Advice for Dreamers and Undocumented Spouses

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President Biden's latest executive action aims to help DACA recipients, and the undocumented spouses and stepchildren of American citizens. Allan Wernick, senior legal advisor to CUNY Citizenship Now!, CUNY's free immigration law service program, explains in more detail what the orders are meant to do, when they might take effect, and offers advice for callers in those groups.

Aumento aprobado en viviendas de renta estabilizada en NYC ha sido el más alto en 11 años

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Nadie terminó contento. Obviamente ningún residente de apartamentos con alquiler estabilizado de la ciudad de Nueva York celebra el aumento de la renta aprobado el lunes 17. Pero tampoco lo aplauden los propietarios, cuyos representantes esgrimen que muchos edificios con este tipo de unidades habitacionales están a punto de la quiebra. Los ‘landlord’ aspiraban mucho, mucho más.

NYC considers ending broker fees for tenants, angering real estate industry

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It’s a familiar and agonizing experience for legions of New York City renters: before moving into a new apartment, a tenant must first shell out thousands of dollars in fees to a real estate broker, even if that person was hired by the landlord. The hefty one-time payments, known as broker fees, are ubiquitous in New York but nearly unheard of anywhere else. In most other cities, landlords cover the commission of agents working on their behalf.