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12/18/13 - Mayor Bloomberg, City Planning Executive Director Barth and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Shama Release Newest New Yorkers Immigration Report Depicting Important Social and Economic role of Foreign-Born Residents
Report shows the City’s immigrants have reached new peak at more than 3 million residents.  Immigrant influx has been essential to maintaining the City’s record population growth.
The Newest New Yorkers - 2013 Edition (Interactive Map)
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10/28/13 - The Fund for Public Advocacy Launches NYC Immigrant Services Manual in 8 Languages
New comprehensive manual focuses on expanding knowledge of and access to critical public services in New York City’s immigrant communities.
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10/3/13 NY1 - Hispanic Heritage Week 2013: Not Having Bank Accounts Creates Extra Steps For Immigrants
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4/25/2013 - Mayor Bloomberg and Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama Release Blueprints to Support Municipal Immigrant Integration at Cities for Immigrant Integration Conference
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4/19/2013 - Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Shama and Citizens Committee CEO Kostmayer Announce Recipients of First-Ever UnityNYC Grants
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4/19/2013 - Department of Consumer Affairs Releases Report Revealing Banking Needs of Three of New York City's Growing Immigrant Communities
80 Percent of Immigrant Survey Participants Who Make Less than $300 a Week Report Savings

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4/17/2013 - Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off the 10th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Celebration
Mayor Presents American Dreamer Awards to New Yorkers Improving the Lives of Immigrants. 
 National Park Service Teams Up with the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to Bring Hurricane Damaged Ellis Island Immigration Museum Programs to the Five Boroughs.
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1/10/2013 - Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama Announces Creation of Outreach Worker Teams to Assess Recovery Needs in Storm-Impacted Immigrant Communities
Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City will support neighborhood-based efforts to assess ongoing needs of immigrant households and connect them with disaster assistance services.
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12/28/2012 - Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama and Citizens Committee for NYC CEO Peter Kostmayer Announce UnityNYC Grant Awards
One NYC One Nation Program to Award Micro-Grants to Diverse Groups Collaborating on Community Projects
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11/30/2012 - $50,000 Donation To The Fund For HHC Supports Employee Hurricane Relief
Gift brings total raised for public hospital system workers to almost $118,000
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9/20/2012 - Mayor Bloomberg, Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama And Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Announce  Expansion of NYCitizenship to New York City Public Schools
NYCitizenship in Schools will Help Eligible Parents of Students in New York City Public Schools Apply for U.S. Citizenship
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8/15/2012 - Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Fatima Shama Discusses How City Will Assist In Documentation Retrieval Process For Residents Applying For Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals
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5/4/2012 - Victims Of Domestic Violence Reach Milestone On Their Path To Self-Sufficiency
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4/17/2012 - Mayor Bloomberg Kicks Off The 9th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Celebration
Mayor Presents American Dreamer Awards to New Yorkers Improving the Lives of Immigrants
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9/30/13 NY1 - Hispanic Heritage Week 2013: Study Finds Many Hispanic Immigrants Without Bank Accounts
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9/18/2013 NYC Neighborhood Library Award Winners Announced
Charles H. Revson Foundation
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5/20/2013 Five NYC Libraries to Receive $10,000 Each for Outstanding Service Charles H. Revson Foundation
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