New York NOW | July 7 , 2023
On This Week's Edition
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On This Week's Edition of New York NOW:
- Immigration has been in the spotlight over the past year, as thousands of asylum seekers arrived in New York. The Legislature has also considered more support for immigrants in New York. Murad Awawdeh from the New York Immigration Coalition joins us to discuss.
- Having a disability can make finding a job, and maintaining it, difficult at times. But it doesn't have to be. WMHT's Catherine Rafferty explains in a new story.
- An update on an interview from a few weeks ago on New York's physician assistants.
Employment Resources for People With a Disability
- The New York Employment Services System: Free employment services for people with disabilities.
- NYC311: More information about employment programs for people with disabilities.
- U.S. Government: Resources for people with disabilities looking for job training and employment.
- Center for Independence of the Disabled: Posts employers who are making "good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified people with disabilities."
- Resource Center for Independent Living: Has an Employment Services department to help assist with job searches and placements.
Post-Pandemic Physicians Assistant Role
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Physician Assistants and Their Expanded Role During COVID-19
Learn about the increased role of PAs in healthcare during COVID-19 from Patti Cuartas.