New York City Appeals Noncitizen Voting Ruling

In response to the Adams administration appeal of the Richmond County Supreme Court’s ruling, Murad Awawdeh, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition said:

“As expected, the City has appealed the Richmond County Supreme Court's politically motivated ruling overturning the Our City, Our Vote law (Local Law 11-2022). We are ready and eager to continue defending the right for nearly one million New Yorkers to have a voice in their local democracy.

NYC Districting Commission Fails Immigrant New Yorkers in Draft City Council Maps

New York, NY—Today, the NYC Districting Commission released its preliminary plan on the new City Council district maps. The New York City Charter mandates that the maps are redrawn every 10 years to reflect changing demographics from the census. There will be another round of public hearings in each borough in August, and the plan will then be submitted to the City Council in September.