Senate Approves Bill To Remove Term 'Oriental' From U.S. LawThe U.S. Senate passed a bill Monday night that would remove the term "Oriental" from federal law due to its offensive and derogatory history.
Pols Urge Children Of Immigrants To Apply For DocumentationImmigrants who entered the country before turning 16 are eligible to enroll in the federal "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" initiative.
NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11Silver hosted a meet and greet luncheon on 9/11, with some attendees donating money to Congressional candidate Assemblywoman Grace Meng.
A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New YorkThere were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
NYC Lawmakers Want Lunar New Year To Be School HolidayMillions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and family reunions. New York City also has a large Asian population.