Jabari Brisport, an actor, Bernie Sanders fan and Green Party candidate, is waging an uphill battle to unseat incumbent Councilmember Laurie Cumbo in Brooklyn.
Some 16 years after the terror attacks, some heroes from that day and its aftermath struggle with serious health problems and deportation fears.
As a fierce debate over immigration roils the nation, our reporters show some of the local faces behind the statistics.
Check out the stories of some of the people behind the headlines in the fight over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Meet the Manhattan clergyman who has "adopted" 27 youngsters facing deportation. (Leer en Español e English)
How the rising minimum wage affects working New Yorkers – and the people who employ them.
Our team details how undocumented immigrants shape New York City's economy.
A crowd gathered to decry the murder of a 66-year-old black man fatally stabbed – allegedly by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.