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 and three years leading the agency as commissioner.

Before and during the Covid-19 pandemic, we worked tirelessly to push back against the Trump administration’s xenophobic rhetoric. …

NYC Mayor’s Office of ImmigrantAffairs

We help to integrate, support and celebrate immigrants in all five boroughs of NYC. (

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