Mirela Iverac appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Ramiro Ocasio grew up in Honduras surrounded by water. Now, the 35-year-old New Yorker is taking the plunge for the first time.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Starting Tuesday spouses of some highly-skilled immigrants can apply to work legally in the U.S.
Monday, May 11, 2015
The city is creating a SWAT team of workers to improve health and safety standards at the city’s 500 homeless shelters.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
When the mayor releases his executive budget on Thursday, it's expected to include funds to reduce the homeless shelter population.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The de Blasio administration is dismantling a core program at the center of decades of welfare reform.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
The de Blasio administration has spent $11 million on a new operations center to reduce the number of people living in homeless shelters.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Homelessness has increased since Mayor de Blasio took office, but a new report from the Coalition for the Homeless says the tide is starting to turn.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
A new report from the Department of Investigation cites rats, vermin and other filth in New York City's shelter system.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
A lawsuit seeks to redefine physician-assisted suicide in New York as supporters predict an uncertain path for legislation.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
WNYC's Mirela Iverac went on a midnight run with outreach workers looking for homeless people living on the street in the bitter cold.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
All weekend, the city has used a cold weather emergency procedure to get homeless New Yorkers off the streets and into shelters.
Monday, February 02, 2015
Immigrant New Yorkers in need of legal assistance are getting rights and protections under a new state law.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Jews in France felt nervous long before the recent attacks in Paris. Many have already left, not just for Israel but also Manhattan.
Monday, January 12, 2015
New York officially launched its first municipal identification program Monday.
Monday, January 12, 2015
New York City's card— designed not to stigmatize immigrants — is the largest program of its kind in the country. It will provide access to major cultural institutions across the city.
Friday, January 09, 2015
New York City is expected to launch a municipal identification card program — the biggest in the country — on Monday.
Monday, December 29, 2014
The mayor inherited an unprecedented homelessness crisis, and he promised drastic change. But 2014 has mainly been about preventing the existing system from buckling under the strain.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Back in 2009, Robert Guzman lived in the Bronx with his wife and young son. He had a good job in advertising and paid his rent on time — until he made a discovery.
"There were rats coming up from the basement — I lived on the first floor," he ...
Friday, December 12, 2014
Scammers are increasingly targeting immigrant New Yorkers without legal status who will apply for President Obama’s executive action.