Brooklyn State Senator's Broken Windows Meeting Hijacked By Angry Protesters: "We Don't Want Fake Democrats!"4 days ago | Politics
Angry constituents confronted Brooklyn State Senator Jesse Hamilton on Thursday night at a heated community meeting over Broken Windows policing and its impact on immigrant communities. The state senator, who joined the Independent Democratic...
4 days ago | Immigration
As Donald Trump spent his 28th day in office “ranting and raving” about the news media and trying to deflect any criticism of his now-disgraced national security advisor Michael Flynn, immigrants across the country were dealing with more immediate...
6 days ago | Bill de Blasio
In the last State of the City address of his first term, Mayor Bill de Blasio stood on the stage of Harlem’s Apollo Theater and returned to the theme of mounting inequality which marked his 2013 election campaign. Faced with three separate pr...
8 days ago | Immigration
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has confirmed that it arrested nearly 40 immigrants in the greater New York area over the past week. While ICE claims that the arrests were part of “routine, daily targeted operations,” the number represents an...
13 days ago | Transportation
In theory, a rail connection to LaGuardia Airport is a no-brainer: 86 percent of passengers take cars to the airport, constantly battling construction and rush hour-related delays to have the opportunity to navigate LaGuardia’s battered and aging ...
14 days ago | Marijuana
Arrests for low levels of marijuana possession were up in 2016, despite City Hall’s insistence that it has focused on reducing the amount of arrests and prosecutions for the offense. According to statistics first compiled by Politico, the NYPD rac...