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West Coast immigrants' rights groups pan President Trump’s new immigration proposal as “elitist.” Also on the Friday rundown: Consumer advocates want stronger energy-efficiency standards. And we'll take you to a state that ranks near the bottom for senior mental health.

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New York, NY — A new report finds that immigrants are not only a big part of the downstate economy, but they also work jobs that are key to upstate. In fact, immigrants drive 22 percent of New York's economy, and comprise 21 percent of the state's total population. David Kallick with the Fis

Patchogue, NY – A coalition of Long Island religious, labor, and immigrant leaders, as well as the N.A.A.C.P., meets today to demand an end to a rash of hate crimes in the area. From swastikas, to an explosion in the mailbox of a black household, to nooses at Hempstead city offices, local huma

Albany, NY — Monday marked another round of heated debate over Governor Spitzer's plan to make it easier for immigrants to obtain their New York driver's licenses. In one room, a state committee heard testimony dominated by opponents, who claim making it easier for undocumented immigrants to d

New York leaders have opened a new battlefront against the Bush administration over health care. Fresh from a fight over extending "S-CHIP" health coverage to more children, the state is now challenging the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services over their refusal to cover emergency chemot

In a case of modern-day slavery, a Long Island couple was released into house arrest and is awaiting trial on charges of human trafficking and forced labor abuse. The couple is accused of human trafficking and the sequestering and abuse of two Indonesian women who worked inside their estate. Feder

As Congress gets back to work today, legislators and lobbyists will try to revive stalled legislation on immigration and labor reform. Andrea Batista-Schlesinger with the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy says immigration reforms aren't just for immigrants. She says under the current system,

Washington, D.C. - Hundreds of New Yorkers are headed to the nation's capitol today to tell Congress and the president not to give up on comprehensive immigration reform. Andres Kwon of Syracuse is one of over 500 New Yorkers planning to join a march to the White House; he says he's marching becaus

Immigrant families in New York are rallying on May Day to draw attention to the way immigration laws can tear families apart. Immigrants will carry a family tree to symbolize how immigration policy and recent raids in Albany and on Long Island have separated parents from children, and spouses from

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