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President Biden Launches Historic Plan to Restore, Expand Rights of Immigrants

The sweeping U.S. Citizenship Act would extend legal status and citizenship to 11 million undocumented immigrants.
 
In the first hours of his presidency, Joe Biden unveiled one of the most ambitious immigration plans in U.S. history. President Biden has launched an historic plan to restore and expand the rights of immigrants by introducing the U.S. Citizenship Act, which would extend legal status and citizenship to 11 undocumented immigrants. He's also announced the repeal of the Muslim Ban, the fortification of DACA, the suspension of border wall construction, and the restoration of protections for Liberians DED.  
 
Plus, "the bill further recognizes America as a nation of immigrants by changing the word “alien” to “noncitizen” in our immigration laws."
 
More here

ASC Combats Rapid Rise in NYC COVID-19 Cases

 
The number of new COVID19 cases in NYC has been rising rapidly and is now at a level we have not seen since April. People with underlying health conditions, as well as those who live or care for such people, should take increased precautions. Learn more here
 
In addition to offering free and confidential testing for HIV, viral hepatitis, blood glucose, blood pressure, TB, and STIs to walk-in clients throughout the week at ASC’s Testing Center, ASC conducts free COVID-19 PCR tests for the uninsured —along with all of our other free health testing services from our headquarters in Harlem
 
All are welcome to stop by Monday to Friday from 11 am to 4 pm to get tested

We are Bound by our Humanity

Dear fellow human beings,
 
We have a friend who addresses her messages with “Hello Beautiful People”, always bringing a smile to the recipient. This year, more than ever, we are bound by our humanity in ways never- before recorded in our collective memory.
 
A microbe unleashed by human incursions into the natural world found a ready host among us beautiful people. The simultaneous suffering and loss of millions of people around Planet Earth has taken us by surprise. Too late for many, we looked back at what should have been done to arrest this virus, and now apply the best of scientific practice and endeavor to produce tools to fight COVID-19. The first two vaccines to receive FDA EUA are rolling out. There is light.
 

FREE COVID-19 testing at African Services Committee

In addition to offering free and confidential testing for HIV, viral hepatitis, blood glucose, blood pressure, TB, and STIs to walk-in clients throughout the week at ASC’s Testing Center, ASC now conducts free COVID-19 (antigen) tests—along with all of our other free health testing services — in a mobile tent right across the street from our headquarters in #Harlem.
 
All are welcome to stop by Monday to Friday from 11 am to 4 pm to get tested. And if you aren’t in the neighborhood there are FREE COVID-19 tests all around NYC everyday, and all you have to do is get one!
 
Find one now.
 
Text 'COVID TEST' to 855-48 or go to nyc.gov/covidtest

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