Gotham Gazette – “This is absolutely critical for us to center immigrant communities especially through…the impact that the pandemic has had on our immigrant communities,” said City Council Member Shahana Hanif, a Brooklyn Democrat who chairs the Council’s immigration committee. Hanif also co-chairs the Council’s progressive caucus, for whom implementing the law is a top priority. “We ought to be a city that is forthright about expanding democracy and making it more representative and ‘Our City, Our Vote’ is the path forward,” she said [Read More].