The number of asylum seekers has climbed since Russia's 2013 anti-gay "propaganda" law. But some immigrants say they still face homophobia – sometimes from fellow Russians.
Puerto Rican families staying in hotels in New York are living in a state of limbo amid eviction fears.
Restaurant workers fear Gov. Cuomo's plan to end subminimum wage will cut into gratuities while nail salon and car wash employees say they desperately need the pay boost.
This city wants to exempt high-end pedal-controlled electric bicycles from its ban on battery-powered two-wheelers – angering delivery workers, whose cheaper models would remain illegal.
The labor action is being closely watched by union activists – and university administrators – across the country.
A year after Queens' Tom Cat Bakery fired dozens of immigrant workers for not providing documentation, the company faces pressure to reverse its policy.
City officials are scrambling to help 86 families who fled after Hurricane María and now face being ousted from temporary housing hotels, thanks to FEMA.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers have made 150 arrests in and around New York state courthouses since President Trump took office, according to records compiled by immigrant advocates.