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Health & City Services: Supporting Immigrants

A passionate champion of immigration reform, Mike Bloomberg recognized that fixing our broken immigration policies was essential to our country’s future. As Mayor, Mike worked to help immigrant entrepreneurs launch small businesses, and he made City government information available in 170 different languages, via 311.

  • Formed the Partnership for a New American Economy that represented more than 500 mayors and CEOs from all 50 states.
  • Ensured confidentiality of immigration status for all people who interact with City government.
  • Made the 311 hotline available in 170 languages and launched programs to help immigrant entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.