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The most comprehensive strengthening of the city’s human rights law in 14 years was passed overwhelmingly on September 15, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg -- who opposed the bill in public
There is no question that New York, with its nearly three million foreign-born residents representing 200 ethnicities and speaking 175 languages, is a city of immigrants, as it always has
Mayoral Issue Grid
- Non-Citizen Voting? - Drivers License Requirements? -Amnesty -School Translators?
There is currently a bill in the New York City Council that would give non-citizen
Mayoral Issue Grid
-Use City Contracting Power for Civil Rights Issues? -Gay Marriage?
For decades, the city government has its enormous financial power to move social agendas. In
Maria Samba, a 49 year-old immigrant from Ecuador, makes a living by selling flavored ices in the summer and hot dogs in the winter. Like many other undocumented immigrants, Samba
When Nicholas “Fat Nick” Minucci, 19, a white man, fractured the skull of Glen Moore, 22, an African American, with a baseball bat while yelling racial epithets in Queens on
Teddy Lim, an immigrant from China, is about to enter a limbo. After graduating from business school last year, he was given a practical training card â€“ a piece of
Should people who are not in this country legally have the legal right to drive an automobile? Is a driver’s license anything more than a way to assure public safety
A bill to strengthen the city’s human rights law is sponsored by a veto-proof majority of 38 members of the City Council, supported by a coalition of more than 30
When Catalina Martinez, a Mexican immigrant, first received a notice from her son’s school, she did not think much about it because she didn’t understand what the letter said. But