Mirela Iverac appears in the following:
Friday, October 04, 2013
Nassira Hamdi was supposed to walk out of an immigration court in Federal Plaza this week with an approval for a green card. But that court, like 14 others across the U.S., is closed due to the shutdown.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Police barricades, gridlock alerts, more crowded sidewalks – those are the conditions in Midtown East that will be making some New Yorkers grumpier this week.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
President Obama was widely expected to make the case for a military strike against President Assad's regime in his speech this evening.
Friday, September 06, 2013
A day after changing his mind about the US striking Syria, Congressman Michael Grimm’s campaign office sent out an email seeking donations based on his stance.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Rep. Michael Grimm, who represents Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, initially supported President Obama’s proposed plan to attack Syria, but has since changed his mind.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
The celebration of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and the start of the Jewish High Holy Days, begins on Wednesday at sundown. In synagogues all over the region rabbis will be delivering sermons that attract a large number of people, and some plan to bring up the Syrian crisis.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
For some Bosnian New Yorkers, the events in Syria have brought back memories of a time when they waited for the U.S. to intervene in their country.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
In a recent debate Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes and Ken Thompson, a well-known private attorney, traded barbs and accusations ranging from annihilating opponents to representing corrupt politicians.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The mother of the transgender woman, Islan Nettles, who was beaten to death in Harlem, said at a a vigil held for her daughter Tuesday evening that she'll fight for the rights of transgender people to ensure other parents don't experience the same loss.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
The police department in Newark, N.J., has decided to limit its cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
The City Council is set to vote Thursday on whether to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of a pair of controversial bills to expand oversight of the NYPD — and supporters of the bills say they have the votes to do it.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
A year after the federal government's Deferred Action program took effect, 22,000 young immigrants illegally in New York have obtained work permits. But that's only about one-fourth of the people who are eligible, according to the Migration Policy Institute, a think-tank based in Washington, D.C.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Teenagers to 70-year-olds, hand in hand, form a circle as they dance to the music of a live brass band. As the circle moves, the dance hall vibrates. Welcome to the Balkan dance and music camp. At 10 p.m., the party is just getting started.
Friday, August 02, 2013
The Russians in Brighton Beach differ on whether Edward Snowden should have sought asylum in Russia.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Only a few months ago some politicians predicted that this summer an immigration reform bill would be on President Obama’s desk ready for signing. But as Congress goes on recess, the House of Representatives hasn’t yet put together a bill. That, however, doesn't mean both Republicans and Democrats aren’t plotting a way forward in this high-stakes game.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
The City Council announced Wednesday it will make millions of dollars available to help young immigrants qualify for a federal program that gives them a chance to work legally.
Monday, July 15, 2013
For some same-sex couples who had moved out of the United States to be able to live together, their ability to sponsor a spouse for a green card came too late.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
A set of stairs leads to a below-the-ground take-out restaurant in Harlem, where half a dozen customers regularly line up. It can take a while to get food here, but on an average day as many as 120 people are willing to wait, because it is delicious and affordable. Tony, the owner, a bulky former Department of Correction officer, has been building the business for a long time.
Friday, June 28, 2013
On Thursday afternoon, an hour before the vote on the immigration reform bill was scheduled, Marta Gualotuna, 53, made her way from Manhattan to a watch party in Queens.
Thursday, June 27, 2013
The Senate passed its compressive immigration bill on Thursday. The bill would offer a path to citizenship to 11 million unauthorized immigrants and provide extensive security along the Mexican border.
The bill was drafted by a bipartisan group of Senators, the so-called Group of Eight. One them, New ...