Invitation to Testify: Committees on Immigration and Education 11/29 @10AM


Please be advised that the New York City Council Committees on Immigration and Education will hold a joint hearing on November 29th at 10AM in Council Chambers and via Zoom web-conference, on the following topic:

· Oversight: Immigrant Students in New York City Public Schools

You are hereby invited to attend and testify, either live via video conferencing, or live in person at City Hall.

If you are planning on testifying live in person or via video conferencing, please register in advance of the hearing at Each person who intends to testify via Zoom should register separately.

If you plan to testify in person, please check-in with the sergeants on your arrival at City Hall. It would be greatly appreciated if you could bring twenty (20) copies double-sided of your written testimony to the hearing. Written testimony may be submitted without registration by emailing it to or via the Council’s website at up to 72 hours before the hearing.

The entrance to the hearing and restrooms at City Hall are fully accessible. For questions about accessibility or to request additional accommodations, please contact Nicole Benjamin ( or 212-482-5176) at least 72 hours before the hearing.

All other questions about the hearing can be directed to Immigration Committee staff, Rebecca Barilla ( and Nicole Catá ( or Education Committee staff Jan Atwell (, Chloë Rivera (, and Nadia Jean-Francois (

Thank you.


Rebecca Barilla (she/her)

Legislative Policy Analyst, New York City Council

Committee on Small Business

Committee on Immigration

Office: (212) 482-5464

Cell: (929) 496-0777