Posts Tagged ‘Department of Homeland Security’

NYC’s Young Undocumented Immigrants Get New Chance For Work Permits

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Photo by cfpereda, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio   “Finally,” Evelyn Medina told the Huffington Post on Tuesday as she walked out of the Honduran Consulate. With newly-minted passport in hand, the 23-year-old social work student was ready to join young undocumented immigrants across the city — and nation — in applying for a permit to remain and work in [&hellip
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Tapped In

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Jon Lentz Espaillat Eyes Senate & Concedes to Rangel City & State reports that State Sen.Adriano Espaillat, who conceded defeat on Monday in his contested primary race against Rep. Charles Rangel, declined to say whether he would run for re-election to the state Senate. But Espaillat signaled that he would run [&hellip
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Local Pols Fight Secure Communities Program

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News

This week, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, along with several members of the City Council, held a press conference demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) halt the activation of Secure Communities in New York City. According to a press release from the City Council, Secure Communities requires fingerprints taken by local law enforcement [&hellip
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Tax Schemer Indicted on Tax Day

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News

It was announced, yesterday, on Tax Day that Peter Murmylyuk was indicted for masterminding a money swindling scheme that robbed taxpayers of $450,000, after a joint investigation by the Manhattan DA and the Department of Homeland Security. Murmylyuk, a Russian national living in Brooklyn, created the fake employment website jobcentral2.net, where he is accused of [&hellip
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