Some New York City College Students Can Now Receive Credits for Helping Asylum Seekers Fill Out Paperwork
“Applying for asylum is a critical step towards work authorization, which is the North Star for our administration.”
Really? College credits for helping someone with paperwork?
CBS News in New York reports:
New York City students can receive college credits for helping asylum seekers fill out applications
Mayor Eric Adams has enlisted local colleges and universities to help asylum seekers fill out asylum applications.
Students will get college credits for their work.
The following schools are participating in the partnership:
– Baruch College
– City College
– Hunter College
– Queens College
– Columbia University
– New York Law School
– And New York University
“Applying for asylum is a critical step towards work authorization, which is the North Star for our administration. Asylum seekers want to work. I can’t say that enough,” said Anne Williams-Isom, New York City deputy commissioner for health and human services.
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