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Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Facing Deportation After ICE Arrest

At least 18 others were arrested including City Council members Ydanis Rodriguez and Jumaane Williams.

by TeleSur / The States

Ravi Ragbir, an immigration rights activist, in the United States is being held by ICE agents after he was arrested along with over a dozen other protesters and two New York City Council members on Thursday. 603 more words


Massive Protest Erupts, 2 City Councilmen Arrested, As ICE Detains Prominent Immigration Activist

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The detention of a prominent immigration activist sparked a large protest in Lower Manhattan that ended with the arrest of two City Council members Thursday. 1,016 more words


NYC councilmen arrested at rally for immigrant rights activist detained by ICE

NEW YORK — Two city councilmen were among more than a dozen people arrested at a Thursday rally for an immigration rights activist who’d been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 457 more words


City Council Committee Passes Bill Focusing On Sidewalk Safety In Wake Of Deadly Lower Manhattan Vehicle Attack

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A City Council committee has unanimously passed a bill that would make sidewalks safer from potential terrorist attacks.

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez believes installing more pedestrian bollards could prevent… 210 more words


New Hit-And-Run Alert System Takes Effect In New York City

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new law trying to catch drivers who flee the scene of hit-and-run accidents went into effect in New York City on Saturday. 366 more words


'We Have To Learn From Barcelona:' Councilman Calls For More Safety Barriers On Sidewalks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New York City council member is calling on the city to install more safety barriers on sidewalks in places with high pedestrian traffic, following deadly crashes like those in… 250 more words


24-Hour Subway Survey Finds Delays Biggest Issue For Riders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The results of a 24-hour straphangers survey found that delays are the biggest issue for subway riders, the City Council’s Transportation Committee and other elected officials revealed Tuesday. 896 more words