City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

Long Island City Immigration Office (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers To Introduce Legislation To Only Honor Immigration Detainers With Federal Warrant

Lawmakers say New York City’s police and correction departments should not honor immigration detainers unless a federal judge has issued a warrant.

10/02/2014

Undocumented children wait to speak during a San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. (Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Young Migrants To NYC To Receive Legal Help

The Council announced Tuesday that it is earmarking $1 million for legal representation and other services for the minors.

09/23/2014

Melissa Mark-Viverito (Credit: Getty Images)

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Reveals She Has ‘High Risk HPV’

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she got the results of a recent gynecological exam on Friday and will undergo a biopsy.

08/18/2014

De Blasio Budget Proposal May 8 (CBS 2)

Mayor de Blasio Signs Plan For Municipal ID Card Into Law

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed into law a plan to offer a municipal identification card to residents regardless of their immigration status.

07/10/2014

Job fair held for veterans in Howard Beach, Queens on May 25, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Job Fair For Veterans Held In Howard Beach

The job fair, which began at 9 a.m., was held at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens.

05/25/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mayor De Blasio, City Council Tout Proposed Municipal ID Card Bill

Under the law, city agencies would be be required to accept the card, making it easier for New Yorkers to access city services where identification is required.

04/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

De Blasio, Mark-Viverito Back N.Y. State Dream Act

Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito have told a conference of state lawmakers they are backing a bill to open state financial aid to students in the country illegally.

03/22/2014