New York Times – Councilwoman Shahana Hanif, a co-chairwoman of the City Council’s Progressive Caucus and chairwoman of the Immigration Committee, said she agrees with the mayor that the Biden administration must speed up work authorizations for migrants. But she cautioned that the city must not demonize asylum seekers.

“I think it is a real mistake for this mayor to navigate welcoming asylum seekers as a crisis instead of focusing his attention on building an infrastructure that says, New York City is a safe city for you and a sanctuary city for all of us,” Ms. Hanif said [Read More].