SPECIAL REPORT: Green Jobs Gone Missing

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Beating Trump at His Own Game

Friday, January 29th, 2016

Late last fall, an app designed to block news about Donald Trump debuted. Now as his presidential campaign forges on into 2016, small-time developers are turning their efforts to Trump-inspired games: Dump on Trump, Trumpealo, and Trump Flappy Hair. There’s even Derrota a Trump, Spanish for “defeat Trump.”


Flap Over Street Naming

Friday, December 11th, 2015

In an unexpected turn, a Brooklyn community board voted to approve a controversial street co-naming petition in honor of a politically connected woman who died of a drug overdose in 2011.


Immigration Anniversary Action

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

The first anniversary of President Obama’s court-challenged executive action aimed at sparing millions of immigrants from deportation prompted events around the city – ranging from a demonstration at City Hall to a renewed push for the DREAM Act to the showcasing of new software that strives to simplify the complex citizenship application process. Our team covered a busy day for immigration advocates.

Dozens of New Yorkers who would qualify for immigration relief under Obama’s executive actions flocked to City Hall to call on the U.S. Supreme Court to remove the final legal barrier to the White House plan. Olivia Leach reports.

Immigrants Seek Supreme Relief from NYCity News Service on Vimeo.



Some 200 young undocumented immigrants fighting for state financial aid to better afford an education gathered at John Jay College of Criminal Justice for the second annual conference of the CUNY DREAMers. It marked the latest chapter in a  four-year battle to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. Danni Santana reports.

Pursuing a Shared DREAM from NYCity News Service on Vimeo.


More than 700,000 people were sworn in as new citizens between October 2014 and September 2015. But they represented less than 10 percent of the estimated 8.8 million immigrants eligible for citizenship.

Immigration Advocates Network introduced a new beta version of its CitizenshipWorks software this month. It’s a step-by-step online service that helps simplify the complex citizenship application. Developers say the aim is to do for citizenship paperwork what TurboTax has done for tax preparation. Andrew Menezes reports.

From Software to Citizenship from NYCity News Service on Vimeo.

AudioFiles: Apolitical America

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

A Push to Help Ailing 9/11 Heroes

Friday, October 16th, 2015


Friday, May 29th, 2015

How Much Water Do You Use?

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

All Not Aboard on Bus Station

Friday, February 27th, 2015