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Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway

NEW YORK — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s getting reports that a nationwide crackdown on immigrants facing deportation is already underway in his city. The sweeps were ex...

Mayor de Blasio says ICE raids on immigrants already underway

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LA Mayor Eric Garcetti releases video directed at illegal immigrants amid ICE raids: 'We are in this together' Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released a Twitter video Saturday explaining why he and the city's government won't be cooperating with federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents as they carry out raids nationwide....
2019-07-15 04:30

ICE deportation raids underway in New York City, 'number of jurisdictions,' official says A nationwide crackdown to apprehend thousands of illegal immigrants across the country Sunday is already underway in the nation's largest city, according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio....
2019-07-14 21:30

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio weighs in on Donald Trump's row with Sadiq Khan after the US president called the two Mayor 'twins' New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio today said he was a big fan of his London counterpart Sadiq Khan after President Trump compared the two politicians in a stinging jibe....
2019-06-03 17:15

NYC braces for threatened ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants Parts of the Big Apple were on edge Saturday as US Immigration and Customs Enforcement readied to carry out President Trump’s plans to deport at least 2,000 illegal immigrants here and in the rest of the country. City Council Speaker Corey Johnson an...
2019-07-14 05:01

Immigrants in hiding, but no sign of threatened mass U.S. raids Immigrant families and their defenders were on standby Sunday for mass deportation arrests across the United States threatened by President Donald Trump, but by early afternoon there were no signs of a nationwide operation....
2019-07-15 00:15

No ICE raids yet, but immigrants in Miami, Los Angeles, New York and elsewhere still bracing Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
2019-07-14 20:45

ICE has begun raids to round up undocumented immigrants, official says Immigration authorities have begun conducting raids, a senior administration official said Sunday, in an operation expected to target about 2,000 undocumented immigrants ordered by courts to be removed from the country....
2019-07-15 05:30

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
2019-07-15 04:45

De Blasio says Trump wants to ‘make America hate again’ with ICE raids Mayor de Blasio blasted President Trump for announcing that Immigration and Customs Enforcement would carry out raids nationally as a political ploy to scare immigrant communities and gin up his base of supporters. “His slogan should be: make A...
2019-07-14 20:15

ICE raids targeting illegal immigrants to start Sunday: report Immigration raids that will target thousands of undocumented immigrants in cities across the US are scheduled to begin Sunday, a report said Thursday. The raids, which are backed by President Trump, will target families who recently crossed into the ...
2019-07-11 17:30

With ICE Raids Looming, Immigrants Worry: ‘Every Time Someone Knocks, You Get Scared’ With the possibility of immigration raids looming, many immigrants were worried, and planning to stay out of sight. One family canceled their vacation....
2019-07-13 19:30

Cuomo, de Blasio vow to fight ICE raids targeting illegal immigrant families Gov. Andrew Cuomo has joined with a growing number of elected officials across the country in opposing the Trump administration’s reported plan to begin ICE raids early Sunday targeting illegal alien families. Cuomo called the plans “sham...
2019-06-22 10:30

Mayor Bill de Blasio goes on TV and professes love for ska Your move, Beto. Mayor Bill de Blasio went on CNN Tuesday and professed his love for ska — the Jamaican music genre that fused with punk in the mid-1990s. Hizzoner let it be known during a “New Day” segment called “Candidate M...
2019-05-22 02:15

DHS Officials Say Massive Deportation Raids Will Start This Weekend; More than 2,000 Undocumented Immigrants, Including Families, Targeted Department of Homeland Security officials have told the New York Times that mass arrests of undocumented immigrants will hit at least 10 U.S. cities on Sunday. The Donald Trump-sanctioned operation had been postponed weeks ago, though the president r...
2019-07-12 04:15

Mayor de Blasio finally names new NYCHA boss New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio named the head of Minneapolis’s tiny public housing agency, Gregory Russ, as the new top boss of the city’s massive and scandal-rocked Housing Authority, ending a months-long search that blew two deadlines. “In a na...
2019-06-19 02:45

De Blasio’s first endorsement comes from small town South Carolina mayor Drumroll, please! Mayor Bill de Blasio got his very first endorsement for president of the United States from … wait for it … the mayor of Orangeburg, SC. That’s right — Orangeburg, population 13,000. Hizzoner had to work hard for the end...
2019-06-02 01:30

Mayor de Blasio flubs ‘Miracle Mets’ slogan at team’s Anniversary No hits, no runs — but one error! Boston Red Sox fan Bill de Blasio stuck his foot in his mouth during the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Mets’ first-ever World Series win in 1969, addressing the crowd at CitiField with the wrong-era slogan. “Th...
2019-06-30 06:45

Bill Maher’s brutal message to Mayor de Blasio: Just quit race now Mayor de Blasio got a scathing rejection from liberal comedian Bill Maher. Hizzoner needs to “get the f—k out” of the 2020 presidential race, Maher said on his HBO show Friday — breaking into song to shoo him out. “And this guy,” Maher condesce...
2019-06-30 01:15

Trump calls London mayor Khan ‘the twin of de Blasio, except shorter’ President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Sunday night — by comparing him to a “shorter” version of Mayor Bill de Blasio. The president made the remarks ahead of his flight to London, where he said has no intention to meet with ...
2019-06-03 08:30

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
2019-07-14 08:30

De Blasio, London mayor Sadiq Khan fire back after Trump’s insults ​Mayor Bill de Blasio and the mayor of London slapped back at President Trump on Monday after the commander-in-chief compared the two, saying Sadiq Khan reminds him of our “dum​b​ and very incompetent​”​ mayor of New York. “#ConDon ...
2019-06-04 00:30

Police union calls Mayor Bill de Blasio 'full of sh--' for offering condolences after officer's suicide The Sergeants Benevolent Association attacked New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter Thursday saying the 2020 candidate is "full of sh--" after he tweeted his condolences for the death of police officer in Long Island, calling the mayor out for com...
2019-06-28 05:30

Donald Trump UK visit: US president takes swipe at Sadiq Khan calling him 'the twin of NY Mayor Bill de Blasio except shorter' US President Donald Trump called London Mayor Sadiq Khan the "shorter" twin of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio as he departed on Air Force One for his state visit to the UK....
2019-06-03 09:45

Trump Called Publicizing ICE Raids a ‘Disgrace.’ Then He Started Publicizing Raids When Oakland, Calif., Mayor Libby Schaaf warned residents of an upcoming raid by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in 2018, President Donald Trump called it a “disgrace to our nation.” Then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions cited ICE...
2019-07-13 00:15

Death Investigation Underway In Whitley Co. WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are investigating after a woman was found dead at a home in Whitley County Wednesday evening. Kentucky State Police say they received a shots-fired call at a home on Highway 1064. When trooper...
2019-05-23 05:15

Filming for the first MCU Phase 4 movie is already underway Now that Avengers: Endgame is behind us, Spider-Man: Far From Home is the only movie left in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And we won’t learn anything about Marvel’s Phase 4 launch plans until well after Far From Home hits the...
2019-05-31 19:30

Search underway for Texas man who went missing on hike MENA, Ark. (AP) — Family and friends have joined the search for a Texas man who went missing last weekend while on a hike in a remote area of Arkansas. Family members say 38-year-old Joshua McClatchy of Forth Worth texted his mother Saturday afternoo...
2019-06-06 14:15

The second space race is underway. America is already losing it This year's 50th anniversary of America's victory in the space race is a good time to reflect on what we can do when we put forth our very best. It's hard to believe that it's been half a century since I stood on the beach with my parents and sibling...
2019-07-18 00:45

Search underway for eight climbers missing in Indian Himalayas A search is underway for seven climbers -- four Britons, two Americans and an Australian -- and their Indian liaison officer, who went missing a week ago during an expedition in the Indian Himalayas, local authorities say....
2019-06-01 17:45

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
2019-05-29 00:15

Search Underway For Suspect In Lexington Gas Station Robbery LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are looking for a suspect who they say robbed a gas station at gunpoint. It happened just after 3 a.m. Friday at the Shell station on South Broadway. Police say a man came into the store with a gun and demanded m...
2019-06-07 12:30

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam currencies dip in caution as G20 gets underway Most Latin American currencies fell on Friday, with the Brazilian real leading losses, ahead of a high-stakes meeting between U.S. and Chinese leaders over their trade dispute that has roiled financial markets for months. U.S. President Donald Tr...
2019-06-28 23:30

Final preparations underway for Trump's 'Salute to America' U.S. government personnel, including the military, are putting the final touches on President Donald Trump's Independence Day plans for "Salute to America."...
2019-07-04 19:00

Barty party underway as Ashleigh triumphs in Paris Ashleigh Barty, the Australian who ditched tennis to play professional cricket for a year, smashed Marketa Vondrousova for six on Saturday to lift the French Open crown at Roland Garros....
2019-06-08 19:15

Celebrations Underway In Kashi Ahead Of PM Modi's Visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today to thank the people for reposing their faith in him. Amit Shah will be accompanying him....
2019-05-27 06:45

Public testing is underway for Halo: Reach but it's very exclusive 343 Industries has confirmed that the first public beta test for Halo: Reach, part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection, is underway but it’s currently only accessible to fewer than 1000 Halo Insiders.343 Industries has taken to the Halo Insid...
2019-06-30 18:30

Rescue underway in Indiana after child, 3, falls into sewer Emergency responders were working Thursday night in Evansville, Ind., to rescue a 3-year-old child who had fallen about 30 feet into a sewer, according to reports....
2019-07-05 05:30

The Latest: Florida Cabinet meeting underway in Jerusalem TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Cabinet are meeting in Israel. The meeting opened Wednesday with the signing of a proclamation expressing Flor...
2019-05-29 16:45

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
2019-06-30 04:00

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

Jury selection underway for Tucson man accused of killing girlfriend Mario Jesus Dorame/ Pima County Jail TUCSON – Prosecutors and defense attorneys have begun jury selection for the trial of Tucson man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2017. Back in 2017, Mario Jesus Dorame was taken into custody by Tucson P...
2019-05-30 01:45

Veteran groups rally across country with contract negotiations underway TUCSON – Veteran Affairs employees across the country are holding rallies and meetings to inform the public about current contract negotiations. This comes after reports surfaced that the White House may turn veterans’ health care into a privat...
2019-06-06 22:30

Manhunt underway in Texas after woman killed, deputy and 2 others shot The suspect in the Liberty County shootings remains at large, law enforcement officials said. The suspect has been identified as Pavol Vido, 65.        ...
2019-05-29 22:45

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize Greece's coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized....
2019-06-11 11:45

Rescues underway after tornadoes smash across Ohio, Indiana; 1 dead At least half a dozen communities from eastern Indiana through central Ohio suffered damage, according to the National Weather Service.        ...
2019-05-29 00:15

The Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big. “Two half-time adjunct jobs do not make a full-time income. Far from it,” Ximena Barrientos says. “I’m lucky that I have my own apartment. I have no idea how people make it work if they have to pay rent.”...
2019-06-19 22:15

‘A global measles crisis’ is well underway, UN agency chiefs warn Noting a 300 per cent surge in the number of measles cases during the first three months of this year, compared to the same period last year, two UN agency heads declared on Monday that we now stand “in the middle of a global measles crisis”....
2019-05-21 22:30

Rescue Efforts Are Underway After an Earthquake Kills at Least 12 in Southwest China (BEIJING) — Rescue efforts are underway after an earthquake in southwestern China that has left 12 people dead and 134 others injured. The Yibin city press office said on its social media account that 73 houses had collapsed. The Chinese Minist...
2019-06-18 10:00

Probe Underway: French Envoy On Break-In At IAF's Office Handling Rafale French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Saturday said the investigation into a possible data theft during the break-in into the Rafale project management team office in Paris is still......
2019-06-30 02:00

French cereal crop ratings fall after heatwave, harvest underway The condition of French cereal crops declined in the week to July 1, farm office FranceAgriMer said on Friday, suggesting a negative impact from a record-breaking heatwave....
2019-07-05 13:00

Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong train with Barcelona for first time as pre-season gets underway Antoine Griezmann and Frenkie de Jong joined up with their new teammates for the first time on Monday as Barcelona players returned for the first day of pre-season training....
2019-07-15 17:30

Search underway for another missing Hawaii hiker, days after Amanda Eller rescued Volunteers in Hawaii are searching for a 35-year-old Maui man days after they rescued a missing hiker who survived for more than two weeks in a forest on the island....
2019-05-29 09:30

Massive Search Underway for Auto Journalist and Former Jalopnik Writer Davey Johnson The global community of automotive journalists isn’t particularly huge, so when something happens to one of our own, it gets our attention. When it happens to one as well-liked, respected, and well-known as Davey Johnson, it’s a big deal. The last an...
2019-06-10 20:30

Canada Finance Minister says permitting work on Trans Mountain oil pipeline underway Work to obtain building permits for the Trans Mountain oil pipeline started on Wednesday, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said, a day after the federal government approved the contentious expansion project despite widespread opposition....
2019-06-19 21:15

Cleanup underway after 400,000-litre produced water leak at Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley The Alberta Energy Regulator says cleanup efforts are underway after 400,000 litres of produced water leaked from an Obsidian Energy well near Drayton Valley this week....
2019-06-01 12:45

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an...
2019-05-29 18:30

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search is underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 13:30

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 16:45

Search underway for missing 2-year-old girl after mother crosses Rio Grande River, Border Patrol says A missing 2-year-old girl from Brazil is the focus of Border Patrol agents as they search the Rio Grande River.        ...
2019-07-03 20:30

Why those ICE raids are being announced in advance Starting Sunday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is expected to resume its previously announced plan to apprehend thousands of illegal immigrants across the country. ...
2019-07-11 23:30

ICE raids spark fear, protests Immigration advocates took to the streets in protest Friday ahead of mass deportation raids planned this weekend in ten major cities. President Trump says the thousands of families targeted have already been given deportation orders. Note: There is a...
2019-07-13 08:15

Xbox Scarlett Release Date is 2020, but Microsoft's next-gen Xbox plans are well underway Microsoft's next-generation plans have already kicked off - you just may not have noticed it yet. Dan McCulloch explains how the Xbox platform is building towards next-gen....
2019-06-17 19:00

'Decimated': 2 dead, search underway for missing after Oklahoma tornado A deadly tornado ripped through an Oklahoma City suburb Saturday night, destroying a motel and causing massive damage.        ...
2019-05-26 16:30

Arsenal confirm transfer negotiations are underway with 'very clear' targets Arsenal have already started their summer recruitment plans and have enough "ammunition" to convince targets to join, according to head of football Raul Sanllehi....
2019-05-23 02:15

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal authorities....
2019-06-22 05:45

Trump says weekend deportation raids were 'very successful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that raids over the weekend aimed at immigrants who had been ordered deported were "very successful" even though much of the activity was not visible to the public....
2019-07-16 07:15

Trump says immigration raids coming 'fairly soon' President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as U.S. migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
2019-07-06 06:00

Bustle raids Elle for new editor-in-chief Bustle Digital Group, where longtime editor-in-chief Kate Ward resigned mid-April, has raided Hearst-owned Elle for its newest EIC, Emma Rosenblum. She was the No. 2 editor under Nina Garcia on the fashion title. Bustle CEO Bryan Goldberg — who had p...
2019-06-05 06:15

Trump Now Says He’ll Delay Massive ICE Raids For 2 Weeks Just hours after he defended his order for nationwide raids by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to deport thousands of families on Sunday, Donald Trump reversed course and said the raids would be delayed by two weeks pending negotiations betw...
2019-06-22 23:30

| Egypt raids businesses over funding plot Egyptian authorities have raided 19 businesses allegedly tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and accused of funding a plot to overthrow the state, the interior ministry has announced....
2019-06-27 21:00

Immigration raids to take place across US starting Sunday Raids are likely to occur in 10 major cities and would target at least 2,000 immigrants who have been ordered deportedUS immigration officials have said immigration raids targeting thousands of families will take place in major cities across the Unit...
2019-07-11 22:15

Officials Claim ICE Raids Have Started, but the Worst May Be Yet to Come By broadcasting for weeks that massive raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in 10 cities across the nation were imminent, the Trump administration already has fulfilled one of its objectives: to spread fear and terror in immigrant comm...
2019-07-14 23:30

US launches raids targeting migrant families US immigration authorities have launched a series of small-scale raids targeting undocumented families. But many municipal officials have refused to support the action, with New York's mayor calling it "unsuccessful."...
2019-07-15 10:45

Trump Confirms Immigration Raids Set For The Weekend US President Donald Trump confirmed Friday that agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency will launch raids across the country this weekend to round up thousands of undocumented......
2019-07-12 19:00

Mass immigration raids set to begin this Sunday By Julia Ainsley WASHINGTON — Nationwide immigration raids that were postponed three weeks ago are now scheduled to begin on Sunday, two senior Department of Homeland Security officials told NBC News. The mass raids, to be conducted by Immigration an...
2019-07-11 17:45

Donald Trump Says Immigration Raids Coming "Fairly Soon" President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
2019-07-06 21:30

Pokémon Sword And Shield Will Have Co-Op Raids (And Everything Else We Learned Today) Pokémon Sword and Shield, the long awaited new entry in the Pokémon franchise for Nintendo Switch, is coming out November 15th. Now we finally know more about the region of Galor, the Pokémon adventure that awaits you there, and the pocket monsters t...
2019-06-05 17:45

Trump says ICE raids coming, border facilities are ‘incredible’ Trump again threatened that ICE would soon start rounding up illegal immigrants for deportation — and praised the detention centers holding illegal immigrants despite mounting criticism of conditions there. “I don’t call them raids. I say they came i...
2019-07-06 04:30

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on social media....
2019-06-07 06:30

Starting "Fairly Soon", Says Donald Trump On Immigration Raids US President Donald Trump said on Friday mass deportation roundups would begin "fairly soon" as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be "ready" when immigration officers come....
2019-07-06 05:15

ICE deportation raids set to being Sunday after Trump delay, report says Nationwide raids targeting thousands of illegal immigrants who are facing deportation or who have overstayed their visas will reportedly begin Sunday....
2019-07-11 09:45

Raids Expected To Begin in U.S. Immigration Enforcement Operation (WASHINGTON) — A nationwide immigration enforcement operation targeting people who are in the United States illegally is expected to begin this weekend after it was postponed last month by President Donald Trump, according to two administration...
2019-07-11 20:45

Australian Parliament to probe press freedom after raids A parliamentary committee has announced an inquiry into the impact of Australian law enforcement and intelligence powers on the press freedom following police raids on media organizations...
2019-07-05 12:01

Sitaram Yechury Questions CBI Raids On Indira Jaising CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Thursday accused the government of "targeting" former additional solicitor general Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover hours after the CBI began......
2019-07-11 10:15

Mayawati, Haryana's BS Hooda Under Scanner As CBI Raids 110 Locations The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at 110 locations in 19 states in connection with cases related to corruption, arms smuggling and criminal misconduct, officials......
2019-07-09 21:45

Australian police deny waging 'war on media,' but more raids are possible Australian police have defended raids on the country's national broadcaster and a prominent journalist, and said more could be coming as they continue an investigation into the alleged publication of state secrets....
2019-06-07 11:30

US To Launch Massive Raids On Undocumented Migrants: Report US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are planning to launch sweeping deportation raids this weekend as the Trump administration expands its crackdown on undocumented immigrants, the New......
2019-07-11 19:45

Trump says ICE focused on getting MS-13 gang ahead of expected raids President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the U.S. immigration enforcement agency ICE was focused on getting the MS-13 gang out of the United States, as U.S. cities braced for expected immigration raids on Sunday....
2019-06-22 18:30

China police raids rescue 1,100 trafficked women BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities say they have rescued more than 1,100 abducted foreign women in police raids coordinated with five Southeast Asian countries. The Ministry of Public Security said Friday that more than 1,300 suspects had been arrest...
2019-06-21 09:45

Report: Syrian air raids hit crowded residential area Syria’s White Helmets say at least 6 people were killed and 10 remain under rubble following government air raids on a town in the rebel’s last stronghold...
2019-05-27 16:15

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of his ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
2019-06-22 14:30

Australia PM to meet national broadcaster after police raids Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he will meet with executives from the national broadcaster on Tuesday as he sought to calm tensions following two police raids against prominent media organizations....
2019-06-11 09:15

19 mafia suspects arrested in joint transatlantic raids Nineteen people were arrested early Wednesday on mafia-related charges as part of a joint operation between Italian Police and the FBI's New York bureau, Italian officials said....
2019-07-17 17:00

Impending immigration raids across US spark anxiety and protests Raids expected to target 2,000 migrants in nearly a dozen citiesVigils held from Los Angeles to BerlinImmigration raids conducted by the Trump administration are expected in major US cities on Sunday, a prospect that has sparked vigils, protests, con...
2019-07-14 11:45

Pakistan arrests 3 suspects in 2 raids on militant hideouts MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s provincial counter-terrorism department says security forces have arrested three suspected militants in two separate raids in eastern Punjab province, foiling possible attacks. The department says the first ra...
2019-05-27 08:15

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
2019-07-13 16:45

The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
2019-05-22 17:30

For our future, more Indian immigrants, please If, like me, you believe that the U.S. needs to welcome immigrants on a sustainable basis, you should support a greater U.S. government priority on the immigration of skilled Indian citizens to the United States....
2019-07-16 01:45

When It Comes to the Census, the Damage Among Immigrants Is Already Done With or without a citizenship question on the census form, the political climate has made immigrant communities wary of opening their doors for census workers....
2019-06-28 10:45

ICE: Mass raids targeting undocumented families launches Sunday NBC NEWS – Immigration authorities are planning a massive roundup Sunday of undocumented families that have received deportation orders, two sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. The raids will take place in several cities across the ...
2019-06-22 15:45

ACLU sues Trump admin to put brakes on rescheduled ICE raids The American Civil Liberties Union and advocacy groups filed suit in Manhattan federal court Thursday to put the brakes on the Trump administration’s plan to have US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents conduct a mass roundup of illegal a...
2019-07-11 23:15

| As migrants wait in fear, no sign of large-scale US raids Thousands of undocumented immigrants waited in uncertainty, fearful of the nationwide raids promised by President Donald Trump, but there were no immediate signs of any large-scale operations....
2019-07-16 00:15

Trump announces delay in planned Ice raids on migrant families President had told reporters operation would begin soonPelosi: faith leaders must ask Trump to stop ‘brutal action’Donald Trump appeared to announce he a delay in planned raids on undocumented immigrants, six days after he took the unusual step of an...
2019-06-22 21:45

ICE Raids to Deport Migrant Families Set to Begin Sunday in 10 US Cities Despite reported misgivings by the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE agents are prepared to start rounding up migrant families with existing deportation orders Sunday in 10 major cities around the country....
2019-06-22 06:30

Fear of ICE raids prompts warnings, advice to undocumented residents The Trump administration's threat of immigration raids after the Fourth of July has prompted a surge of fear in minority communities across the country....
2019-07-04 05:01

Pelosi urges Dems to help counter Trump’s planned ICE raids House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday warned her caucus about President Donald Trump’s planned immigration raids this weekend, urging members to spread information about undocumented immigrants' legal rights.Speaking to a closed-door whips meeting,...
2019-07-11 20:00

Princeton professor calls Trump's tweet about ICE raids a 'terroristic act' Princeton Professor of American American studies Eddie Glaude said President Trump has purposely adopted a barbaric immigration policy that seeks to terrorize families with children....
2019-06-18 23:45

Serbia orders troops to ready after Kosovo raids, clashes Serbia put its troops on alert near the border with Kosovo on Tuesday after Kosovar authorities arrested more than 20 people in raids in a Serb-dominated region, officials said....
2019-05-29 04:30

US mayors fight back and pledge help for migrants targeted in Ice raids Officials to support undocumented migrants in their cities‘We’re doing everything we can … to push back against Trump’America’s leading mayors have been teeing up resources in anticipation of helping those targeted by immigration raids slated to star...
2019-07-13 06:15

Donald Trump: Immigration raids could start Fourth of July President Donald Trump said his postponed immigration raids in 10 major cities could start on Independence Day unless "something pretty miraculous" happens in Congress on immigration reform....
2019-06-30 11:30

Pelosi urges Trump to abandon planned ICE raids nationwide House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Trump on Saturday to abandon planned raids around the country to deport illegal immigrants. “Tomorrow is Sunday, and as many people of faith attend religious services, the President has ordered heartle...
2019-06-23 08:15

Sudan: Army raids opposition offices ahead of protests Protest organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning and forced them to call off a press conference. Nationwide marches would still go ahead on Sunday, however, they announced....
2019-06-30 07:30

U.S. launches small-scale immigration raids as families hide U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump's plan to deport thousands of immigrants....
2019-07-15 03:30

ICE Will Reportedly Begin Raids to Deport Thousands of Families on Sunday Less than a week after President Donald Trump threatened to deport “millions” of people on Twitter, Immigration and Customs Enforcement will begin the process of raiding cities with large immigration populations with the intention of arresting and de...
2019-06-21 21:30

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner huddled in secret compartments, as the country steps up a crackdown under U.S. pressure....
2019-07-09 00:15

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of peop...
2019-06-23 19:45

‘Every day, it is a risk’: immigrant communities paralyzed by fear of impending Ice raids Mayors in major cities have pledged to support those targeted by Sunday’s ‘enforcement operations’When CG heard that Donald Trump had announced raids by the immigration enforcement agency Ice a few weeks ago, she turned to her husband. Get groceries,...
2019-07-13 16:30

Trump’s acting DHS secretary appears wary of the president’s ICE raids. That says a lot. The acting Homeland Security chief apparently isn't hiding his feelings — perhaps because he's seen what happened when his department had to make the best of President Trump's whims....
2019-06-23 13:45

Trump admin’s immigration raids expected to begin across the country The sweeps were expected to start Sunday, but New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted Saturday that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency had already taken action in New York....
2019-07-14 22:45

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
2019-06-17 05:00

Immigrants who worked for Trump speak in Fla. Hours before President Donald Trump's first 2020 campaign rally, a labor union representing hospitality workers, held a news conference featuring undocumented workers who say they used to work at Trump properties. (June 18)    &#...
2019-06-19 03:15

Nonfiction: The Last Time a Wall Went Up to Keep Out Immigrants In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America....
2019-05-21 15:15

NY lawmakers OK licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday following Assembly passage last week. Democrats lead both chambe...
2019-06-18 03:30

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
2019-07-06 00:15

The Latest: NY OK’s licenses for immigrants in US illegally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 10:35 p.m. New York will become the 13th state to authorize driver’s licenses for immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. The state Senate approved the proposal Monday and Democrat...
2019-06-18 06:45

Immigration raids slated to begin in major US cities as early as Sunday Raids ordered by Trump will reportedly target more than 2,000 migrants who received letters ordering them to appear in courtRaids on migrants in cities including New York, Chicago and Miami could begin as early as Sunday, according to multiple report...
2019-06-22 08:30

Trump delays ICE deportation raids for 2 weeks to see if Congress can ‘work out a solution’ In a tweet posted Saturday afternoon, U.S. President Donald Trump announced he would delay the planned removal of more than 2,000 undocumented immigrants from the U.S. by two weeks....
2019-06-22 23:15

Acting immigration chief remains quiet about whether or not ICE raids will separate families Acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ken Cuccinelli kept quiet Sunday on details of the nationwide immigration raids that began Saturday night, including whether or not families would be separated by Immigration and Cu...
2019-07-14 20:15

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
2019-06-23 00:00

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would postpone mass deportation raids for two weeks as he seeks compromise with Democratic leaders on immigration issues....
2019-06-23 02:30

FBI raids home of D.C. councilor Jack Evans amid ethics inquiry Federal agents on Friday searched the home of a Washington, D.C., council member who was previously reprimanded for ethics violations, amid a new investigation into his conduct....
2019-06-21 20:15

Raids Against Maharashtra Politician's Firm Accused Of Farm Loan Fraud The Enforcement Directorate conducted searches at multiple locations in Maharashtra on Thursday in connection with an alleged Rs-328 crore farm loan fraud, perpetrated using identities of "bogus and......
2019-06-06 17:30

Case, Raids Against J&K Bank After Officials Unearth 177-Crore Loan Fraud The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Thursday registered a case and conducted raids after unearthing a loan fraud worth over Rs 177 crore in Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Jammu, officials said....
2019-06-28 05:15

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2019-06-05 17:15

Raids on two Northern Irish journalists’ homes had ‘inappropriate’ warrants, court says The two reporters, Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey, had been investigating the 1994 Loughinisland massacrePolice inappropriately obtained search warrants to raid the homes of two Northern Irish investigative journalists, a court has concluded, in a...
2019-05-30 03:30

Acting CBP commissioner says ICE raids 'overhyped and over-politicized': Criminal aliens are top priority Acting Customs & Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan said he believes the ICE raids which started over the weekend in a number of U.S. cities have been "overhyped" and "over-politicized."...
2019-07-15 20:45

Trump sounds off on wide range of topics including Census, ICE raids President Trump opined on a wide range of topics during a 31-minute back-and-forth with reporters on Friday. The commander in chief held court on the White House lawn over the loud whirr of Marine One’s rotors before heading off to Wisconsin for fund...
2019-07-13 04:30

Trump's Mass Anti-Immigrant Raids Are Reportedly Happening This Sunday The Trump administration’s planned mass arrests of undocumented immigrants are now scheduled to begin this Sunday, multiple sources told the New York Times. The arrests were postponed last month after resistance from both inside and outside the admin...
2019-07-11 19:15

German police launch raids on Iraqi organized crime gang Heavily armed police have carried out a series of coordinated raids on the homes of members of the "Al-Salam-313" group. The targets are suspected of people smuggling as well as dealing in narcotics....
2019-05-22 22:45

Former ICE chief says raids announced for political gain, endangering migrants, agents _____ LOS ANGELES — Immigration raids scheduled to take place in at least nine U.S. cities Sunday could be mass, indiscriminate roundups that target entire families rather than those who pose a threat, says a former acting director of U.S. Immigratio...
2019-07-14 01:45

Trump report card: Mixed week, resignations, raids, record Dow This week’s White House Report Card finds that President Trump’s economy continues to roar, as does federal spending. He lost his Labor Secretary Alex Acosta but swapped in an acting secretary, Patrick Pizzella, who promises to move far quicker to im...
2019-07-13 20:15

"To Humiliate, Silence": Lawyer Indira Jaising's Group Slams CBI Raids Raids by the Central Bureau of Investigation against senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover were "illegal, malicious and a blatant abuse of law", their NGO said on Friday, accusing......
2019-07-12 17:15

Italian Police Seize Air-to-Air Missile, Dozens of Firearms in Raids on Neo-Nazis The Italian General Investigations and Special Operations Division (DIGOS) seized an arsenal of weaponry ranging from bolt-action rifles and automatic weapons to a “combat-ready” air-to-air missile from a neo-Nazi group in a series of raids supported...
2019-07-16 05:45

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations across the country, Kellyanne Conway claims that the president is simply following in the footsteps of his...
2019-07-14 16:30

With raids, warrants and an arrest, Mexico's leader sends first big message on graft Mexican authorities have raided the home of a close aide of former President Enrique Pena Nieto and secured the arrest of one of the country's best-known businessmen in a drive to get justice for scandals that tainted the last government....
2019-05-29 09:01

De Blasio has found a new out-of-the-way gym in Brooklyn With his go-to Park Slope gym out of commission over contaminated water, Mayor Bill de Blasio is still making the 11-mile schlep from Gracie Mansion to a different Brooklyn YMCA — instead of a handful of facilities that are much closer to the mayor’s...
2019-07-09 03:00

De Blasio says NYC is ‘very jaded’ about Amazon Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the e-tailing giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other tech firms have —...
2019-05-28 23:30

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff...
2019-05-24 06:15

They Donated to De Blasio. But Here’s What They Think About His Run for President. The Times asked donors to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s federal political action committee if he should be president. Their answers showed why he is viewed as such an outsider....
2019-05-28 16:30

21 Savage donates $25K for legal aid for detained immigrants ATLANTA (AP) — Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year. The rapper, whose real name is She’y...
2019-06-15 07:15

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean? Nearly every Democrat running for president supports the idea, a sharp change from even a few years ago. Here’s a look at the policy behind the politics....
2019-07-04 01:15

California OKs health care for some adult immigrants SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Some low-income adults in California living in the country illegally will soon get their health benefits paid for by taxpayers. Democrats in the state Legislature on Sunday agreed to make adults between the ages of 19 and 25...
2019-06-10 08:30

Teacher Fired After She Tweeted to Trump About Immigrants Georgia Clark, a teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District, had implored the president in public Twitter posts to rid her school of undocumented immigrants....
2019-06-05 14:00

Congress: Pass immigration reform now to help immigrants like me I never expected to live in Richmond, Virginia. In fact, I never even imagined living in the United States. But after being here since 2017, I can’t imagine living anywhere else. And as June, Immigrant Heritage Month, comes to an end, I am incredibly...
2019-06-29 12:45

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
2019-06-16 20:15

Census: New immigrants getting older, become a ‘fiscal drain’ on US Despite the media’s obsession with child immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, the average age of new immigrants is 20% older and many are now a “fiscal drain” on the U.S. economy, according to new reports....
2019-07-02 17:15

Trump Targets Asylum Protections For Immigrants The Trump administration says it will soon end asylum protections for most Central American migrants. It’s the government’s latest attempt to restrict the influx of migrant families coming to the United States. Under the new rule, migrant...
2019-07-16 03:45

Number of Mexican immigrants in the US illegally declines WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pew Research Center has estimated that the number of Mexican immigrants in the U.S. illegally has declined so sharply over the past decade that they no longer make up the majority in that category. There were about 4.9 million M...
2019-06-12 20:15

24 immigrants have died in ICE custody during the Trump administration In April, a 54-year-old immigrant from Mexico died after several feverish days in a solitary cell. In May, a 21-year-old man from India hung himself in an Arizona jail. On June 1, a 25-year-old asylum seeker named Johana Medina Leon died in a Texas h...
2019-06-09 21:00

'Bachelor' Chris Soules' sentencing underway: What you need to know about fatal 2017 crash "Bachelor" star and Iowa native Chris Soules faces sentencing Tuesday. Here's what to know about what has happened since the 2017 fatal crash.        ...
2019-05-21 21:15

President Trump announces delay of mass immigration raids that were to begin Sunday _____ President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he would delay the White House’s plans to begin mass raids that were to begin Sunday against undocumented families. Sharing the news on Twitter, the president said that “at the request ...
2019-06-23 00:00

President Trump Says He’ll Pause Deportation Raids for Two Weeks, Awaiting Immigration ‘Solution’ President Donald Trump said Saturday that he will stop deportation raids for two weeks to see if legislators can “work out a solution” for immigration at the country’s southern border. Trump announced his decision in a Saturday afte...
2019-06-23 00:15

Trump orders Ice to target migrant families in pre-dawn Sunday raids – live Officials say raids intended to target as many as 2,000 families in Houston, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles in so-called “mass roundup” 9.57pm BST Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard defends Joe Biden in a series of tweets calling out her rivals for...
2019-06-21 23:15

Acting Homeland Security chief denies leaking info on ICE raids: 'It's just not true' The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security on Thursday night denied leaking information that eventually led to the cancellation of ICE raids in 10 cities across America....
2019-06-28 08:00

CBI Raids Lawyers Indira Jaising, Anand Grover In Foreign Funding Case Senior lawyers Indira Jaising and her husband Anand Grover are being raided by the CBI, which have accused them of violating a law on foreign funding for their NGO....
2019-07-11 06:30

Australian police raids on national broadcaster, News Corp prompt outcry Police raided the offices of Australia's national broadcaster on Wednesday over allegations it had published classified material, the second raid on a media outlet in two days, prompting complaints that the "outrageous" raids hindered media freedom....
2019-06-05 07:45

House Republican says Democrats stalling on immigration bill after Trump's delayed ICE raids Rep. Greg Steube R-Fla., said Sunday that House Democrats are unlikely to work with President Trump on immigration and won't meet the Trump's deadline to solve the crisis on the Mexico border....
2019-06-24 00:00

De Blasio takes aim at ‘out of touch’ Joe Biden Mayor de Blasio on Thursday fired a broadside at frontrunner Joe Biden, asserting that he was the better candidate to take on President Trump because the ex-veep was “out of touch” with today’s progressive Democrats. “I respect him, but he’s out of t...
2019-06-27 22:15

De Blasio says he qualifies for first 2020 debate Mayor Bill de Blasio says he made the cut for the first Democratic presidential candidates’ debate later this month. The long-shot 2020 contender said Wednesday that he received a text from DNC Chair Tom Perez confirming his participation. “We&...
2019-06-12 23:45

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
2019-05-28 06:45

De Blasio nominates new commissioner to head TLC Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday nominated the deputy commissioner for the city’s Department of Veterans’ Services to head the Taxi and Limousine Commission. The mayor said in a statement that the nomination of Jeffrey D. Roth will be subm...
2019-06-19 02:45

De Blasio says it’s totally ‘normal’ that everyone is laughing at him Mayor Bill de Blasio had a no-sweat reaction Tuesday to the onslaught of late-night roasts over his presidential bid. The 2020 Democratic long shot was greeted on CNN’s “New Day” with footage from comedians Jimmy Fallon and Stephen ...
2019-05-21 21:00

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
2019-07-12 16:15

Diary of a rescue: Marc Gasol's mission to help immigrants Moved by the desperation of immigrants and the efforts to rescue them, NBA center Marc Gasol didn't hesitate to accept an invitation to see for himself what one group is doing to help....
2019-06-03 20:45

Mass prosecutions for illegal immigrants are ineffective, says lawyer TUCSON, Ariz. — The immigration crisis in Arizona’s second-largest city plays out five days a week as grim-faced US Marshals escort groups of up to 75 migrants, handcuffed and shackled at the waist and ankles, into a grand second-floor courtroom in a...
2019-06-23 08:15

Pew: Mexico deports more illegal immigrants than US, boosts apprehensions 32% Mexico is paying attention to the surge of illegal immigrants through its nation, recently deporting more than the United States and arresting 32% more than it did last year, according to a new report....
2019-06-12 18:30

24 Immigrants Have Died in ICE Custody Since Trump Took Office, Report Says An NBC News analysis has found that 24 immigrants have died while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under the Trump administration. That number doesn’t include immigrants who died while in the custody of other federal agencie...
2019-06-09 21:00

'That's the end of that race!' - Trump knocks Democrats over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for the G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 07:01

Trump knocks Democratic candidates over healthcare for immigrants U.S. President Donald Trump, traveling in Asia for a G20 summit, knocked 10 Democratic presidential hopefuls from afar on Thursday for pledging to cover healthcare for immigrants who live in the United States after coming to the country illegally....
2019-06-28 12:30

Immigrants play big role in caring for elderly and disabled in U.S Even as a shortage of U.S. workers who care for the elderly and disabled grows, proposed limits on immigration may worsen the situation, researchers say....
2019-06-04 21:30

California becomes first state to extend healthcare to illegal immigrants Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget bill into law Tuesday that extends healthcare coverage to young illegal immigrants through Medicaid, making the state the first in the U.S. to do so....
2019-07-11 05:30

Boris Johnson Says Immigrants to U.K. Should Be Forced to Learn English With two weeks left in the race to become prime minister, the front-runner is tacking to the right, reflecting the views of Conservative Party members....
2019-07-06 13:45

Cuomo: GOP will hammer us for illegal immigrants driver’s license law ALBANY — Republicans will try to hammer fellow Democratic lawmakers on the ballot in 2020 for approving a controversial law to provide driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday. “The one hot-button issue I cou...
2019-06-22 14:45

Mexico gets tough with illegal immigrants, deports within 24 hours Unprecedented and inconvenient, the influx of thousands of National Guard into southern Mexico is nevertheless being welcomed by many residents near the Guatemala border....
2019-06-20 00:15

The House Passed a Bill That Would Protect Millions of Immigrants On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed a hopeful but likely doomed bill that would offer more than 2 million undocumented migrants a path to permanent residency, despite the fact that it stands almost no chance of making it through the Senat...
2019-06-05 06:45

Small weekly newspaper praised for standing with immigrants PELICAN RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — A small weekly newspaper in western Minnesota is receiving praise for a column that took a tongue-in-cheek approach to stand up for diversity. Last month, the Pelican Rapids Press posted high school graduation pictures on...
2019-06-18 03:30

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings that their time is up....
2019-06-21 17:15

Top NY biz group backs driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants ALBANY — A top New York State top business group backs legislation giving driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — claiming it will be a boon to the economy. “This is the law in 12 states and its been beneficial to those states’ economies,” Heather ...
2019-05-30 05:15

Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. As immigrant families forgo services or are dropped from public assistance, schools are seeing their student populations undercounted and their funding cut....
2019-06-15 23:30

Rick Barry: US should help veterans before it worries about illegal immigrants Basketball Hall of Famer Rick Barry said Sunday the U.S. should be helping out those who served the country first before spending “billions of dollars on people who aren’t even supposed to be in this country.”...
2019-06-02 22:30

Trump Reportedly Dreaming Up Even More Ways to Shut Immigrants Out Amid an impending announcement by President Donald Trump regarding changing immigration policy, Politico reported Thursday that the president is considering a separate policy that would block Central American migrants from asking the United States fo...
2019-05-31 07:30

Judge limits transfer of detained immigrants in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge says authorities can’t transfer immigrants from two Southern California detention centers to far-flung facilities if they have lawyers in the area. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern Californ...
2019-06-21 23:15

'Happy hunting!' Immigration agents swapped cheery messages about raids, records reveal In 2017, agents made plans to apprehend more than 8,000 people and described the work as ‘fun’US immigration officials planning countrywide raids targeting thousands of undocumented immigrants wrote cheerful messages about the potential arrests, wish...
2019-07-03 23:45

Now de Blasio is calling for Donald Trump’s impeachment Mayor Bill de Blasio flip-flopped on Friday on whether President Trump should be impeached, a week after saying that Democrats are too focused on the topic. “What happened the other day changed my mind because that was treason,” de Blasio...
2019-06-14 18:30

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nominati...
2019-07-14 22:30

De Blasio makes DNC debate despite lackluster donations Mayor Bill de Blasio secured a coveted spot for the first Democratic presidential primary debate later this month — despite his failure to get at least 65,000 donors. The Democratic National Committee released the list of the 20 candidates who will p...
2019-06-14 03:15

One of the First Outside Spending Pushes for 2020 Goes for Bill de Blasio A New York hotel union is directing donations to the mayor, with an eye on influencing the 2021 mayor’s race in addition to the 2020 presidential contest....
2019-06-20 14:00

De Blasio calls for ban on helicopters flying over Manhattan Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a prohibition against helicopters flying over Manhattan in the wake of Monday’s deadly chopper crash in Midtown. “I think we need a full ban on any helicopters going over Manhattan itself,” de Blasio said on WNYC’...
2019-06-14 20:30

Trump is more popular than de Blasio in New York: poll More New Yorkers like President Trump than like Mayor Bill de Blasio, according to a poll by Sienna College. The embarrassing survey showed that statewide, only 29 percent of voters have a favorable view of Hizzoner, while 34 percent view the command...
2019-06-11 21:45

New hires drive gender pay gap in de Blasio administration Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to splurge on the salaries of his controversial schools chancellor and new public-housing chairman isn’t just costing taxpayers — it’s also led to a glaring gender pay gap at the top of his administration, records reve...
2019-07-08 09:15

Graffiti complaints up more than 50 percent in de Blasio’s New York Graffiti, the scourge that former Police Commissioner Bill Bratton once described as the “first sign of urban decay,” has exploded in New York City in the last five years....
2019-06-30 05:15

De Blasio doubles down amid Che Guevara controversy Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a fresh round of questioning Friday about co-opting a Communist rallying cry made famous by Che Guevara – and offered up the same lame excuse. “You can ask 1,000 times and I will give you the same answer: I had ...
2019-06-28 23:30

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to move to Manhattan’s West Side. “Look, if Amazon decides — as Google did and as many other te...
2019-05-28 19:30

De Blasio will actually be in New York for weekend heat wave He’s hot off the trail! Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to stick out this weekend’s heat wave in the Big Apple, rather than hitting the campaign trail — after he took heat for being out chasing his presidential dream in Iowa last weekend when a ...
2019-07-17 23:00

De Blasio tries to spin absence during blackout as a positive Mayor Bill de Blasio continued to make excuses on Monday for campaigning in Iowa during the Manhattan blackout — and actually tried to spin the blunder in his favor by claiming his role as a “chief executive” of America’s largest city makes him bette...
2019-07-15 19:30

Even de Blasio isn’t sold on his 2020 campaign dream Dollar Bill is hedging his bets. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s been pleading with people to pledge as little as a buck to support his quixotic bid for the White House, has hired a “lean and mean” presidential campaign team of just fiv...
2019-05-22 05:45

De Blasio: Dems talk too much about impeaching Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio argued that Democrats are talking too much about impeaching President Donald Trump — and not enough about working class issues — during his first appearance as a presidential candidate on Fox News Thursday. “I think there&#...
2019-06-07 09:15

De Blasio is the least-liked Democratic candidate in 2020 race Mayor Bill de Blasio has the highest negative rating among 23 Democratic presidential contenders — a staggering 45 percent of American voters dislike him, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. That same national survey — the...
2019-05-21 22:30

‘Jaded’ de Blasio has bungled NYC’s relationship with Amazon Last week in an exclusive story in The Post, it was reported that Amazon is looking very closely at a couple of extremely large spaces in Midtown. While most mayors would be thrilled and bending over backward, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio — Bungling...
2019-06-02 04:45

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa ...
2019-06-09 18:30

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino sho...
2019-06-09 21:45

De Blasio blasts AOC over ‘concentration camp’ comments Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for saying the Trump administration is housing immigrants in “concentration camps” at the Mexican border on MSNBC Wednesday. “I respect her greatly and I feel very close to he...
2019-06-20 12:45

De Blasio blasted over homeless man living near Ground Zero Tourists and New Yorkers around Ground Zero are getting a fresh look at how Mayor de Blasio is handling the homelessness crisis — and they don't like what they see....
2019-05-23 03:45

O’Neill OK with de Blasio’s debate comments, son Dante’s op-ed New York City’s top cop has no problem with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s debate remarks about teaching his biracial son to “protect” himself from the NYPD – or with son, Dante, writing in USA Today that he felt “fearR...
2019-07-03 01:45

Cuomo agrees with Post editorial — but won’t ax de Blasio Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed on Monday with a front-page Post editorial demanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s ouster for being an absentee mayor — but said he wasn’t ready to “exercise my legal authority” to make it happen. “I understand their point,” Cuomo, ...
2019-07-16 06:15

De Blasio vows to reject money from lobbyists — seriously He rose to power off the generosity of high-priced lobbyists seeking access to City Hall, yet Mayor Bill de Blasio now says his pipe-dream presidential campaign won’t be accepting donations from lobbyists with business before the city and federal gov...
2019-05-29 10:30

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million from 6,700 donors for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. “It’s a beginning,” de Blasio said on NY1 Monday about the modest amount. “We’ve got a lot mor...
2019-07-16 03:15

Thousands of immigrants suffer in solitary confinement in U.S. detention centers Dulce Rivera lived for the one hour a day she was allowed to walk outside on a patch of concrete surrounded by metal fencing. The 36-year-old transgender woman from Central America was locked in solitary confinement at a New Mexico detention center t...
2019-05-22 07:15

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
2019-06-14 19:30

Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United...
2019-07-16 03:30

Trump Fills Key New Post With Fanatic Who Compared Immigrants to Rats The White House is preparing to name former Virginia Attorney General and onetime dedicated Never-Trumper Ken Cuccinelli to spearhead the administration’s immigration policy, multiple outlets reported on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 04:30

Trump says U.S. agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally....
2019-06-18 04:30

Landlords Oppose Trump Plan to Evict Undocumented Immigrants Landlords say undocumented immigrants in federally funded housing are reliable tenants who pay on time. The administration says subsidized housing is for American citizens....
2019-06-18 03:30

Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the Uni...
2019-07-15 21:15

Trump’s New Plan Would Require Immigrants to Pass a Test. Here’s What Happened When the U.S. Tried That Before When President Donald Trump introduced a new immigration plan last Thursday, he told Americans that he wanted to shift the focus of the U.S. immigration system, going from giving many visas to families of those already here to a “merit” s...
2019-05-21 16:15

HUD proposal aims to remove undocumented immigrants from public housing TUCSON- A proposal by the Trump administration could see thousands of families removed from federal housing programs, including hundreds in Arizona. The plan would bar families from public housing if any member of the household is undocumented. Undoc...
2019-06-20 06:45

Illegal immigrants should get health care, say Dems in Night 2 debate Illegal immigrants would be eligible for coverage under their respective health care plans, the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls taking part in Thursday's second round of debates in Miami agreed....
2019-06-28 05:30

Will Deport Illegal Immigrants From All Parts Of Country: Amit Shah Home Minister Amit Shah said in Rajya Sabha yhe government will identify illegal immigrants staying in any part of the country and deport them as per international law....
2019-07-17 16:45

Top Court To Hear Plea On Deportation Of Illegal Immigrants, Rohingyas The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking identification and deportation of all illegal immigrants and infiltrators including Bangladesh nationals and......
2019-07-04 18:30

Board votes to fire teacher over student immigrants tweet A North Texas school board has voted to fire an English teacher who tweeted that her high school was full of students who are in the country illegally....
2019-06-05 09:15

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centers should stay home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centers should be...
2019-07-04 02:45

Leaked ICE Memo Says Multiple Deaths of Immigrants in Custody Were Preventable At least two deaths of immigrants detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with injuries sustained by multiple immigrants in detention, were preventable, according to an internal memo obtained by the Young Turks on Monday....
2019-06-03 23:15

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caught about 10 a.m. last Wednesday by a US Border Pat...
2019-07-09 09:45

White House shares image of immigrants crammed into truck The White House shared a disturbing X-ray image on social media of a stifling produce truck along the Arizona border showing dozens of illegal migrants inside. “Last night, 12 children, a pregnant woman, a convicted felon, and 19 other illegal aliens...
2019-07-04 23:30

Trump Says Immigrants "Unhappy" With Detention Centers Should Stay Home President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants......
2019-07-06 05:15

Immigrants ‘unhappy’ with detention centres should stay home: Trump The DHS inspector general on Tuesday published photos of migrant-holding centers in Texas' Rio Grande Valley crammed with twice as many people as they were meant to hold....
2019-07-04 09:45

New York allows undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses After threatening a veto earlier in the day, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure into law after the Senate passed it.        ...
2019-06-18 06:00

Ilhan Omar suggests its 'un-American' for ICE to detain illegal immigrants Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., continued attacking Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Thursday, claiming that it was "un-American" for the agency to detain immigrants suspected of violating the law....
2019-06-07 03:30

Most Americans reject government healthcare for illegal immigrants: Poll A new poll by CNN shows a large majority of Americans disagree with positions that many of the Democratic presidential candidates have taken on healthcare....
2019-07-02 08:15

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott McDonald’s until the fast food chain pays a ...
2019-05-24 00:00

Top de Blasio campaign advisor fired as Harvard professor One of three senior advisors Mayor Bill de Blasio hired to run his struggling presidential campaign was fired from Harvard University after colleagues found him “difficult to deal with” and his courses “stunningly devoid of any sort...
2019-05-22 22:15

Bill de Blasio Tried His Hand at Spanish. He Ended Up in Hot Agua Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio miscalculated the impact of inadvertently quoting Marxist revolutionary leader Che Guevara in Miami, city home to a large population of Cuban refugees who left their home because of said revolution. Following his a...
2019-06-28 03:00

De Blasio raked in contributions from hotel owners, developers He lost the battle of the mayors, but his base still came through. Although Mayor Bill de Blasio was crushed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the race to raise money for their presidential campaigns, Hizzoner pretty much cornered the m...
2019-07-17 06:30

De Blasio whines about New York Post ‘attacking’ his 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio claims he’s gotten under Donald Trump’s skin by entering the 2020 race — but it seems more like it’s the New York Post that’s ruffled Big Bird’s feathers. The Democratic hopeful was promptly grilled about the ba...
2019-05-21 19:45

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a brea...
2019-06-09 06:15

De Blasio ramps up ‘propaganda’ against specialized ‘admit’ exams Ramping up its public-relations blitz against the specialized-high-school admissions test, City Hall enlisted current and former city students to blast the polarizing exam in a 22-minute YouTube video posted Friday to the official NYC Mayor’s Office ...
2019-06-01 07:00

De Blasio administration’s top lawyer Zachary Carter to retire The head lawyer for the city, Zachary Carter, will be retiring at the end of August after working in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration for six years, officials announced Friday. “It has been my privilege to lead the finest government law office i...
2019-07-13 01:30

De Blasio blames his staff for missing 9/11 memorial event Mayor de Blasio’s staff threw themselves under the bus Friday to protect their boss from the fallout over his blowing off a memorial event for those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero after 9/11. A spokesman for de Blasio claimed the mayor w...
2019-06-01 04:01

De Blasio calls Post ‘ludicrous’ for demanding his removal Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed it was “ludicrous” for The Post to demand he be removed or resign from office over his performance during the Manhattan blackout. “It makes absolutely no sense,” de Blasio told Errol Louis on NY1’s “Inside Cit...
2019-07-16 03:45

Actor Steve Buscemi among de Blasio’s top 2020 donors “Fargo” actor Steve Buscemi is among the donors who gave the maximum $2,800 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s struggling presidential campaign. Buscemi, a fellow Park Slope denizen, also helped de Blasio’s mayoral re-election race in ...
2019-07-16 07:15

Contaminated water shutters de Blasio’s gym in Park Slope It’s a good thing he’s out of town on the campaign trial, because Mayor Bill de Blasio’s favorite gym is out of commission. The Prospect Park YMCA in Park Slope — the one that de Blasio frequently travels 11 miles from Gracie ...
2019-07-05 04:15

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
2019-06-07 18:15

De Blasio defends Richard Carranza’s race agenda Mayor Bill de Blasio passionately defended city Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza’s race agenda Monday night, claiming a nine-member bipartisan coalition of city and state pols “should be ashamed of themselves” for demanding Carranza be fired if h...
2019-06-18 08:45

De Blasio gets hotel union endorsement after Airbnb crackdown Mayor Bill de Blasio gained his first major endorsement in his quixotic presidential quest from the New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council — following his administration’s crackdown on union rival Airbnb. De Blasio will join the labor union...
2019-06-05 18:45

De Blasio bungles ‘Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde’ attack on Joe Biden Someone needs to teach Bill de Blasio the difference between good and evil. The Big Apple mayor suffered an epic Twitter fail Wednesday when he bungled the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde trope while trying to attack front-running Democratic presiden...
2019-06-06 00:15

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
2019-06-28 04:30

De Blasio: I’ll pay female athletes equally if elected president Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday said that, if elected president, he would sign an executive order to guarantee equal pay for women and men athletes — despite glaring discrepancies in pay in his administration. De Blasio, speaking on CNN before the ...
2019-07-10 18:30

Absent de Blasio blamed for surge in NYC traffic deaths As Mayor de Blasio repeatedly hits the road for his quixotic presidential campaign, the streets of New York City are becoming a bloodbath. Traffic crashes have already killed 71 people this year, up from 58 during the same time period in 2018 — a 22 ...
2019-05-26 03:30

Dante de Blasio reveals he feared cops in near-encounter Fresh off his dad mentioning “the talk” he had with him about dealing with police, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s 21-year-old biracial son Dante has penned an op-ed in which he relates a run-in with cops in San Francisco. R...
2019-07-01 18:30

NYC veterans group rips de Blasio over Las Vegas event Las Vegas residents paid Mayor de Blasio no mind as he made four stops on his long-odds presidential campaign Saturday. But he still managed to enrage New Yorkers. A nonprofit that advocates for the city’s military veterans slammed de Blasio’s show o...
2019-05-26 05:15

De Blasio’s 2020 campaign is spending ‘pennies’ on digital ads Mayor Bill de Blasio has spent the least on digital advertising out of all the 20 Democratic presidential contenders who participated in the debates — including just $915 on Twitter ads. The term-limited pol has refused to say how much money he has r...
2019-07-09 03:15

De Blasio says anti-Semitism is strictly a ‘right-wing movement’ De Blasio said he did not agree with a claim by a reporter that there is also rising anti-Semitism "on the left in the BDS movement and around the world."...
2019-06-05 03:45

De Blasio insists he was in charge while campaigning during NYC power outage Mayor de Blasio made excuses Sunday for being almost 1,000-miles away as 73,000 New Yorkers went without power on Saturday night. As a 60-block swath of Manhattan suffered a five-hour blackout — with many trapped in elevators or subways, and ev...
2019-07-15 00:00

De Blasio plans to make NYC’s cap on Uber, Lyft permanent City Hall is putting the cap on Uber and Lyft — again. With the daily app-based for-hire vehicle trips nearing 800,000 per day, Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided to permanently suspend the issuance of new licenses, a limit passed by the City Council i...
2019-06-12 22:30

De Blasio honors fallen US military members at the Intrepid Thousands of veterans, their families and survivors — along with hundreds of active duty members in town for Fleet Week — commemorated Memorial Day today at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum....
2019-05-27 22:15

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery, assault and burglary, The Post has learned....
2019-05-28 04:15

De Blasio defends landmarking of Strand Bookstore building Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday tried to rewrite the narrative on the controversy surrounding a landmark designation of the iconic Strand Bookstore, claiming he knows better than its third-generation business owner, who’s concerned the ruling could...
2019-06-13 01:15

De Blasio will join first night of 2020 Democratic debates Mayor Bill de Blasio will join the first night of Democratic presidential primary debates in Miami on June 26 — along with front-runner Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — but not other leading candidates Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders or former Vice ...
2019-06-14 20:30

De Blasio says DOE official wrong for promoting pro-Carranza rally Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded Thursday that a top Department of Education official erred by urging underlings attend a political rally to support embattled Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza. De Blasio described DOE Community Affairs Director Sadye ...
2019-06-21 01:30

Bill de Blasio stays mum on fundraising data for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio was keeping silent Monday about funding for his long-shot presidential bid — just hours after his campaign revealed it had yet to rack up 2,000 individual contributions. De Blasio campaign spokeswoman Olivia Lapeyrolerie told The...
2019-07-01 21:30

Marco Rubio not buying de Blasio’s Che Guevara ignorance Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday he did not buy Mayor Bill de Blasio’s claim that he didn’t realize he was quoting a Marxist Cuban revolutionary. Rubio was incredulous that the presidential hopeful appropriated one of Che Guevara’s ...
2019-06-28 10:30

De Blasio taps former FEMA official as new emergency chief Mayor Bill de Blasio has tapped a former official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to head the city’s Office of Emergency Management – replacing Joseph Esposito, who was bizarrely fired in December only to show up to work the next day. Sour...
2019-06-05 03:45

Trump’s Competition for Most Unpopular Politician in New York: de Blasio A statewide poll suggests that President Trump is better liked than Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has become more unpopular since declaring his 2020 candidacy....
2019-06-11 00:30

De Blasio on Trump: I 'get under his skin,' probes will 'lead to impeachment' New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential hoeful Bill de Blasio is trying to fight against negative polls and questions about his likability, while attacking President Trump, hoping that voters will want to see the two clash in 2020....
2019-05-27 03:30

Booker, de Blasio Hit Biden For Reminiscing About Working With Segregationists Sen. Cory Booker and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio harshly criticized Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden Wednesday over his comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past. In a marked contrast from the so-far mostly friendly prim...
2019-06-20 00:30

Trump slams AOC for being ‘disrespectful’ to Pelosi, rips de Blasio on ICE President Trump jumped into the festering feud between Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Nancy Pelosi on Friday — scolding the freshman New York lawmaker for being “disrespectful” to the House Speaker. “I think Cortez, who kept Amazon out of New York and ...
2019-07-12 19:15

Beto and de Blasio Not at All Worried About Their Dismal Poll Numbers The Iowa caucus is still eight months away, but because Iowa is Iowa, the pollsters have already descended on the state to find out where the Midwest’s political weathervane is pointing. And according to new polling numbers, it is not pointing toward...
2019-06-10 18:30

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of cha...
2019-06-20 21:15

Upstate clerks take stand against law granting illegal immigrants diver’s licenses Some Upstate New York county clerks are taking a stand against the state’s controversial new law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants. Clerks in Erie, Rensselaer, Niagara and Allegany counties have said they won’t be han...
2019-06-20 06:00

Lawmakers poised to pass law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY – New York lawmakers are poised to vote into law a measure that would provide driver’s licenses to the state’s undocumented immigrants following days of tense negotiations, and despite warnings from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “We will be p...
2019-06-18 08:45

6 illegal immigrants dead, 5 more critically injured after SUV evading police crashes Six illegal immigrants were killed and five more were critically injured when an SUV that had evaded authorities earlier, crashed into a ditch sometime early Wednesday morning, officials said....
2019-06-06 15:30

County clerk sues Cuomo over illegal immigrants driver’s license law Erie County clerk Mickey Kearns has filed a lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo for approving a controversial state law granting driver’s license privileges to illegal immigrants that would force county clerks to defy federal law. The Green Light Bill ...
2019-07-09 16:45

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli on Sunday. Officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security are p...
2019-07-08 01:45

New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next.        ...
2019-06-20 06:00

UK prime minister candidate Boris Johnson wants immigrants to learn English Boris Johnson reportedly would require immigrants in Britain to learn English. Johnson, who is leading in the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister, told a group of Conservatives on Friday, “I want everybody who comes here and makes their ...
2019-07-07 18:30

Pete Buttigieg vows to expand government healthcare to illegal immigrants COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he believes people living in the U.S. illegally should be allowed to obtain government healthcare....
2019-06-22 21:00

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
2019-06-14 17:15

SUV crash in Texas kills 6 suspected illegal immigrants; others injured, reports say Six suspected illegal immigrants were killed and five others seriously injured Wednesday night when their SUV crashed into an irrigation ditch during a police chase in Texas, according to reports....
2019-06-06 15:30

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
2019-06-07 00:30

NY Assembly passes bill to grant driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants ALBANY–The New York State Assembly green-lighted a controversial bill Wednesday that would grant illegal immigrants the right to obtain a driver’s license. The measure passed the Democratic-run house 86 to 47. But the legislation’s ...
2019-06-13 02:15

Julián Castro: 'We already pay for the healthcare of undocumented immigrants. It's called the emergency room' Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro claimed during a Sunday morning interview with George Stephanopoulos that the United States already pays for the healthcare of illegal immigrants through hospital emergency rooms....
2019-06-30 19:45

Trump slams Dems for backing health care for undocumented immigrants President Trump blasted the contestants in the second Democratic presidential debate on Thursday when they all declared their support for health care coverage for undocumented immigrants. All of the candidates — including former Vice President Joe Bi...
2019-06-28 10:30

Democrats pledging freebies to illegal immigrants is prescription for Trump victory All ten Democratic presidential candidates on stage tonight just gave a huge gift to President Trump by saying they would have government — meaning taxpayers — finance healthcare for illegal immigrants in this country....
2019-06-28 06:30

Trump: Dems’ health care stance for illegal immigrants will help me win reelection President Trump interrupted his meetings with foreign heads of state at the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, to take a dig at Democrats participating in the party's second debate Thursday....
2019-06-28 05:30

Proposals call for undocumented immigrants to get full access to healthcare in California Undocumented immigrants in California would gain access to full health benefits starting in 2020, under a proposal making its way through the legislature....
2019-06-10 23:00

Who is David Mulugheta? How 36-year-old son of Eritrean immigrants is changing trajectory for NFL agents With an extensive client list, David Mulugheta has represented at least one first-round NFL pick in each of the last seven years.       ...
2019-06-10 12:45

DNC Chair Perez defends free healthcare for illegal immigrants: ‘This is not a handout’ A key issue that has come up during the Democratic primary season whether those who enter the United States illegally should be eligible for free health care, and Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is fully endorsing it....
2019-06-30 17:30

Cuomo signs bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate. Cuomo’s action came despite throwing supporters a last minute curveball by ...
2019-06-18 08:45

New York Passes Bill To Give Driving Licence To Illegal Immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States would be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday, and a representative for Governor Andrew Cuomo......
2019-06-18 07:00

New York latest state to approve driver's licenses for illegal immigrants Illegal immigrants to the United States will be able to obtain driver's licenses in New York under a bill passed by the state legislature on Monday and signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo....
2019-06-18 06:45

Guatemala rounds up dozens of immigrants to send back to their home countries Guatemala authorities rounded up 96 people as part of an operation to identify unqualified migrants trying to go to the United States and return them to their countries of origin....
2019-07-04 14:15

Two Marines in California allegedly helped smuggle undocumented immigrants for cash Border patrol agents arrested two California-based Marines for helping to smuggle undocumented immigrants across the southern border into San Diego County, officials said Tuesday. Marine Lance Cpls. Byron Law II and David Salazar-Quintero, from Camp ...
2019-07-10 00:15

Trump Threatens Mass ICE Arrests of Millions of Immigrants in Terrifying Tweet President Trump tweeted out a terrifying message on Monday night threatening that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency would begin making mass arrests of undocumented immigrants across the country “next week.”...
2019-06-18 14:15

Matt Gaetz: Marianne Williamson comparing ICE raids to 1930s Germany exposes problem in Democratic Party Marianne Williamson received the most notice her Democratic presidential bid will get when she compared ICE raids to conditions Jews faced in 1930's Germany, according to Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla....
2019-06-21 06:30

De Blasio says he’d restore benefits to discharged LGBT military vets Mayor Bill de Blasio jumped on the bandwagon Sunday in announcing that if elected president, he would restore benefits to dishonorably discharged LGBT military veterans — but offered no proposals he could actually try to enact now. The most noteworth...
2019-07-01 01:15

De Blasio blasts NY1 for ‘sidelining’ Roma Torre at USWNT parade Mayor Bill de Blasio took NY1 to task on Tuesday for “sidelining” veteran anchor Roma Torre during Wednesday’s coverage of the US women’s soccer victory parade amid a discrimination suit against the network. “Keeping one...
2019-07-10 04:00

De Blasio apologizes for quoting Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami MIAMI — ¡ Que idiota! Mayor de Blasio tripped up on the campaign trail Thursday when he quoted Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara in Miami — and then claimed he was clueless about the origin of the phrase. De Blasio, fresh off a combative but note...
2019-06-28 10:30

De Blasio shouts that he ‘hates’ charter schools at campaign event Mayor Bill de Blasio went scorched-earth against charter schools at a teachers union-sponsored education forum for Democratic presidential contenders, bellowing, “I hate the privatizers and I want them to stop them.” De Blasio made the comments...
2019-07-08 19:45

De Blasio headed to Chicago, flew back to NYC after hearing of blackout Mayor de Blasio claimed on Sunday that he rushed back from the campaign trail in Iowa to deal with the Manhattan blackout — by driving four hours to Chicago, where he spent the night and then appeared on CNN before hopping a plane home. City Hall wou...
2019-07-15 09:15

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three mo...
2019-07-16 22:15

De Blasio vows to protect cyclists after 15th death this year Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a recent spate of cyclist deaths an “emergency” while vowing to protect bicycle riders, after a Brooklyn woman on Monday became the 15th to die on city streets this year. “We absolutely have an emergenc...
2019-07-02 07:30

De Blasio won’t say if Daniel Pantaleo, cop in Eric Garner’s death, should be fired Mayor Bill de Blasio refused to say Wednesday whether NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo should be fired for the death of Eric Garner — just a day after the feds declined to file civil rights charges against him. De Blasio claimed Pantaleo’s fate is ...
2019-07-17 23:00

De Blasio Impresses in Debate, Then Stumbles by Quoting Che Guevara in Miami The New York City mayor showed he could hold his own in the first Democratic debate, but then angered some in South Florida by quoting the Cuban revolutionary....
2019-06-28 03:00

De Blasio blames alarm clock after showing up late to TV interview Mayor Bill de Blasio showed up 41 minutes late for a live TV interview Tuesday morning — because he didn’t set his alarm clock correctly. The persistently unpunctual — and apparently tech-challenged — presidential candidate was set to appear on...
2019-07-02 17:30

Cuomo rips de Blasio amid power outage fallout ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo chided Mayor Bill de Blasio for being absent during ​Saturday’s ​blackout in Manhattan but wouldn’t say he would remove Hizzoner, as The Post called for in an editorial, leaving that decision up to city voters. “I...
2019-07-15 21:30

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
2019-07-04 01:30

De Blasio blasts Biden over Obama administration's deportation record New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said on Sunday that former Vice President – and current Democratic presidential primary frontrunner – Joe Biden should “absolutely” answer for the Obama administration’s deportation record....
2019-07-14 20:15

De Blasio blasted for bumping NYCHA head’s salary to $400K Mayor de Blasio “single-handedly” decided to make new NYCHA boss Greg Russ the highest-paid city official, federal housing honcho Lynne Patton claimed Friday, as she blasted Russ’ $400,000 salary and other job perks. “With all...
2019-06-21 17:30

De Blasio, angling for Fox News town hall, to appear on Bret Baier Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is ​talking to Fox News about doing a town hall like several other Democratic presidential hopefuls, will appear Thursday evening on “Special Report with Bret Baier,” according to his campaign schedule. De Blasio...
2019-06-06 21:15

De Blasio tangles with student activist over school diversity efforts An irritated Mayor de Blasio pointedly defended his school diversity efforts on WNYC Friday after a teen caller questioned his sense of urgency. Phoning in to the Brian Lehrer show, student Tiffani Torres chided de Blasio directly for not taking suff...
2019-06-07 21:15

De Blasio trashes PBA chief’s Dante barbs as ‘ridiculous, shameful’ Mayor Bill de Blasio ripped a top NYPD union boss Thursday for criticizing his decision to mention during Wednesday’s presidential debate that he had schooled his mixed-race son Dante about how to stay safe during encounters with cops. “Ridicul...
2019-06-28 01:15

Judge tosses suit by ‘intimidating’ cop booted from de Blasio security Justice Julio Rodriguez III says in his decision that Alex Pelepelin — then 51-years-old — didn’t prove that he faced adverse consequences as a result of the reassignment....
2019-06-06 01:15

Former de Blasio staffer pleads guilty to child porn charge A former de Blasio administration staffer is expected to spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty Tuesday to possessing kiddie porn. Jacob Schwartz, 31, copped to the top count against him, promoting a sexual performance by a child, ...
2019-05-28 19:30

De Blasio calls for probe of Brooklyn community board for spending $26K on SUV Mayor Bill de Blasio called for a city probe of a Brooklyn community board that shelled out $26,000 in public funds for a hybrid SUV — reportedly for the board manager who lives just four blocks from his office. “I’m really surprised by this and I’m ...
2019-05-24 20:30

De Blasio now supports paid vacation time amidst 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio is finally throwing his support behind paid vacation time — five years after it was first introduced by a city councilman — just as he’s made compensated leave a central component of his presidential stump speech. “This is about ...
2019-05-29 00:15

De Blasio’s security detail makes heroic rescue on FDR Drive Three members of Mayor de Blasio’s security detail made a heroic rescue on Wednesday morning when they helped stop a woman from jumping off the FDR Drive, sources said. Two NYPD detectives and one police officer were traveling northbound on the...
2019-05-23 03:45

De Blasio calls for stiffer penalties against speeding in school zones Mayor de Blasio proposed Friday that the state Legislature pass a new law to stiffen fines — and even yank the licenses — of reckless lead-foot motorists repeatedly nabbed speeding through school zones. The mayor made the pitch after appl...
2019-05-25 02:30

De Blasio nonprofit got donation after city inked deal with developer A development firm that inked a $12 million deal with the city donated $25,000 to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit — after receiving a phone call from Hizzoner himself, according to newly released details. A less-redacted version of the 1...
2019-05-29 16:30

De Blasio claims NYCHA chairwoman testified ‘honestly and accurately’ Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday defended a top-level appointee against allegations she “omitted material details” during testimony about the lead-paint scandal plaguing the New York City Housing Authority. De Blasio rejected claims by fede...
2019-06-03 23:30

Bill de Blasio, Corey Johnson reach deal on $92.8B budget Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a deal on a $92.8 billion city budget– up $300 million from the figure Hizzoner proposed in April. At a City Hall press conference Friday de Blasio said the agreement includes ...
2019-06-14 21:30

Presidential hopeful Bill de Blasio courting that coveted “ska fan” vote When New York City mayor Bill de Blasio launched his presidential campaign last week, the announcement was met with a resounding “why?” The Democratic field is already so populated, and every possible faction and sub-faction of voters seems well spok...
2019-05-21 23:30

Why de Blasio wanted to grant Strand Bookstore landmark status The de Blasio administration tagged the iconic Strand Bookstore’s building with a dreaded Landmark designation Tuesday — a move the owner says was a concession to locals so the mayor can build a tech hub in the area. The Landmarks Preservation Commis...
2019-06-12 05:15

Cuomo, de Blasio blow off somber 9/11 ceremony for the Glade memorial They couldn’t be bothered. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio blew off a solemn dedication ceremony Thursday for a memorial to those who died from toxic exposure to Ground Zero — and got blasted by first responders and their families. “They s...
2019-05-31 05:30

Have You Learned Nothing, People? Stop Telling Bill de Blasio to Fix the Subway Bill de Blasio is the Mayor of New York, or so we are told. He rarely shows up to work and often appears disconnected and bored from the day-to-day duties of running America’s largest city. He is so disinterested in the city, in fact, that he has de...
2019-06-04 04:30

Dante de Blasio weighs his future in politics after Yale graduation Recent Yale University graduate Dante de Blasio, 21, said in a radio interview Wednesday that he’s interested in a job in politics and supports his mayor dad Bill de Blasio’s presidential bid— but didn’t promise to join the fl...
2019-05-22 16:15

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as ...
2019-06-06 22:45

Italy elects its first transgender mayor Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy's first transgender mayor....
2019-05-28 18:30

Amsterdam's mayor wants new brothel rules Amsterdam's first female mayor, Femke Halsema, is calling for a major overhaul to the citys red light district, with proposals including drawing curtains over the Dutch capital's notorious window brothels....
2019-07-04 20:30

Will Germany's Hollywood elect far-right AfD mayor? The populist AfD party may soon win its first mayoral post nationwide. Voting in the small, but once grand city of Görlitz is seen as a bellwether for how well the far-right message resonates in the former East Germany....
2019-06-15 06:45

Christine Quinn considering another run for mayor, insiders say Former Council Speaker Christine Quinn is eyeing another run for mayor in 2021, The Post has learned. Quinn, 52, who currently heads homeless shelter provider Women in Need, is feeling out Democratic Party officials and labor leaders about making an...
2019-06-02 20:30

Mayor says no threat to NYC after chopper crash NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was 'no indication ' that the Manhattan helicopter crash it was an act of terror.        ...
2019-06-11 02:30

Dane becomes Germany's first foreign mayor Claus Ruhe Madsen has become the first foreigner to rule a German city after being elected as Lord Mayor of Rostock. The Danish national presented himself as pragmatic and environmentally conscious....
2019-06-16 23:30

Nation welcomes 7,500 legal immigrants at 110 citizenship events, such as Betsy Ross House With the media’s focus on illegal immigrants pouring over the U.S.-Mexico border, the 4 million legal immigrants waiting in line for citizenship are often forgotten, but on July 4 many will finally get their day in the spotlight....
2019-07-03 16:45

Jury deadlocked over Arizona border activist who allegedly helped illegal immigrants Jurors were deadlocked Tuesday in the case of an Arizona border activist accused of transporting and harboring migrants while providing them with humanitarian aid. ...
2019-06-12 01:45

California is first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants A bill into law on Tuesday makes young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and younger regardless of immigration statu...
2019-07-10 19:15

Republicans pounce on Dems’ plan to give health insurance to illegal immigrants Republicans pounced Friday after all 10 Democrats in the presidential debate a night earlier called for extending taxpayer-funded health care for illegal immigrants. “Millions of Americans struggle to pay their own health care bills. Now Democrats wa...
2019-06-29 01:30

California becomes 1st state to give taxpayer-funded health benefits to illegal immigrants Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., signed a bill into law on Tuesday making young illegal immigrants eligible for the Medicaid program in California, making it the first state to offer such taxpayer-funded health benefits to low-income adults age 25 and yo...
2019-07-10 04:45

Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation face large fines Immigrants taking sanctuary in U.S. churches to avoid deportation are being told by U.S. ICE that they face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines under a little-used federal law, attorneys said....
2019-07-04 09:45

Immigration official: ICE prepared to deport 1 million immigrants with pending removal orders The head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said immigration authorities are prepared to carry out deportations of about 1 million people....
2019-07-08 04:30

Illegal immigrants can hurt US economy, professor argues, prompting calls for his firing A college professor in Georgia is drawing criticism for his online comments about illegal immigrants, including his contention that people in the U.S. illegally can be a drain on the nation’s economy....
2019-06-08 06:15

Health care for undocumented immigrants may 'haunt' Dems against Trump, says ex-Sen. Evan Bayh "It's nice to be able to promise some of these things, but they have got to be realistic," says the Indiana Democrat who also served as governor of his state....
2019-07-01 18:15

Dems trying to add ‘radical’ riders shielding illegal immigrants in border bill: GOP sources House Democrats are trying to overhaul a major border bill by attaching riders that would nullify significant parts of immigration law and protect illegal immigrants who sponsor child migrants, multiple Republican sources told Fox News....
2019-06-18 20:45

Loophole in law granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses could lead to voter fraud A loophole in the new law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants could allow hundreds of thousands of people to fraudulently register to vote in New York, according to critics, the state Board of Elections and the bill’s own sponsor. “[A] m...
2019-06-19 10:15

Give illegal immigrants a 10-year visa ‘immediately,’ 2020 Dem Hickenlooper says: report The estimated 11 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. should be granted 10-year visas “immediately,” a Democrat seeking the party’s 2020 presidential nomination said Friday....
2019-06-22 11:45

New York Gov. Andrew signs bill granting illegal immigrants driver’s licenses Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday night signed legislation granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — shortly after the controversial measure passed the state Senate....
2019-06-18 10:00

HUD Secretary Carson explains plan to strip illegal immigrants of public housing aid Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson explained to Tucker Carlson the reasons behind a proposed rule change that would strip public housing assistance for illegal immigrants....
2019-05-22 06:45

Cuomo expected to sign bill approving driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants New York state lawmakers on Monday passed a controversial bill granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants — and Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign it. Democrats in the state Senate managed to pass the bill on a 33-29 vote, despite losi...
2019-06-18 08:45

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
2019-05-23 21:15

Immigrants’ sponsors to be on hook for ‘every dollar’ if new arrivals end up on dole, new Trump appointee warns Sponsors of legal immigrants to the United States received word Friday that they’ll be on the hook “for every dollar” if those immigrants end up receiving welfare funds or other public support instead of earning a living and paying taxes....
2019-06-16 07:30

'John Wick: Chapter 4' underway, but don't expect a 'happy ending' for Keanu Reeves Keanu Reeves so killed it in "John Wick 3" that Lionsgate has already announced a fourth movie coming out in 2021. It won't be a happy ending.        ...
2019-05-24 23:15

De Blasio’s Brooklyn-Queens streetcar plan faces funding woes Mayor Bill de Blasio’s $2.7 billion streetcar plan to connect the Brooklyn and Queens waterfronts appears headed on a road to nowhere. Reps from the city’s Department of Transportation and Economic Development Corp. testified before a City Council ta...
2019-05-31 05:30

De Blasio gets 2020 filing extension, citing ‘substantial’ mayoral duties Mayor Bill de Blasio received a 45-day extension to disclose his personal finances to the Federal Election Commission citing his “substantial duties” at City Hall — even though he’s said he can juggle his day job with his quix...
2019-06-20 03:45

De Blasio tries to defend using taxpayer-funded NYPD security for campaign trips Mayor Bill de Blasio defended the use of taxpayer funds to cover the costs of his NYPD security detail while traveling for his long-shot presidential bid. “I’m obviously in a high-profile situation here,” Hizzoner claimed on WNYC ra...
2019-05-24 20:30

Corey Johnson jabs Bill de Blasio for poor communication during blackout Mayor Bill de Blasio kept the Big Apple in the dark during Saturday’s blackout by not communicating enough with city residents amid the confusion, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Tuesday. “One of the things that should’ve happened right...
2019-07-16 19:30

De Blasio asks Fox News to do town hall after bashing network for so long Mayor Bill de Blasio — who once said “we would be a more unified country” without Fox News — is now courting the network to join one of its town halls to boost his floundering presidential campaign. “We want to talk to all voters ab...
2019-06-03 22:30

Bernie Sanders, Bill de Blasio are least-liked 2020 Dems, poll finds Former Vice President Joseph Biden is the only presidential contender going into the 2020 election with clear positive favorability ratings, Quinnipiac University National Poll said Tuesday, with both Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and New York City ...
2019-05-22 00:45

De Blasio lists one priority for Albany session ahead of 2020 trip Mayor Bill de Blasio is in a 2020 state of mind. De Blasio, ahead of a presidential campaign trip to South Carolina this weekend, named just one issue when asked by WNYC radio host Brian Lehrer what his “top priorities” are for the end of the legisla...
2019-06-01 04:01

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasi...
2019-07-06 06:15

De Blasio calls Florida migrant detention center a ‘prison camp’ HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Mayor Bill de Blasio described the Homestead detention center that’s housing 2,300 unaccompanied migrant children as a “prison camp” during a visit Thursday. The longshot presidential hopeful was the latest 2020 ca...
2019-06-27 22:15

Bill de Blasio can’t wash groundhog blood off his hands: media analyst It’s Groundhog Day all over again for Mayor Bill de Blasio. The most shared article about the Big Apple Democrat tied to the first primary debate is an Associated Press pickup of a New York Post exclusive from 2014 that ran in The Guardian und...
2019-06-28 01:15

De Blasio blames ‘tabloid media’ for elite school scheme backlash Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday played the “Fake News” card to try and convince a group of Asian American parents that they shouldn’t be concerned over his plan to scrap the admissions test for the city’s specialized high schools. At a closed-door m...
2019-06-14 12:30

De Blasio acts on lead-tainted NYCHA apartments after Post report Confronted with The Post’s damning front-page expose that showed city officials left children in lead-tainted apartments, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday promised assistance and additional inspections to help fix what he called a “never-again si...
2019-07-09 03:00

New York bookstore clashes with de Blasio over historic landmark designation: 'It's really no honor' The owner of an iconic bookstore is pushing back on New York City's decision to commemorate it with a historic landmark designation, blasting it as "eminent domain" and a "bureaucratic straitjacket."...
2019-06-15 21:30

De Blasio urges New Yorkers to ‘stay inside’ in advance of stormy weather Mayor Bill de Blasio warned city dwellers to prepare for rough weather on Wednesday as heavy storms headed toward the five boroughs. “We’re in for some severe weather this evening, with strong winds, heavy downpours and potentially hail,&...
2019-05-30 00:45

De Blasio defends Carranza against ‘outrageous’ anti-white bias lawsuit Mayor Bill de Blasio defended Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling allegations in a $90 million lawsuit that he demoted white Department of Education officials in favor of less-qualified colleagues of color “outrageous.” “I ...
2019-05-31 19:15

San Francisco mayor signs ban on e-cigarette sales San Francisco Mayor London Breed has signed an ordinance that effectively bans e-cigarette sales within the city -- the first of its kind in the United States....
2019-07-02 04:30

Opposition starts campaign for Istanbul mayor in re-run The opposition’s candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey’s electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid....
2019-05-22 15:15

Turkey orders revote for Istanbul mayor Turkey's election board has ruled in favor of a rerun of the election for Istanbul mayor, according to the state-run Anadolu news agency, weeks after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party, known as AKP, suffered a set...
2019-05-21 21:15

NYC mayor: Trump’s openness to foreign help ‘treasonous’ NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor and Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio says President Donald Trump’s stated willingness to accept a foreign power’s help in his 2020 campaign should spur Congress to begin impeachment hear...
2019-06-14 15:45

Arizona Mayor to Nike: We Still Want You, Even if Governor Doesn't The mayor of Goodyear, Ariz., said local officials still wanted Nike Inc. to open a factory in the city after the governor of the state pulled his support for the project in protest of the sneaker giant’s decision not to sell a shoe featuring an earl...
2019-07-04 03:30

Mayor's knitting shows men still dominate debate While demonstrations and suffragette memorials may be typical outlets for politicians to rise up against the patriarchy, one Canadian official has taken a decidedly unconventional stand: knitting....
2019-05-21 15:00

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gulf coast. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-12 02:45

Trump Criticizes London's Mayor as He Arrives in U.K. Hours before he touched down in the U.K. for a three-day state visit, President Trump courted controversy and reopened a long-running feud with London’s mayor by calling him a “stone-cold loser.”...
2019-06-03 22:45

Chicago mayor gets first reforms through City Council CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot has begun implementing reform to Chicago’s City Hall. During her first time chairing a City Council meeting, Lightfoot got aldermen to go along with her picks to chair council committees that will vote on key...
2019-05-30 00:45

Christchurch mayor on mass shooter: 'I've no idea what his name is' On visit to UK, Lianne Dalziel tells of her city’s resilience in aftermath of mosque attacksThe mayor of Christchurch has refused to commit to memory the name of the man who carried out mosque shootings in the city, in a decision that she says is ech...
2019-07-08 21:30

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:30

Populist Mayor Is Picked to Run Against Taiwan’s President Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of Kaohsiung, favors closer ties with China, offering voters a stark contrast to President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of Beijing....
2019-07-15 17:45

London's knife victims are sewing themselves up, mayor says Young victims of violent crime in London are using DIY methods including hair-weaving needles and superglue to stitch themselves up in a bid to avoid going to hospital, the Mayor of London said Thursday....
2019-07-05 13:45

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
2019-06-02 02:45