File #: Int 0084-2024    Version: * Name: A survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Immigration
On agenda: 2/8/2024
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Alexa Avilés, Farah N. Louis, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Crystal Hudson, Lynn C. Schulman, Pierina Ana Sanchez, James F. Gennaro, Tiffany Cabán, Yusef Salaam, Chris Banks
Council Member Sponsors: 11
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), in consultation with the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA), to develop a survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers to elicit information related to skills, economic opportunities, and workforce development obstacles. The bill would require MOIA, in consultation with DCWP, to conduct the survey annually in multiple languages in locations serving asylum seekers and migrants. The bill would require DCWP to submit an annual report to the Council reporting on the survey results and recommending policies and investments to support the economic wellbeing and success of new immigrants residing in New York City.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 84, 2. Int. No. 84, 3. February 8, 2024 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-8-24, 5. Committee Report 4/16/24, 6. Hearing Testimony 4/16/24, 7. Hearing Transcript 4/16/24
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4/16/2024*Carlina Rivera Committee on Hospitals Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/2024*Carlina Rivera Committee on Immigration Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/8/2024*Carlina Rivera City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
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Int. No. 84

 

By Council Members Rivera, Avilés, Louis, Gutiérrez, Hudson, Schulman, Sanchez, Gennaro, Cabán, Salaam and Banks

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers, and to repeal such amendments upon the expiration thereof

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 32 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 32-103 to read as follows:

§ 32-103 Anonymous survey of newly arrived migrants and asylum seekers. a. No later than January 31, 2024, the commissioner, in coordination with the mayor’s office of immigrant affairs, shall develop a workforce development survey of migrants and asylum seekers. The survey shall elicit information related to skills, economic opportunities, and workforce development obstacles of migrants and asylum seekers.

b. No later than March 31, 2024, and annually thereafter, the mayor’s office of immigrant affairs, in coordination with the commissioner, shall conduct the anonymous survey in locations including, but not limited to, humanitarian emergency response and relief centers, emergency shelters, respite centers, and asylum seeker resource navigation centers. The mayor’s office of immigrant affairs, in coordination with the commissioner, shall conduct the survey in English, the designated citywide languages, and temporary languages.

c. No later than June 30, 2024, and annually thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council and shall post conspicuously on the department’s website an annual report regarding skills, economic opportunities, and workforce development obstacles of asylum seekers and migrants. The report shall set forth the aggregated information captured in the results of the survey described in subdivision a of this section, recommend policies and investments to support the economic wellbeing and success of migrants and asylum seekers, and include a data dictionary.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law, and remains in effect until September 1, 2034, when it is deemed repealed.

 

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