Queens assemblywoman’s legislative proposals amplify NYC’s call for migrant crisis action and aid

The legislative proposals from Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar in September have boosted the city’s call for more action and aid in regard to the migrant crisis.

On Tuesday, Sept. 12, when Rajkumar announced the introduction of a bill, A8037, aimed at getting asylum seekers much anticipated work authorization in the state. She also joined Senator James Sanders Jr., Senator Leroy Comrie and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn for a rally calling out unfair attacks on Mayor Adams due to the migrant crisis and NYC budget cuts.