Tag: New York

Child Migrants Fight in Immigration Courts to Stay in U.S.

This article was originally published in Civic Ideas on February 17, 2016, and is the first in a two-part series. NEW YORK — Congregating on benches in a downtown Manhattan […] Read More >

Ahead of Argentine Elections, Political Apathy Runs High in ‘Little Buenos Aires’

NEW YORK — Walking down Junction Boulevard toward Corona Avenue in Queens is akin to exploring a microcosm of Latin America: Mexican and Guatemalan eateries are clustered close to Roosevelt Avenue, […] Read More >

New York Governor Visits Cuba to Build Business Ties

Top Story — Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York state, visited Cuba Monday to lobby for increased commercial ties between his state’s businesses and the island nation, despite the […] Read More >

Anti-Illegal Immigration Program, Secure Communities, Stirs Debate In New York

NEW YORK — A new federal program called Secure Communities makes many residents of New York feel anything but safe. Piloted in 2008, the policy requires local police to share […] Read More >

Low-Wage Immigrant Workers Face Special Challenges & Risks

NEW YORK — New York City’s low-wage workers need more protection, advocates said this week. At a Manhattan conference Tuesday, sponsored by the city’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and grassroots […] Read More >

Rally For Immigration Reform Held in New York City; Immigration Organizations Want Comprehensive Law In 2010

New York — Protesters carrying signs declaring “Justice and Dignity for the Immigrants” and “Reform Not Raids” converged inside the Judson Memorial Church, in New York City’s Washington Square Park, […] Read More >