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Wednesday, September 20, 2023
It's one of the longest running holocaust restitution cases: works by painter Egon Schiele were handed back to its rightful heirs today in New York. The original owner was murdered by the Nazis.
Monday, September 18, 2023
Around 20,000 migrant kids are starting school in New York this week. Some parents are concerned the systems can't handle the influx. Other parents say, it's an opportunity for schools to evolve.
Tuesday, September 05, 2023
New York and other cities are struggling to accommodate migrants who are sleeping on the streets when shelters are full. Congress is divided over whether to issue work permits as a solution.
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The wait time for an asylum-seeker in the U.S. to get a work permit is at least half a year. City governments across the country are pressing the federal government to change that.
Saturday, August 26, 2023
The wait time for an asylum seeker in the US to get a work permit is at least half a year. City governments across the country are pressing the Federal government to change that.
Friday, August 11, 2023
Friday marks the 50th anniversary of hip-hop. African-Americans created the art form, but Latinos played a historic role in the birth and evolution of hip-hop.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Alt.Latino's Felix Contreras reflects on Latin hip-hop's legacy and presents the best episodes across the show's archive that speak to the diversity of rap across Latin America.
Wednesday, August 02, 2023
New York City Mayor Eric Adams has announced a comprehensive plan to curb gun violence by addressing the root causes, and providing more support for the city's youth.
Tuesday, August 01, 2023
New York City is grappling with an influx of immigrants. The Manhattan shelter that has long been a beacon for asylum-seekers is now at capacity.
Saturday, July 29, 2023
New York City officials say they are overwhelmed by an influx of asylum seekers. Hundreds of immigrants are crowded into at least one detention center.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
There are widespread reports of inhumane conditions at a large migrant shelter in New York City. Some asylum-seekers are living in a camp nearby.
Friday, June 23, 2023
Scrutiny mounts on U.S.-based company OceanGate Expeditions after an implosion is believed to have killed five men aboard a submersible that triggered a multinational search and rescue effort.
Sunday, June 18, 2023
Local non-profits say they are stretched too thin to take on extra cases and some community leaders have said more migrants are not welcome.
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
New York City has been sending asylum seekers to neighboring towns upstate. In many, hostilities against migrants is rising, and local non-profits find themselves ill-equipped to deal with the influx.
Friday, June 02, 2023
To practice law, many states require a character and fitness evaluation, which digs into encounters with law enforcement and mental health. In New York, there's a push to ban the inquiry.
Thursday, June 01, 2023
Singer-songwriter Juan Carlos Formell was born into Cuban music royalty but forged his own path. He was the bassist for Los Van Van, one of the most influential bands from post-Revolution Cuba.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Some communities are resisting efforts by New York City Mayor Eric Adams to bus migrants to their towns. While wanting to be empathetic, they say they don't have the money to support the new arrivals.
Thursday, May 04, 2023
New York is rolling back some bail reforms it passed earlier to give judges more discretion on who gets released from custody. The move follows criticism of no-bail reform enacted in 2022.
Wednesday, May 03, 2023
The humanitarian aid group Border Kindness leaves water and other aid in areas along the U.S.-Mexico border. They say people are ill-prepared for conditions on uncharted trails.
Friday, April 21, 2023
New York Mayor Eric Adams says the White House needs to honor its promise to help the city provide housing and other support for migrants who are waiting for asylum.