Today Mayor Bloomberg will sign off on two hefty pieces of immigration legislation that will maintain New York's reputation as one of the most immigrant-friendly cities in the nation.
The two laws, which passed 40-7 in City Council at the end of February, are a reaction to Secure Communities, the h ... More >>
Despite having bullied a gay college freshman into committing suicide, Rutgers spy-cam creep Dharun Ravi won't be deported, immigration officials say.That, of course, is bullshit -- especially when you consider some of the other people (who didn't directly cause someone to kill himself) whom the fed ... More >>
A Manhattan woman who posed as an immigration attorney to scam a Chinese immigrant is heading to the hoosegow.Jennifer Lam, 39, pleaded guilty in March to one count each of grand larceny in the third degree and unadmitted and unregistered practices as an attorney for scamming the immigrant out of mo ... More >>
South Asians make up one of the fastest growing ethnic groups in the city -- increasing by more than 150% over the last two decades -- and one Queens-based nonprofit group has spent the last year-and-a-half surveying the community and documenting its housing and employment trends.
Today, Chhaya Co ... More >>
A Better Life is Chris Weitz's finely done neo-realistic film about a Mexican immigrant's poignant attempts to build a better life for his son in L.A.
At a luncheon yesterday, Weitz (About a Boy) told me that nobdy wants to talk about the problems with the immigration system.
Except the Rep ... More >>
• New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino has bought a block of TV time with the three network affiliates in Buffalo and is expected to make a "major" announcement today at 5:13 p.m. Don't bet that he's dropping out. But is he still angry?[NYDN]
• The stream of red, toxic sludge f ... More >>
It's a sad enough day for the Yankees and their fans, given the death of controversial and famed owner George Steinbrenner. But it very well might've just gotten even worse for some, especially their (massive base of) fans of Latino decent, who -- if they're anything like the majority of Lat ... More >>
On Tuesday of this week, Governor Jan Brewer signed a bill banning schools from teaching classes "that are designed for students of a particular ethnic group, promote resentment or advocate ethnic solidarity over treating pupils as individuals, or promote the overthrow of the U.S. government, ... More >>
On Saturday, the Daily News predicted that around one million people worldwide would gather to protest the Arizona immigration law designed to inconvenience the lives of every brown person in the state. According to many opponents, the bill is reminiscent of a police state and invites racial ... More >>