The article has been automatically translated into English by Google Translate from Russian and has not been edited.
Переклад цього матеріалу українською мовою з російської було автоматично здійснено сервісом Google Translate, без подальшого редагування тексту.
Bu məqalə Google Translate servisi vasitəsi ilə avtomatik olaraq rus dilindən azərbaycan dilinə tərcümə olunmuşdur. Bundan sonra mətn redaktə edilməmişdir.

Illegals in New York will receive financial assistance in connection with the coronavirus

New York will allocate $ 20 million to support illegal immigrants during the coronavirus epidemic. This will reach 20 thousand people who lost their jobs during this epidemic, as well as their family members, reported on the website City Hall.

Photo: Shutterstock

About the program

New York City COVID-19 Immigrant Emergency Relief Program (NYC), the New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, has announced the launch of the New York City Emergency Relief Program. This program is implemented by the city in conjunction with the Open Society Foundations Foundation.

$ 20 million will be allocated for the implementation of the program. It will cover 20 thousand unemployed immigrants and members of their families. Support will be available to New Yorkers - regardless of their immigration status.

“Immigrants are the heart of this city, they are our friends, neighbors and colleagues,” said the mayor. “This crisis has shown that now more than ever it is important for New Yorkers to take care of each other.”

How it will work

The New York City Hall Immigrant Office and the New York City Hall Promotion Fund will create a network of community-based organizations that will provide direct one-time payments to immigrant families.

Funding will cover up to 20 thousand illegal immigrants and their families who lost their jobs due to the epidemic and faced financial difficulties.

Payout amounts:

  • $ 400 - due to one person;
  • $ 800 - for a couple or a single parent with children;
  • $ 1000 - for a family with several adults and children.

Also, a network of organizations will inform immigrants about other forms of assistance and resources - food stamps (SNAP), emergency food delivery programs and others.

How many immigrants live in New York

3,1 million immigrants live in New York. They make up about 37% of the city’s population and 44% of its workforce, including approximately 360 thousand illegal workers and 48 thousand undocumented business owners.

Read more on Forum Daily New York.

Miscellaneous immigrants help New York

Let's face the crisis together and support each other

No one in the world expected a coronavirus pandemic, but she came in disrupting the usual rhythm of life and work of billions of people, causing panic and uncertainty about tomorrow.

ForumDaily also faced financial difficulties due to the loss of some advertisers due to the economic downturn and quarantine. But we are not reducing the number of materials and the mode of operation, since we want our readers to receive timely and up-to-date information in this difficult time. In addition, we support Local small businesses in the USA that suffer the most.

But ForumDaily is also a small business. Despite the loss of part of the income, we are doing our best to ensure that you are informed and armed with all the necessary knowledge to counter the pandemic and resolve other important issues during quarantine.

To maintain this rhythm of work, we need your help. We will be grateful for any amount that you are willing to allot to support our team.

Let's face the crisis together!

Security of contributions is guaranteed by the use of the highly secure Stripe system.

Always yours, ForumDaily!

Do you want more important and interesting news about life in the USA and immigration to America? Subscribe to our page in Facebook. Choose the option "Priority in the show" - and read us first. And don't forget to subscribe to ForumDaily Woman and ForumDaily New York - there you will find a lot of interesting and positive information.

1047 requests in 1,709 seconds.