The measure sponsored by Queens councilman Daniel Dromm would allow legal non-citizen residents of New York City to vote in municipal elections. They would not be able to cast a ballot in state or federal elections.
The Obama administration announced in June it would stop deporting many illegal immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.
Gov. David Paterson continued defending decisions made in his final month in office, including two dozen pardons.
Gov. David Paterson has issued pardons to 24 immigrants with prior criminal convictions, to prevent their deportation.
A new study shows that Long Island’s growing immigrant population has been readily absorbed into the labor force.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is being sued over a new state policy that denies Medicaid benefits to certain groups of legal immigrants. Lawyers for Seton Hall University Law School and the firm Gibbons […]