Mirela Iverac appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Senator Chuck Schumer is introducing a bill to create a two-year pilot program that would give green cards to 55,000 foreign students who graduate from American universities with an advanced degree in the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) fields.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
More than 72,000 young undocumented immigrants across the U.S. have applied for relief from deportation since the Obama administration introduced a change in immigration policy that went into effect last month – and the first requests were granted earlier this week, officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The new immigration policy, deferred action, which went into effect last month, could allow as many as 80,000 New Yorkers to work legally for the first time. But it comes with a risk for some who already been working using fraudulent documents — the risk of getting fired.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Some young undocumented immigrants have already sent in their requests for deferred action to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. But, others, who don’t have a perfectly clean record, are choosing to wait.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The Obama administration’s new immigration policy, deferred action, which went into effect last week, is being challenged in court.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Today is a landmark day for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants. They can start applying for temporary work permits under President Barack Obama's deferred action initiative.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg will travel to Boston and Chicago this week to push immigration reform in the cities where the presidential campaigns are based.
Monday, August 13, 2012
This week, Yelky Pérez and tens of thousands of other undocumented immigrants in the state will be able to apply for a two-year relief from deportation and a work permit.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Young undocumented immigrants can apply to get temporary two-year work permits beginning August 15, at the cost of $465, officials at the Department of Homeland Security said Friday.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s overseas trip has left his team struggling to explain some of the remarks he made in Great Britain and Israel. But in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, some Poles expressed satisfaction at the hopeful’s choice to visit their home country for the last leg of his trip.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
New York is launching a program aimed at protecting young undocumented immigrants from being exploited by scam artists when they begin to apply for temporary work permits next month under President Barack Obama’s new immigration policy.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
The mother of a Chinese-American soldier from Manhattan who committed suicide in Afghanistan testified at the court martial of an army sergeant accused of hazing her son.
Monday, July 23, 2012
Most New Yorkers detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency were deported, according to a new report released on Monday.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Members of the Occupy Wall Street movement are expressing anger about being linked to a murder case. Earlier this week DNA from the 2004 murder of Sarah Fox was linked to DNA from an Occupy Wall Street protest in March. It was later revealed that the matching samples came from a lab employee who worked both cases.
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg made some waves when he announced a design competition for a building full of "micro-units" — apartments between 275 and 300 square feet. While many New Yorkers have been crammed into apartments that size — or a bit larger — others would call 300 square feet palatial.
Monday, July 09, 2012
Three children were allegedly killed by their mothers in separate incidents in New York City last week — a type of murder-suicide that experts say is not uncommon.
Monday, July 02, 2012
When President Barack Obama spoke in the Rose Garden announcing a new immigration policy last month, he referred to young undocumented immigrants who “are already making contributions,” such as “serving in our military, protecting us and our freedom.”