Arya Sundaram

Arya Sundaram appears in the following:

More Black Migrants are coming to New York City

Thursday, April 18, 2024

More migrants from countries in Africa are coming to New York City to seek asylum, signaling a shift from the majority Central and South American migrants cases in the city.


NY mosques are struggling to serve migrants as Ramadan begins

Thursday, March 14, 2024

Mosques are increasingly caring for a wave of West African migrants.


Are We Really Having a 'Migrant Crisis?' Depends Who You Ask.

Monday, March 04, 2024

Three reporters in El Paso, New York City and Chicago explain the nuances and realities of migration in America today.

New York, looking to boost work opportunities for migrants, relaxes some requirements

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

The changes backed by the Civil Service Commission and the Hochul administration would affect some 4,000 positions.


Migrant NYC school families face new threat of being uprooted again

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

The Adams administration’s new limits on shelter stays spark worry among migrant families; a City Council hearing did little to allay concerns.


Longtime merchants unsure they'll survive a deteriorating Chinatown mall's rebirth

Thursday, October 05, 2023

The East Broadway Mall in Manhattan's center had once been a center of the local Fujianese community. A $5 million renovation aims to restore its long-lost vibrancy.


After street vendors crackdown, Corona Plaza market is a changed place

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Street vendors say the months-long enforcement effort has hit them in the pocketbook and changed the Queens neighborhood as well.


Where are they now? Migrants who slept on the Midtown sidewalk.

Monday, August 28, 2023

Although many found the scene of outstretched bodies on the pavement unsettling, the widely circulated images appeared to spur government action.


Reforming NJ Traffic Stops

Monday, July 17, 2023

A discussion about a new report on the New Jersey state police department's discriminatory traffic stops

NYC residents get a leg up in housing lotteries in their own neighborhoods. Does that perpetuate segregation?

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

A lawsuit that raises the question has been cleared for trial in federal district court.


Half of NYC households can’t meet their basic financial needs, report says

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The new accounting by the United Way of New York City shows it’s gotten harder to make it in the city, especially for communities of color.


NYC is more ethnically diverse, less racially segregated, report finds

Monday, March 06, 2023

Some long-established ethnic populations in NYC, including Italians, African Americans and Puerto Ricans, are shrinking, while others are fueling growth.


For asylum seekers looking to work in New York, desperation meets necessity

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Without work permits, many of the over 21,000 newcomers are struggling to find work.


For NYC migrants, just getting inside immigration courthouse is a feat

Wednesday, March 01, 2023

Thousands of new migrants face a backlogged courthouse and delays that could jeopardize their chances of staying in the country.


A view into Black life in NYC in the ‘60s and ‘70s, from a civil rights and journalism pioneer

Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Charlayne Hunter-Gault, a public media stalwart who also reported for The New Yorker and The New York Times, has released an anthology of her life’s work covering communities of color.


A virtual tour of NYC Black history – through the corridors of City Hall

Monday, February 27, 2023

“EPICENTER, The Grounds” is a new short documentary from Black Gotham Experience and the city’s Public Design Commission.


The African American exodus from New York City

Monday, February 06, 2023

While the city’s overall population grows, the number of non-Hispanic Blacks residents continues to tumble; an epicenter of the change is Bed-Stuy.


Everything You Need to Know About New York's Ballot Proposals

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Everything New York voters need to know about the ballot proposals they'll be voting on during the election.

What we know about NYC’s first ‘tent city’ for asylum seekers

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Adams administration now plans to open an emergency relief center for migrants on Randall's Island, after nixing plans for Orchard Beach.