Despite State Emergency, New York Has Resettled Zero Migrant Families Through Flagship Program
As a humanitarian crisis deepens, the state’s $25 million solution is off to a slow start. An in-depth look at the opaque program reveals a raft of logistical hurdles and strict eligibility requirements.
“It’s been very slow moving.”
“Many people could say that a year is enough time to apply, to find a lawyer, but in some cases it’s not that easy.”
“You are responsible for understanding any effects that relocating could have on your immigration case or other legal matters.”
Men locked up in the Broome County jail describe an opioid treatment program so shoddy, they risk withdrawal, relapse, and overdose.
A group of Manhattan Democrats wants to force County Leader Keith Wright to choose between working for the party and working for a lobbying firm.
A major wind and solar developer is defecting from industry ranks, arguing the state shouldn’t bail out struggling projects.
Under Roberta Reardon, the agency has recovered less and less of workers’ stolen wages. Meanwhile, staff resign, and replacements lag.
New York’s labyrinthine “rate case” process, explained.
At Belmont Park’s opening day, local brass celebrated a windfall of state cash. Hardly any fans showed up.
The assemblymember wants to unseat Nico Minerva, right hand to party boss Keith Wright. The Manhattan Democrats vote on Thursday.
A seemingly minor change in access to city jails has made it much harder for a lauded debate course to recruit volunteers.
The Adams administration said the city would replace discontinued Rikers courses. “I can say for certain that that’s not true,” one worker told New York Focus.
The move will leave tens of thousands of undocumented New Yorkers uninsured.
Legislators wanted to make judges warn defendants about deportation risks. They say Kathy Hochul’s veto left them blindsided.