Walsh launches immigrant information corners

Walsh launches immigrant information corners

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Mayor presents broader vision for serving Boston's immigrant residents

BOSTON, MA — On Thursday, April 14, Mayor Martin J. Walsh launched the Immigrant Information Corners initiative at the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library and presented his broader vision for serving and engaging Boston’s immigrant residents, who account for 27% of the City’s population.

The Immigrant Information Corners is at all Boston Public Library locations and provide materials and programming related to applying for citizenship, becoming financially empowered, accessing city services, and avoiding scams.

The initiative involves a collaboration between the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Boston Public Library, the Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment and community organizations. Staffing and programming for the Immigrant Information Corners is made possible through the support of Boston Cares, Corporation for National and Community Service, and Citi Community Development.

Mayor Walsh also announced his overall vision for immigrant integration in the City of Boston. He reassured his commitment to empowering immigrants and recognizing their contributions to the City.

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