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                                           Published for the Borough of Queens

          VOLUME 29, NO. 25                                      THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2024                                                   25 CENTS

                                                                    Senator John Liu Honors Queens Civil
                Mayor Adams’ Statement On

           President Biden’s Executive Order                        Air Patrol Cadet Chad-Jesiah Sargeant
            Providing Work Authorization To

                 Long-Time Undocumented


              Order Allows Undocumented Spouses of U.S. Citizens
              Who Have Lived in U.S. for 10 Years to Work Legally,
              Includes Pathway to Work Visas for Some DACA Re-

                   New York City Mayor Eric Adams today released the
              following statement after President Joe Biden issued an
              executive order expanding work authorization for long-
              time undocumented immigrants after Mayor Adams and
              Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson, in May, led a coalition
              of 40 Cities for Action mayors in calling for expanded work
              authorization for long-term undocumented immigrants.
              The letter argued that extending work authorization would
              be an economic benefit to the entire nation:
                   “Today, I want to thank and congratulate President
              Biden, Vice President Harris, and the Biden administration
              for the bold, compassionate leadership they have shown
              over the past few weeks.
                   “New York City is a city of immigrants, and over the
              past two centuries, millions have come to our city, and our
              country, in pursuit of the American Dream. They didn’t
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         2024 Met Council Annual                                   Sen. Liu, Sargeant (middle) and CAP cadets before their orientation flight. See story on page 2.

              Legislative Breakfast                                  Assemblyman Braunstein Announces Winners
                                                                         of Mother’s Day Essay and Poetry Contest

        Congratulating Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer Amato is
        QCDA Melinda Katz after Met Council CEO David Greenfield
        presented the “Fighting Hate and Discrimination Award”     Pictured (L-R) April, Evelyn, Eleni and Ryan pictured with Assemblyman Edward Braunstein.
        to Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato .See story on page 2.       See story on page 2.
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