Richie Torres tells us what motivated him to get involved in politics, and how he encourages others to do the same.
Carlos Menchaca made history this week, beating incumbent Sara González.
Zead Ramadan could make history, but is considered an underdog in the race in upper Manhattan.
A heated exchange between the Bloomberg administration and its critics over federal access to immigrant inmates at the city’s Rikers Island prison.
Advocates in New York are symbolically mailing pens to President Obama, urging him to use his executive powers to reform the federal immigration system.
Recent victories by Chinese candidates are helping the census drive this year, but New York’s Chinese community has already seen how the census count has helped to shape its political power in bitter and joyful ways.
By Maibe Gonzalez Fuentes, FI2W Contributor Hundreds of workers marched over the Brooklyn Bridge last Thursday calling on New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Mayor Michael Bloomberg to support a bill that requires local small businesses to provide…