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September 14, 2019 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Dozens were arrested as protesters marched through the streets of Midtown, at one point blocking the entrance to a Microsoft store as they decried U.S. immigration policy and got into confrontations with police Saturday afternoon. Dozens of people were taken into custody by...
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Scott Stringer ICE
February 21, 2019 - 12:04 pm
City Comptroller Scott Stringer says enforcement by Immigration and Customs Enforcement is growing faster in New York City than in any other city in the nation – and he wants ICE to take a hike.
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FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, 21 Savage performs at the Voodoo Music Experience in City Park in New Orleans. Authorities in Atlanta say Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage is in federal immigration custody. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Bryan Cox says the artist, whose given name is Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, was arrested in a targeted operation early Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in the Atlanta area. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)
February 04, 2019 - 6:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys for 21 Savage said Monday that the Grammy-nominated rapper was being wrongly held by federal immigration authorities. Law firm Kuck Baxter Immigration released a statement saying U.S. officials have known about his immigration status since at least 2017 when he sought a new...
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Frozen Bryant Park fountain
Carol D'Auria
January 21, 2019 - 6:10 pm
Temperatures dropped to dangerous levels Monday morning as an Arctic blast swept into the tri-state, bringing brutal RealFeels and blistering wind.
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Winter storm
January 16, 2019 - 2:26 pm
The region is gearing up for back-to-back winter storms that could bring inches of snow to the city and surrounding suburbs Thursday and again this weekend before an Arctic blast causes temperatures to dive to bone-chilling lows.
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ICE Agent, file image.
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Mike Montone
December 14, 2018 - 11:35 am
WESTAMPTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The husband of a disabled Army veteran from New Jersey has been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and now faces deportation over years old, simple marijuana charges. WEB EXTRA: GoFundMe setup to raise money for husband of disabled vet held by ICE Dane...
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Getty Images
November 29, 2018 - 6:00 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey announced new guidelines Thursday that will limit law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities. State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said the directive seeks to draw a clear line between the responsibilities of New Jersey's 36,000 law...
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A crowd rallies in support of a New York City cabbie awaiting deportation.
Al Jones/1010 WINS
August 10, 2018 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Friday is the day a New York City cab driver was scheduled to be deported to Ecuador. Edisson Barros was arrested by ICE after an NYPD summons against him was dismissed. That summons was issues when he got into an altercation with a driver who nearly ran over his dog. A...
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ICE Agent, file image.
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August 10, 2018 - 11:10 am
CAMBRIDGE, MA (1010 WINS) -- The immigration controversy has led to a threat against an ICE agent. Brandon Ziobrowski of Cambridge, Massachusetts has been arrested in Queens for threatening Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on social media. He allegedly tweeted that even though he's broke...
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Pablo Villavicencio poses with his wife and 2 daughters outside their Hempstead home.
Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS
July 25, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An Ecuadorian immigrant held by ICE for seven weeks is now back with his family on Long Island. Pablo Villavicencio said the first thing he did when he was released was kiss his wife and daughters. His wife said he also took a shower, which lasted about an hour. "Thank you...
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