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9/18/2014 - Mayor Bill de Blasio Announces NYC Municipal ID to Most Acclaimed Cultural Institutions
With the Municipal ID card, thousands of residents will be able to receive free benefits at members of the Cultural Institutions Group throughout 2015

9/17/2014 - Mayor de Blasio Announces the Launce of the National ‘Cities for Citizenship’ Effort with Mayors Emanueal and Garcetti
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today the launch of Cities for Citizenship (C4C), a major initiative by the mayors of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago aimed at increasing citizenship among eligible U.S. permanent residents and encouraging cities across the country to invest in citizenship programs.

9/16/2014 -  Mayor Bill de Blasio and Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs Nisha Agarwal Announce Unprecedented City Educational and Health Support for Unaccompanied Migrant Children at the NYC Federal Immigration Court
The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, the Department of Education, and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene respond to the arrival of unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America by providing first-ever direct services to children and families at the NYC Immigration Court

7/10/2014 - Transcript: Mayor de Blasio Signs Legislation to Create Muni ID Card
“For so many New Yorkers, a proper ID is not in their wallet. And that means a lot for their day-to-day lives. It creates a lot of problems and challenges for people.”

7/9/ 2014 - Mayor de Blasio Holds Public Hearing on Intro 253, Creating a New York City Municipal ID Program

6/26/2014 - Statement from Mayor de Blasio on Municipal ID Card program
Every New Yorker deserves an official identification that allows them to prove who they are and access core services

4/17/2014 - Mayor de Blasio, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal Kick Off the 11th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Celebration
Mayor de Blasio and Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal today announced the kickoff of Immigrant Heritage Week. Immigrant Heritage Week is a citywide celebration that extends from April 17 through April 24, honoring the experiences and contributions of the millions of immigrants who have shaped our city for generations.

4/9/2014 - Statement from Mayor de Blasio on new Municipal ID City Council Bill
"I am extremely pleased that the City Council has acted swiftly to move forward a proposal to create a municipal ID card for all New Yorkers”

2/28/2014 - With Three Appointments, Mayor de Blasio Builds Out Leadership Team Dedicated to Expanding Opportunity for More New Yorkers
Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced three appointments to his administration, building on his promise to create a diverse, progressive and effective government for all New Yorkers

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