Jasmine Garsd

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Art looted by Nazis finds its rightful owners

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.


Thousands of migrant kids are starting school in NYC. Is the system prepared?

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.


NYC activists want the federal government to expedite work authorization for migrants

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.


There's a labor shortage in the U.S. Why is it so hard for migrants to legally work?

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.


There's a labor shortage in the U.S. Why is it so hard for migrants to legally work?

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.


As hip-hop turns 50, reflecting on the role Latin artists played

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.


Celebrating 50 years of the genre, Alt.Latino revisits its favorite hip-hop episodes

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.


An initiative in New York City will treat gun violence as a public health epidemic

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.


NYC has seen an influx of 90,000 migrants and asylum-seekers since last spring

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.


As NYC limits access to migrants and asylum seekers, many are left homeless

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.


Inhumane conditions reported at large migrant shelter in New York City

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.


Days of searching turns tragic as all 5 people aboard the Titan are dead

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.


For many migrants being bused from New York City to other towns, hostility awaits

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.


Hostility against migrants is rising upstate where NYC is sending asylum seekers

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.


The character and fitness evaluation to practice law is discriminatory, advocates say

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.


Bassist Juan Carlos Formell dies after a heart attack onstage. He was 59

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.


New York state is becoming a battleground for migrant rights

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.


New York rolls back bail reforms that gave judges more discretion

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.


Desperate migrants are choosing to cross the border through dangerous U.S. desert

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.


NYC Mayor Adams pressures the feds for more help with assistance to migrants

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.