New York State Legislature
For four years, advocates had to fight to get the Liberty Defense Project added to the state budget.
Will Cuomo's leftward shift hold? Probably not
In an election year where immigration concerns energized voters.
Despite his defeat, the councilman's campaign marks a new chapter for one of the city's largest immigrant groups.
Alcántara's membership in the Independent Democratic Conference sealed her defeat.
Can they push it through the deadlock in Albany?
Can state politicians ride a growing wave of support for immigrants?