Undocumented Immigrants

The showdown over immigration reform in Washington D.C. has the attention of 5 million undocumented immigrants in New York City. (Photo: CBS 2)

500,000 Undocumented Immigrants In NYC Hanging On Obama’s Determination

From halfway around the world on Friday, President Barack Obama upped the ante in the fight for immigration reform.

11/14/2014

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

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

Advocates: New York City Municipal ID Card Would Benefit Many

Advocates for immigrants said Wednesday that a proposed New York City municipal ID card will help ensure that all New Yorkers can obtain crucial city services.

04/30/2014

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

NYC Council Introduces Bill To Create Municipal Identification Cards

All city residents will be eligible for the cards. But they will be targeted to those who cannot easily get photo ID cards because they are not legal U.S. residents.

04/10/2014

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

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Square Off, Bash Bloomberg In Debate

Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.

08/13/2013

New York City mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announces his immigration agenda on the steps of City Hall, May 16, 2013. (credit: Bill de Blasio Twitter)

De Blasio: Make Driver’s Licenses Available To Undocumented Immigrants

New York City Public Advocate and Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio announced his immigration proposal on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning.

05/16/2013

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

5 Years In Prison For Attorney Who Ran Immigration Fraud Mill

An attorney was sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday, for orchestrating a massive scheme allowing tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to gain citizenship through fraud.

04/10/2013

North lawn of the White House (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Controversy Erupting After Leak Of White House Immigration Plan

President Barack Obama’s chief of staff said Sunday that the White House is working with a bipartisan group of Senators on immigration with no proposal yet.

02/17/2013