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.
Instead, we get fined and are put on a wait list to get a permit.
In October, legislation that would increase the number of available permits was introduced to the New York City Council’s Committee on Consumer Affairs.
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