IRCA –Immigration and Reform and Control Act. It was introduced in the United States to control and limit the illegal immigration, also to includes provision to legalize undocumented employees. This enforces that employers can only hire people with legal status. To be hired employers must verify the identity and employment eligibility.  


2) NYCHA-New York City Housing Authority, provides housing for low and moderate income residents throughout the five boroughs of New York city. Their mission is to increase opportunities for low- and moderate income New Yorkers by providing safe , affordable housing and facilitating access to social and community services.

GLOSSARY: [Reverse redlining]

1)Reverse redlining- also known as predatory lending. The lender does not refuse to do business inside the redline area, but instead actively targets member of particular group for predatory lending practices. predatory lending benefits the lender and ignores or hinders the borrower’s ability to repay the debt. These lending tactics often try to take advantage…

GLOSSARY: [New Deal]

New Deal – was launched by president Franklin D. Roosevelt for economic recovery and social reforms after the Great Depression. The First New Deal(1933 – 1934.) encompassed national planning laws and programs for the impoverished The Second New Deal(1935 – 1939) focused on social reform together with policies and programs to speed up the nation’s…

GLOSSARY: [Offshoring]

Offshoring- is the practice of moving employees, various operations of a company, or certain business activities to foreign countries to take advantage of lower costs, such as lower labor costs, avoid taxes, and more favorable economics in that country .

Assignment 1: The Urban at 1st Glance Assignment 1: The Urban at 1st Glance There are different factors that contribute to the divide of the poor and wealthy, also known as poverty and affluence. Some factors that contribute to poverty and affluence are race, gender and the economy during the time. These factors affect their living environment and their lifestyle. In…

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