WNYC (NY)


Public radio station. Member of NPR and carry local and national news/talk programs.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: WNYC


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Four Weeks After Judge’s Deadline, Numerous Migrant Children Remain in New York

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
August 22, 2018
Nationally, 565 children were still waiting to be returned to their parents, according to a status update last week. Another update is expected this Friday.

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Why It’s Harder for Unaccompanied Minors to Find a Lawyer Now

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
August 20, 2018
Only 58 percent of unaccompanied minors in New York were represented. The percentage dropped even more this year, now that the government includes children separated from their parents at the U.S. border, making accurate comparisons very difficult.

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New Hope for New Yorkers With Criminal Convictions

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
November 27, 2017
New Yorkers who have not been convicted of a crime in the past 10 years can seek to have up to two prior convictions sealed, making it easier to apply for jobs.

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City’s Free Lawyer Program Ramps Up for Tenants

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
November 9, 2017
New York is the first place in the nation to guarantee attorneys for low-income tenants in housing court. The U.S. Constitution's right to counsel is only guaranteed in criminal proceedings, not civil ones like in housing court.

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Can New York Keep Immigration Agents Out of The Courthouses?

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
June 29, 2017
Public defenders claim immigration officers have already made more arrests inside and outside state courts so far in 2017 than they did in the previous two years combined.

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When ICE Shows Up in Human Trafficking Court

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
June 22, 2017
Ever since President Donald Trump took office, immigration advocates from Los Angeles to New York have claimed there are more sightings of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courthouses looking to detain people.

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N.Y. Immigration Courts Face 2-Year Delay After Judges Sent to the Border

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
June 14, 2017
The Trump administration is dispatching immigration judges from around the country to courts that are closer to the southern border as part of its crackdown on illegal immigration.

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Here’s Why Immigrant Victims May (Still) Be Afraid to Report Crime

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
February 21, 2017
Now that Pres. Donald Trump is strengthening border protections and limiting travel, attorneys who deal with victims of domestic violence worry their clients will be too afraid to apply for U visas.

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New Screening Tool Helps Unauthorized Immigrants Learn About Options

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
January 25, 2017
Based on a study by the Journal on Migration and Human Security, 1.5 million immigrants without authorization may be eligible for legal status.

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For Tenants in Housing Court, Study Finds ‘Navigators’ Can Be Good Alternatives to Lawyers

Beth Fertig
WNYC (NY)
December 13, 2016
A new study points to a program in Brooklyn housing court that pilots one possible solution: court navigators.

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After 2-Year Fight, Seniors Get Pushed Out

Cindy Rodriguez
WNYC (NY)
October 10, 2016
Properties get flipped for large profits and people get pushed out. It’s the reality of hot real estate markets across the country. But when a coveted building is full of sick, fragile, senior citizens, the result can have devastating consequences – even death.

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Tenants Push for Right to Counsel in Housing Court

Kat Aaron
WNYC (NY)
September 26, 2016
About 150 tenants and lawyers gathered on the steps of City Hall to support a bill before the City Council that would give lawyers to all poor people facing eviction, making New York the first city to guarantee attorneys in housing court.

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Poison Profits

Nicky Forster, Scilla Alecci
Huffington Post, WNYC (NY)
March 31, 2016
Lead paint is making New York City’s children sick — and some landlords see it as the cost of doing business.

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De Blasio Talks Affordable Housing and Legacy

Brigid Bergin
WNYC (NY)
March 21, 2016
The city is poised to take a major step forward on the de Blasio administration's affordable housing plan. The mayor sat down one-on-one with WNYC's City Hall and politics reporter Brigid Bergin.

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Alone in Court: How Access to Legal Aid is Tied to Mobility

WNYC (NY), Brian Lehrer Show
July 28, 2015
In more than 70% of civil cases today, people who can't afford legal representation end up going to court alone. Access to counsel is a make-or-break issue for many families, and advocates for increased funding for legal aid programs.



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