Mirela Iverac

Reporter, WNYC News

Mirela Iverac appears in the following:

Some Sandy Victims Still in Hotels Get Deadline Extended

Friday, April 26, 2013

The move-out deadline for households displaced by Sandy and living in hotels has been extended by one month for some families – but only if they are waiting for repairs on their homes or are in the process of applying for public or Section 8 housing.


Do the Proposed Changes to H-1B Visas Go Far Enough?

Monday, April 22, 2013

An immigration bill introduced in the Senate last week doesn't only include a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally. It also proposes changes to visas for high-skilled immigrants, known as H-1B. But neither all employers nor critics of the program are entirely satisfied.

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For Some New Yorkers, News of Immigration Reform is New

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Jodi Ziesemer, an accredited representative at Catholic Charities, a non-profit which provides legal services, was calling clients for whom she usually doesn’t have good news on Wednesday.

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Immigration Reform Proposal Brings Hope to a New York Family

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Martinez family spent this Sunday, as they usually do, in a park on Knickerbocker Avenue.


New Yorkers React to Details of US Senate's Immigration Bill

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Immigrants in New York are digesting the details that are emerging  about the Senate's immigration reform bill.


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Deal on New Guest Worker Program Clears Path For Immigration Reform

Monday, April 01, 2013

It’s been more than 25 years since the last immigration reform, but as early as next week we could see movement on this issue that has long ailed the country. Eight Senators who've be...

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Community Leaders Blame 'Outside Groups' For East Flatbush Violence

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Community leaders in East Flatbush, Brooklyn say violence that has erupted over the past few days, following the killing of 16-year-old Kimani Gray, has been caused by people from outside the community.


Latin American New Yorkers Celebrate Argentine Pope

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Parishioners at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Corona, Queens, celebrated mass on Monday evening, just hours after the new Pope Francis was announced.

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The Long, Legal and Arduous Wait for a Green Card

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

“Every night I go to bed I dream, and sometimes I have nightmares, just thinking, praying, hoping to God she will come this time."


NYU Conducts No-Confidence Vote Against Its President

Monday, March 11, 2013

Members of the New York University faculty are conducting a no-confidence vote against university president John Sexton this week, starting on Monday.


Report: NYPD's Surveillance of Muslims 'Harmful'

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.

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Following the Blaze, Pratt Students Exhibit Work

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.


New Yorkers Remember Hugo Chávez

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Dozens of New Yorkers paid their respects to the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Wednesday.


Roosevelt Island Seeks to Put Cameras on Safety Officers

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 publ...

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Holocaust Survivors Reflect on Astounding New Findings

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.

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Roosevelt Island Residents Demand Public Safety Department Changes

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 ...

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Grantmakers Play an Important Role in Comprehensive Immigration Reform Efforts

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.

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Escaping Gang Violence, Growing Number of Teens Cross Border

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.

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The Administration Deports Record Number of Illegal Immigrants

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).

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In Wake of Shooting, Experts Say Kids May Experience Trauma

Sunday, December 23, 2012

The children who lived through the Connecticut school shooting could have trouble concentrating or become more irritable.

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