'They are prepared to fight' — NYC's Ukrainian community watches family and friends brace for invasion
Ukrainians in New York City say friends and family are pledging to fight or making plans to flee as Russia's invasion appears imminent.
Feb 23, 5:01 AM
Outrage After NJ Diverts $34M From Immigrant Worker Fund
State officials say they conducted outreach efforts to ramp up applications but not enough applied.
Jan 19, 6:45 PM
NJ Fund For Immigrants Distributed A Fraction Of Aid, Reallocated $34M For State Budget
The federal coronavirus money expired after NJ only distributed $6 million before the deadline.
Jan 18, 5:29 PM
Will NYC Expand Voting Rights To Some Immigrants? Not With Mayor de Blasio’s Help
The City Council will consider a proposal on Monday to let green card holders vote in local elections.
Sep 17, 2021 2:51 PM
Is This The End of Local ICE Detention? That’s Immigrants’ Hope—And Fear
While ICE detention appears poised to end in the New York City area, immigrants are being transferred across the country, severing ties with their attorneys and families.
Jun 25, 2021 3:03 PM
ICE Jailer in New Jersey Is Sued By Its Landlord, Claiming Unsafe Conditions
If the landlord succeeds in ending the lease, it would be yet another ICE facility to announce its closure in the Garden State.
May 3, 2021 3:29 PM
Indonesian Asylum Seekers Survived Trump’s Attempt to Deport Them, But Now They’re Facing Off Against Biden
“All my hopes and prayers were with the changing of the administrations, that things with immigration would be more relaxed, and easy. I don’t see anything changing yet.”
Apr 15, 2021 4:35 PM
ICE Says Bergen County Jail Detention Center Is Overcrowded, But At-Risk Detainees Still Aren’t Getting Released
Bergen County Jail’s ICE unit, which has the highest COVID rate among NYC-area ICE detention centers, was as high as 71 percent over capacity late last year.
Jan 29, 2021 8:00 AM
How President Biden Is Changing Life For NYC-Area Immigrants
No more Muslim Ban. A halt on deportations. But ICE isn’t going anywhere under President Biden.
Jan 21, 2021 3:39 PM
What Immigrant Advocates Expect From President Biden On Day One
Biden is expected to issue executive orders right away to roll back Trump’s travel ban and protect DACA, but immigrant advocates say there’s more he can do.
Jan 20, 2021 5:00 AM
With DACA Restored, Thousands Of Immigrants Wait For Applications To Be Processed
After a federal judge ordered the Trump administration to fully restore the Obama-era program, applicants may have to wait longer than usual due to COVID-related delays.
Jan 14, 2021 12:04 PM
Immigrant Groups Sue Trump Administration Over “Last Ditch” Rule Change
The rule would make it harder to appeal decisions by immigration judges, and is set to take effect just days before President Trump leaves office.
Jan 13, 2021 5:00 AM
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