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NYC Public Advocate: ICE Is Turning Colombian Immigrant's Life Into 'American Nightmare'

NYC Public Advocate: ICE Is Turning Colombian Immigrant's Life Into 'American Nightmare'

Juan Viveres with his wife Yahaira and their son Christopher. (Courtesy of family) Juan Vivares, a 29-year-old Bronx-based husband and new father, was detained during a check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Manhattan on Tuesday...

Watch Cops Rescue Yet Another Teen Who Fell Through Frozen Central Park Pondvideo

Watch Cops Rescue Yet Another Teen Who Fell Through Frozen Central Park Pond

What is it about precariously thin ice over a frigid pond that proves so irresistible to teenagers? Yesterday afternoon, two police officers rescued yet another adolescent, a 16-year-old boy, who fell through the Central Park pond. The...

NYers Are Sharing Subway Swipes Today To Protest Broken Windows Policing

NYers Are Sharing Subway Swipes Today To Protest Broken Windows Policing

A #SwipeItForward action at the Nostrand Avenue A/C strop in Brooklyn last fall (Raphael Pope-Sussman / Gothamist). The MTA's most recent fare hike went into effect on Sunday, and advocates are offering free subway swipes in...

Meanwhile, Upstate NY Homes Are Beautifully Coated In Icevideo

Meanwhile, Upstate NY Homes Are Beautifully Coated In Ice

(Photo by John Kucko) The blizzard may be cancelled in NYC, which has been left with a cruel wintry mix soundtracked by thundersnow, but other regions of the state are transforming into winter wonderlands. And other...

Staten Island Assemblywoman Wants More Cooperation Between Local Law Enforcement And ICE

Staten Island Assemblywoman Wants More Cooperation Between Local Law Enforcement And ICE

(via) Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who represents parts of Bay Ridge and Staten Island, is calling on Mayor de Blasio to amend the city's current sanctuary policy by adding 447 offenses to a list of crimes...

Leading Immigrant Activist Temporarily Spared Deportation During ICE Check-In

Leading Immigrant Activist Temporarily Spared Deportation During ICE Check-In

Ravi Ragbir leaving 26 Federal Plaza on Thursday morning (Jake Offenhartz / Gothamist). Leading NYC immigrant activist and sanctuary advocate Ravi Ragbir walked out of his annual Immigration and Customs Enforcement check-in on Thursday morning with...

Deportation Stay Denied For NY Immigrant With Years-Old Pot Conviction

Deportation Stay Denied For NY Immigrant With Years-Old Pot Conviction

Guerrero with Jessica (courtesy family). An immigration judge has denied an emergency deportation stay and motion to reconsider for 37-year-old Joel Guerrero, a father-to-be from New Paltz, according to his wife and family. Guerrero was taken...

Leading Activist For NYC Immigrants May Face Deportation

Leading Activist For NYC Immigrants May Face Deportation

Ravi Ragbir. (Scott Heins/Gothamist) On Thursday morning, Ravi Ragbir will arrive at Federal Plaza in lower Manhattan for his annual check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. After passing through airport-style security, Ragbir, who was born in...

After Decades In The U.S., NY Immigrant With Years-Old Pot Conviction Faces Deportation

After Decades In The U.S., NY Immigrant With Years-Old Pot Conviction Faces Deportation

Guerrero (courtesy of the Guerrero family). A 37-year-old man from New Paltz, New York was arrested during a biannual Immigration and Customs Enforcement check in Manhattan on Tuesday, according to his family. Joel Guerrero, who immigrated...

What Are The Legal Risks Of Offering Sanctuary To Immigrants?

What Are The Legal Risks Of Offering Sanctuary To Immigrants?

Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan is a known organizer of sanctuary houses of worship in New York City (via Facebook). As President Donald Trump's immigration policy continues to calcify, New Yorkers are asking about the legal...

Police Union Head: NYC Cops Want To Help Feds Round Up Undocumented Immigrants

Police Union Head: NYC Cops Want To Help Feds Round Up Undocumented Immigrants

Sergeants Benevolent Association president Ed Mullins (YouTube) The head of the NYPD sergeants union said on Sunday that rank-and-file officers are eager to help the Trump administration deport undocumented immigrants, and feel stifled by declarations by...

NYPD Claims New Yorkers Won't Be Deported For Turnstile Jumping

NYPD Claims New Yorkers Won't Be Deported For Turnstile Jumping

(via Charley Lhasa's Flickr) Larry Byrne, the New York Police Department's deputy commissioner for legal affairs, told reporters on Friday that non-citizen New Yorkers will not be deported from the United States over minor offenses. "Nobody...

NYPD Still Arresting Sex Workers Despite Pledge To Target Traffickers

NYPD Still Arresting Sex Workers Despite Pledge To Target Traffickers

The Howard Johnson where Tanya was arrested and charged with prostitution earlier this month (Scott Heins / Gothamist) Tanya says she got a bad feeling when the man tried to take her picture with his cellphone....

Homeland Security Begins Rollout Of Trump's 'Mass Deportation' Plan

Homeland Security Begins Rollout Of Trump's 'Mass Deportation' Plan

(Via ICE Facebook) The Department of Homeland Security today unveiled extreme immigration enforcement guidelines that direct interior and border enforcement officials on how to carry out President Donald Trump's policies. The published memos differ little from...

Leaked Homeland Security Memos Outline Trump's 'Mass Deportation' Plans

Leaked Homeland Security Memos Outline Trump's 'Mass Deportation' Plans

(via ICE Facebook) Department of Homeland Security memos leaked over the weekend outline extreme immigration enforcement guidelines that begin to fill in the blanks of President Donald Trump's vague January executive orders calling for a border...

Lawyers Grapple With New Hardline Attitude In Trump-Era Immigration Court

Lawyers Grapple With New Hardline Attitude In Trump-Era Immigration Court

26 Federal Plaza, where the majority of NYC's immigration cases are heard (Scott Heins / Gothamist). Legal Aid immigration attorney Sarah Gillman has a client who she thinks deserves leniency. A green card holder, he has...

Fake ICE Agents Threatened Queens Man With Deportation To Squeeze Money Out Of Him

Fake ICE Agents Threatened Queens Man With Deportation To Squeeze Money Out Of Him

(John Moore/Getty) Elected officials are warning immigrants to beware of scammers posing as immigration agents and shaking people down. Queens Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer rallied with immigrant advocates on Tuesday to spread awareness of a scam...

ICE Confirms Over 680 Arrests Nationwide In First Full Week Of February

ICE Confirms Over 680 Arrests Nationwide In First Full Week Of February

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested a total of 41 people in the New York City metropolitan area during the first full week in February, according to a press release Monday afternoon. Of...

ICE Confirms 40 Immigration Arrests In NYC Area Last Week

ICE Confirms 40 Immigration Arrests In NYC Area Last Week

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) Immigration and Customs Enforcement has conducted dozens of operations in the metropolitan area in the last week and arrested approximately 40 people, according to a leaked ICE memo acquired and published by...

Trump Says He'll Immediately Deport 2 Or 3 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Trump Says He'll Immediately Deport 2 Or 3 Million Undocumented Immigrants

Donald Trump on 60 Minutes. (CBS News) Donald Trump's big, beautiful wall may not be as big and beautiful as he promised. During his first extensive post-election interview, which will air tonight on 60 Minutes, the...

Starbucks Is Being Sued For Putting Too Much Ice In Its Drinks

Starbucks Is Being Sued For Putting Too Much Ice In Its Drinks

JUST LOOK AT IT!!! (Tien Mao/Gothamist) The tax-evading, customer-discriminating, vegan-gouging, promise-breaking, borough-swallowing scion of the pumpkin industrial complex known as Starbucks has been sued for allegedly over-filling their cold drink containers with ice, robbing customers of...

[UPDATE] 120 Indicted In

[UPDATE] 120 Indicted In "Largest" Gang Bust In NYC History

(NYPD/Twitter) Update below Federal prosecutors are charging 120 alleged Bronx gang members in a sweeping indictment alleging 9 years of murderous feuding and drug sales in northeastern parts of the Bronx. Police and federal agents arrested...

Christie's Was About To Auction Off Smuggled Goods

Christie's Was About To Auction Off Smuggled Goods

(ICE) Next Tuesday, Christie's will auction off an impressive collection of Indian art, minus two items: federal agents seized two ancient artifacts from the auction house on Friday, having traced them to notorious smuggler Subhash Kapoor,...

Allow Extra Travel Time To Slip & Fall On Ice This Morning

Allow Extra Travel Time To Slip & Fall On Ice This Morning

(Miriam Doerr / Shutterstock) Temperatures are mercifully rising today, with a disorienting high of 58 forecast for this afternoon, but there's still plenty of ice out there on the sidewalks and streets this morning. Yours truly...

Icy Conditions Prompt Hundreds Of Delays, Cancellations At NYC Airports

Icy Conditions Prompt Hundreds Of Delays, Cancellations At NYC Airports

(Nuno Andre / Shutterstock) With the worst of the weekend's cold behind us, a warm front is moving in—and with it comes snow, freezing rain, and potentially icy conditions that have led area airports to delay...

Photos: The Bryant Park Fountain Is Gloriously Frozengallery

Photos: The Bryant Park Fountain Is Gloriously Frozen

The weekend's cold snap is on its way out, but until temperatures top freezing later today, the frozen fountain at Bryant Park will remain a reminder of the dangerously cold conditions that swept the city. Last year,...

Here Comes The Snow: Travel Advisory Issued Through Wednesday

Here Comes The Snow: Travel Advisory Issued Through Wednesday

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) A pair of storms bearing wet, heavy snow are expected to #bless the New York City area today and tomorrow, and last night mayor Bill de Blasio issued a citywide travel advisory, in effect...

Be Careful, NYC Sidewalks Are Very Icy This Morning! Love, Mom

Be Careful, NYC Sidewalks Are Very Icy This Morning! Love, Mom

Falling is the number two cause of unintentional death in the United States (number one is accidental poisoning, typically from prescription drug overdoses), and walking to work this morning is a real Final Destination-type journey. While many...

Woman Hit On The Head By Falling Ice On West Broadway

Woman Hit On The Head By Falling Ice On West Broadway

Outside an office building in the Flatiron district. (Gothamist) All that snow is melting fast and breaking apart, sending dangerous projectiles raining down onto NYC streets. Some buildings in Manhattan have caution tape around them today,...

Police Still Searching For Suspect Who Clocked Woman With Ice Block

Police Still Searching For Suspect Who Clocked Woman With Ice Block

Police are on the hunt for a suspect who used a block of ice to clock a woman outside a Brooklyn subway station. According to the NYPD, the incident occurred on February 22nd at 7:30 p.m.:...

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