A legislative package was introduced to curb the nuisance abatement legislation arguing that it is unconstitutional and has targeted mostly Latino and African-American homes, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
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Legislation passed by the City Council will have city agencies gather more accurate demographic data to better service LGBT people and communities of color, reports Times Ledger.
Street vendors who claim police harassment urged the City Council to approve a bill that would grant more than 4,000 permits 40 years after the issuing of licenses was frozen, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Hundreds of tenants, especially Hispanics, are hoping for the passage of a bill guaranteeing attorneys to low-income tenants facing eviction, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
The City Council passed a resolution introduced by Mathieu Eugene that declares Oct. 9 NYC Haitian Day and recognizes the contributions of Haitians to the city and the U.S.
The City Council’s first public hearing about funding immigrant services touted some successes but there is also worry about looming budget cuts, El Diario/La Prensa reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rezoning proposals passed the City Council, but concerns and objections remain, City Limits and The Riverdale Press report.
Isseu Diouf Campbell, the founder of Afrikanspot.com, and Gustavo Martinez Contreras, a former reporter for El Diario, discuss concerns of the community and ethnic media outlets, in a segment from BRIC TV.
The Hunts Point Express spoke with three of the many candidates vying to fill the 17th district City Council seat in the Bronx.
Hundreds of people gathered at City Hall to demonstrate against the racist statements made by the Republican presidential candidate, El Diario reports.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle profiles Brooklyn City Council member Antonio Reynoso.
A group of City Council members is asking the Department of Education to expand foreign language instruction in public schools, El Diario reports.
The City Council is studying ways to prevent immigrants who have been detained for minor offenses from being deported, El Diario reports.
A marker or monument recognizing the contribution of slaves to the founding and growth of NYC has been approved by the City Council and should go up some time this summer in Lower Manhattan, The Amsterdam News reports.
Carlos Menchaca is becoming a non-traditional leader for the Mexican community in the Big Apple and for immigrants in general, reports Diario de México.