From Columbus Park through Chinatown, the ralliers marched across the Manhattan Bridge.
Friday’s march and rally were part of a series of community-led infrastructure actions in several cities across the country, including Washington DC, Chicago, and Philadelphia.
Last week, the national movement scored a crucial victory when Senate Democrats announced that their infrastructure package would include a pathway to citizenship.
Jose Lopez, Co-Executive Director of Make the Road New York further comments, “Our neighbors and loved ones have been waiting for decades for a path to citizenship that they deserve. Throughout the pandemic immigrant essential workers put their life on the line to keep our communities safe.”