The latest — updated early October 2021

How to apply for Covid-related Emergency Rental Assistance

Get help studying for a driver’s license, Spanish, English

The latest on Covid vaccines

Excluded Workers Fund update

DACA update following July court decision

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Blog posts & other news

Covid-19 vaccination update with links to regularly updated info on the the vaccine. (Updated  August 2021)

Ulster Eviction Update: Father Frank Alagna spoke with Ulster County Sheriff Juan Figueroa. He reports that the sheriff will not support eviction or the threat of eviction. (Updated June 2021)

Excluded Workers Fund, Frequently Asked Questions (June 2021)

An intern announces the UIDN TakeOut Project (April 2021)

Discussion: Housing Crisis in Ulster County recaps a March 19 Zoom discussion featuring local organizers, service providers, and representatives of Ulster County government. (March 2021)

DACA’s Back despite attempts to destroy it. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services are once again accepting applications. Post includes eligibility criteria and resources. (Dec. 2020)

ICE’s New Expedited Removal Policy  explains ICE’s ability to deport some people without allowing them to first see an immigration judge. (Oct. 2020)