Mirela Iverac appears in the following:
Monday, March 11, 2013
The New York Police Department’s surveillance of the Muslim community has had harmful consequences, according to a report being released Monday from the Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition and its partners.
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Art students from the Pratt Institute are exhibiting their work for the first time since a fire destroyed many of their pieces last month.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Dozens of New Yorkers paid their respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
This decision follows an incident in January in which a 20-year-old man was allegedly beaten by the officers, and years of what residents say is excessive use of force by their public safety department. They are employees of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, a state agency, and not a part of the New York Police Department.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
The number of camps and ghettos established by Nazi Germany is far more than previously believed, and the findings are shocking both scholars and descendants of Holocaust victims and survivors.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
On Roosevelt Island, residents are asking for a change in their public safety leadership after an incident involving a resident who said he was beaten by public safety officers while waiting for a friend in front of a building.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Immigration funders and advocates are working together in an attempt to seize what they see as a big opportunity to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
Friday, December 28, 2012
The number of children who came to the United States from Central America has significantly increased this year. Among them were two siblings who left El Salvador and found their way to Long Island.
Monday, December 24, 2012
The Obama administration deported a record number of illegal immigrants for the fourth year in a row, according to the numbers released by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE).
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The children who lived through the Connecticut school shooting could have trouble concentrating or become more irritable.
Thursday, December 06, 2012
A Coney Island neighborhood that stretches along the waterfront is where the city's lowest median household income residents can be found. According to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, households here take in around $9,500 a year.
Friday, November 30, 2012
The House passed a bill on Friday that would give green cards to foreign graduates of American universities with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis visited a day worker center on Staten Island that has been involved in cleanup efforts after Sandy. She toured the Midland Beach neighborhood on Thursday.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Many people displaced by Sandy have been staying with family and friends, but a month after the storm they're finding their housing situation — or lack thereof — to be increasingly difficult.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The tenor of the immigration debate is quickly changing following the elections. For the first time in years both Republicans and Democrats are talking about a possible path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
Monday, November 12, 2012
A dozen day laborers gathered on a recent evening at an immigrant day worker center in Staten Island’s Port Richmond neighborhood. Some have already started doing clean-up and repairing people’s homes in Sandy’s wake. Others expected to do so in the coming weeks and months. They were at the center to take part in a training session.
Monday, November 05, 2012
Those in the New York area who were among the first to apply for President Obama's deferred action policy have begun to receive their work permits in the mail. Now they intend to closely watch the polls Tuesday because this policy could change depending on who occupies the White House.
Sunday, October 21, 2012
An agreement aimed at improving the adoption process between the United States and Russia goes into effect in November. It comes two years after a Tennessee woman sent her adopted 7-year-old son alone on a plane back to Russia.
Monday, October 15, 2012
The Seren family gathered around the TV in the living room of their home in Huntington Station on Long Island on a recent Saturday night.
Sunday, September 23, 2012
One in four of all residents in the New York metropolitan area is Hispanic, according to a new report from the Pew Hispanic Center.