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Source: The New Yorker
Subject: COVID-19
Type: Media Coverage

The Struggle to Improve Vaccination Rates Among Latinos in New York

Members of the city’s undocumented community faced even greater obstacles. Rebecca Telzak, the deputy director of the immigrant-advocacy group Make the Road New York, said that, in early stages of the vaccine campaign, many people were unable to obtain the documents required to prove job-based eligibility. “The people who work off the books and don’t feel comfortable going to their employer for a letter are really struggling to get vaccinated,” Telzak said.