NYC Officials Call For End To Immigration Raids At CourthousesImmigrant advocates were seething over last week’s attempted arrest of a victim of human trafficking inside Queens Criminal Court.
Oscar López Rivera Declines To Be Honored In Puerto Rican Day ParadeAmid heated controversy, onetime militant Oscar López Rivera has declined to be honored in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 11.
Bombing Victim’s Son Furious Over De Blasio, Viverito’s Decision To March With FALN LeaderThere was more controversy Tuesday, involving the Puerto Rican Day Parade, and a decision to honor an activist linked to a deadly bombing.
City Council Set To Crack Down On 'Immigration Experts' Taking Advantage Of ImmigrantsRecent arrivals in the United States are being cheated out of thousands of dollars, and the City Council is taking action.
City Leaders Defy White House Threat On 'Sanctuary Cities' PoliciesCity leaders across the U.S. are vowing to intensify their fight against President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities'' despite the financial risks.
City Council Speaker Pulls Domestic Violence Ads Featuring Mets Pitcher Jeurys FamiliaCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be reaching out to the New York Mets after the team's All-Star closer Jeurys Familia was arrested on a domestic violence charge.
De Blasio Calls DOT Response To Council Speaker's Tweet 'Stupid'On Tuesday, Mark-Viverito tweeted a picture of a broken pedestrian signal with a polite message to the agency, asking that it be repaired. She thought the response she received was a joke.
Mark-Viverito: Trump's 'Racist, Fear-Mongering Proposals' Would Hurt NYC's EconomyCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito unleashed her harshest criticism to date of Trump in a speech in Manhattan on Wednesday.
NYC Council Eyes Easing Punishments For Public Urination, LitterThe New York City Council is poised to pass criminal justice reforms that would curtail the punishments for low-level offenses such as urinating in public.
Mark-Viverito Slams Obama Administration's Reported Major Deportation PlanCity Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito had some harsh words Friday for a plan by the Obama administration to round up and deport hundreds of illegal immigrants.
East Harlem Residents Say City’s War On K2 Improved Quality Of LifeA cool East Harlem evening in May 2016, feels far removed from the heat of last August, when homeless people openly smoked synthetic marijuana known as K2.
Mark-Viverito: Allow Puerto Rico To Restructure DebtNew York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she wants Puerto Rico to have the ability to restructure its debt in the midst of a growing crisis.