Standing Up For Immigrants In Our Community

"Standing Up For Immigrants In Our Community" by Seth Levy

Immigrants are the backbone and lifeblood of our community here on the west side of Manhattan. Without them, this city could not function.

As an immigration attorney in New York and New Jersey, I meet with people every day from all walks of life, and I can tell you the overwhelming majority of immigrants are hard working. They open businesses, pay taxes, and are law abiding, decent people who want the best for their families. I often think of my own immigrant grandparents who owned a deli on 85th street and Broadway for thirty years. Their hopes and dreams were identical to the immigrants whom I meet today. 

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