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As the federal government presses for the issuance of a new identity card, civil libertarians and advocates for immigrants say the plan will be a "nightmare" for New York State
After several months of heated debate over how to reform our nation's immigration
laws, the Senate's vote last
week essentially killing the administration’s bill temporarily put the brakes
Linda Teoh has been waiting for a chance to visit her homeland for years. After landing at Kennedy Airport in Queens 10 years ago, she has missed all the family
A civil rights bill that would require co-op boards to lift their veil of secrecy and provide a reason when they reject a buyer is stalled in the New York
New York has the oldest anti-discrimination law in the country â€“ dating back to 1945 â€“ but when it comes to implementing its policies, the state lags behind. The New
Shaun Donovan, commissioner of the Department of Housing Preservation and Development,
has responded to this article. For his response, see below.
Immigrant tenants and advocates for them have long complained
Waving signs and denouncing then Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, thousands of Haitians shut down the Brooklyn Bridge as they marched to City Hall in August 1997. Some carried Haitian flags as
What does “civil rights” mean in 2007?
In his target="new"> State of the City address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg made only one explicit reference to civil rights: “Four years ago this week
With a new administration in Albany, many immigrant New Yorkers are hoping that a policy that has denied drivers' licenses to hundreds of thousands of state residents who lack immigration
While the headlines trumpet dramatic change in federal and New York State government, the experience on the ground for city residents in terms of civil rights issues may be more