Monday, June 19, 2017

Queens Landlord Demands Tenants Prove Their Immigration Status or Face Eviction

A New York Daily News Exclusive

By Graham Rayman, Esha Ray and Stephen Rex Brown

Prove you're a citizen — or get out.

A letter from a Queens landlord to tenants of a Corona building raises the threat of eviction to anyone who can’t show they’re in the U.S. legally.

The notice, sent to residents of all 23 apartments at the corner of 42nd Ave. and Junction Blvd. last week, demands each leaseholder appear at the building’s management office with photo ID, Social Security card, “proof of your status in US (Green card or Passport)” and proof of employment.

“P.S If you fail to comply, your lease will not be renewed, we may have to terminate your lease and may have to evict you from the apartment,” the notice from “New Management” reads.

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