Life of Hope and City agencies Partner to Provide Temporary Protected Status Application Assistance to Haitian New Yorkers

Photo credit: Yurii Kibalnik Life of Hope (LOH), in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), the Office of the Public Advocate, CUNY Law’s Community Legal Resource Network (CLRN), and CUNY Haitian Studies Institute (CUNY-HSI) have collaborated to … Read More

A Message from NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Bitta Mostofi

My Fellow New Yorkers, Writing this column has been bittersweet. I am leaving the de Blasio administration after seven years working with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and three years leading the agency as commissioner. Before and during … Read More

NYC Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Bitta Mostofi will leave the De Blasio Administration in May

The New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Bitta Mostofi announced on April 29, 2021 her plans to depart from the de Blasio administration, effective in early May. Commissioner Mostofi joined the de Blasio administration in 2014 … Read More

Immigrants Are Essential: Celebrating Immigrant Heritage

Photo: Diversity Studio By Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Immigrants have always been the foundation of New York City. Over 200 languages are spoken across the five boroughs and one in every three New … Read More

Carver Bank hosting a free IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Center in Harlem until July 29

  The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), and Carver Federal Savings Bank (Carver) launched on July 21, an IDNYC pop-up enrollment center at the bank’s 125th Street branch, giving Harlem residents easy access to … Read More