Instead, we get fined and are put on a wait list to get a permit.
It was hard, but becoming a small business owner let me pick my hours; so the minute that bell rang and my kids were out of school, I could be around them.When I first left Mexico and came to America 20 years ago, I never imagined trying to create a good life for my family would be almost impossible—and punishable by law. My name is Guadalupe and I am a wife, mother, and mobile food vendor.I’ve worked jobs ranging from housekeeper to attendant at a dry cleaners.Please sign this petition and help us tell City Council to lift the caps!
New York City should be the heart in the land of opportunity, but instead, these caps limit opportunity for thousands every year.
In October, legislation that would increase the number of available permits was introduced to the New York City Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs.