Legal Library

The City has several laws and executive orders that are meant to help and protect immigrants.

The City launched an ID card program for all New York City residents in 2015. Look below to read the laws and rules that made it happen, or to learn more about the IDNYC program.

The City's policy about detainers is meant to balance public safety with the City's commitment to being a welcoming and safe place for immigrant families.

The City's Human Rights Law protects against illegal discrimination, including discrimination based on immigration status.

Memoranda of Understanding