Drugs dominate the list of the top 10 crimes leading to legal immigrants’ deportation. A new state panel would expedite the pardon of old or minor crimes.
New York has fundamentally changed the way it treats underage sex workers, replacing jail time with social services–if Albany can afford them.
An advocate says too many new Yorkers are still living in toxic housing and too many environmental laws are still being broken without consequence.
A green card is one of many benefits open to undocumented immigrant kids in foster care if only authorities would apply for them.
Foster children with parents in prison are often put up for adoption. The State Senate takes up a bill aimed at slowing that practice.
Groups providing education and training for high school dropouts say the city’s new rules for spending millions in Workforce Investment dollars won’t achieve the best outcomes.
Grief and action are mingled on ‘the day after’ in the third-largest Haitian community on the globe. Here’s what’s going on – and what you can do.
A survey of community press stories fills in the colorful portrait of the year that was.
With shelter numbers at record highs and Mayor Bloomberg’s homeless strategy failing to meet its goals, city officials and advocates weigh in on how New York might respond.
Hepatitis and HIV are rampant in the state’s prisons. Rather than leaving the care of sick prisoners solely in the hands of corrections officials, a new law gives the Department of Health oversight, too.