TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

March 07, 2018 at 5:30 am

Another DACA deadline becomes just another day, as court orders have postponed President Trump’s deadline to end the Obama-era program that protects young illegal immigrants from deportation. With no solution from Congress DACA remains in place for now, but for how long? Beth Fertig, senior reporter for WNYC News, joins us with the latest. An investigation into areas containing deadly hazardous waste reveals hot spots on Long Island and in the New York area. A shocking report with Pro Republica’s Senior Environmental Reporter, Abraham Lustgarten. Former MSNBC news anchor Dylan Ratigan was once one of cable news’ most outspoken stars. He left the network and TV business behind in 2012 and is now he is running for Congress in New York’s 21st congressional district. His declaration for candidacy has upset more than a few. Find out why. A new exhibition program “Real People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York,” on view at the Queens Museum, features the unique perspectives of 16 young women, their journey to America and life in New York City. The project is a unique nonprofit-artist partnership between New Women New Yorkers and Dru Blumensheid aka BUMESI. Photograph BUMESI, Arielle Kandell, founder and CEO of New Women New Yorkers and members of the organization, join us to introduce you to the women immigrants of New York.

Aired on March 6, 2018.