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• President Obama and House Speaker Boehner should share blame for the ongoing failure of immigration reform in Washington 04-13-2014
Actrivists say lack of action on the part of the House is the only thing blocking immigration reform, but they also say the President is to blame for not acting to halt more than 2 million deportations.
• Video: Concejal de Nueva York propone proyecto para otorgar una tarjeta de identificación municipal a los inmigrantes indocumentados 04-10-2014
El Concejal México-Americano de Nueva York, Carlos Menchaca, presentó este jueves un proyecto de ley
• Video: Identificaciones para inmigrantes sin papeles 04-09-2014
Miles de inmigrantes alzan su voz para empujar una iniciativa que otorgaría identificaciones a miles de inmigrantes indocumentados.
• Video: Tarjetas de identificación municipal pronto serían una realidad en Nueva York 04-09-2014
Concejales de la ciudad anunciaron un proyecto de ley que daría tarjetas de identificación a cualquier persona sin importar el estatus migratorio.

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Announcing a Major Expansion of Paid Sick Days

It's a new day for working class New Yorkers!

On January 17, Mayor de Blasio, City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and members of the City Council announced an exciting new proposal to expand New York City's Paid Sick Days law, which MRNY and our partners helped to win last spring!

Under the original law, set to take effect this April, employers with 15 employees or more will be required to provide 5 paid sick days -- impacting one million workers. Mayor de Blasio's proposal would extend this requirement to businesses with 5 employees or more.

The new proposal also includes manufacturing workers (who were left out of the original law). Hundreds of thousands more New Yorkers will be able to take a paid day off to care for themselves or a sick family member. Read more...