victory. (Photo by Enrique Soria via Diario de Mexico)

Carlos Menchaca: ‘I am Responsible for Creating Bridges’

Brooklyn, Immigration, Latino, Mexican, Politics April 8, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Carlos Menchaca is becoming a non-traditional leader for the Mexican community in the Big Apple and for immigrants in general, reports Diario de México.

(Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Mayor’s Office Opens New Enrollment Centers to Apply for the Municipal ID

Government, Immigration, New York April 2, 2015 at 5:34 pm

The new centers to obtain the card are located in Jackson Heights, the South Bronx, Coney Island and Sunset Park, El Diario reports.

IDNYC (Photo via El Diario)

‘Getting the Municipal ID Was That Easy’

Government, Media, New York March 26, 2015 at 4:42 pm

If back in January it was virtually impossible to apply for the new municipal ID in New York, an El Diario reporter shows that the process has been expedited.