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Panelists addressed the temporary injunction that blocked the “public charge” rule from going into effect and the possible impact of the rule if it is implemented.


  • Bitta Mostofi, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs
  • Steven Banks, Commissioner, Human Resources Administration/Department of Social Services
  • Chris Keeley, Senior Director for Legal Affairs and Labor Relations, NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Sarah Nolan, Supervising Attorney, LegalHealth at the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)


  • Jehangir Khattak, Communications Director, CCEM