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NYC Officials Call For End To Immigration Raids At Courthouses

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City officials are calling for a stop to immigration raids at courthouses.

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark Viverito… 133 more words


Oscar López Rivera Declines To Be Honored In Puerto Rican Day Parade

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Amid heated controversy, onetime militant Oscar López Rivera has declined to be honored in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11. 583 more words


The release of Oscar López Rivera

I keep hoping that I will be able to go back to silly little stories soon but I had to do this one today. I am going to be presenting a severely abridged version of a story from the new book I am more than halfway done with tonight at the Inspired Mic. 633 more words

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City Council Set To Crack Down On 'Immigration Experts' Taking Advantage Of Immigrants

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Recent arrivals in the United States are being cheated out of thousands of dollars, and the City Council is taking action. 141 more words


City Leaders Defy White House Threat On 'Sanctuary Cities' Policies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Ignoring fresh threats from the White House, city leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump’s promised crackdown… 881 more words


Legal defense: De Blasio offers new resource against evictions

The mayor and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced that $93 million would be allocated to give free legal services to tenants facing eviction in New York City. 388 more words

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