Post Tagged with: "benefits"

Marching in support of immigrants and refugees in NYC on World Refugee Day. (Photo by Sean Parrish for Voices of NY)

Immigrants on Benefits Could Be Denied Green Cards

Government, Immigration, New York September 24, 2018 at 3:37 pm

In response to a proposed government regulation that would restrict green cards for immigrants who use public benefits, advocates stressed the potential consequences of the move and said they would consider taking legal action.

Practicing tai chi at Queens Community House in Rego Park (Photo from Queens Community House via World Journal)

Chinese Seniors Staying Away From Social Services?

East Asian, Government, Seniors, Social Services June 16, 2017 at 4:01 pm

According to a staff member at a Queens senior center, an increasing number of Chinese seniors who are eligible for social services shy away from the benefits because of immigration concerns, reports World Journal.

Manual Breaks Down Gov’t Benefits for Immigrants

Manual Breaks Down Gov’t Benefits for Immigrants

Government, Immigration, Social Services October 24, 2013 at 5:51 pm

The Immigrant Services Manual is designed to dispel some of the rumors and misinformation surrounding public benefits for city immigrants and their families.

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Culture, Labor March 16, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Despite their iconic status in the New York City music scene, jazz musicians are fighting for a different kind of status — equal benefits. Most symphony and Broadway performers who belong to the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have employer-paid medical benefits and pensions, but jazz musicians in the union do not.