Jong Chul Lee, the deputy mayor of Palisades Park, wants to make the Lunar New York a holiday for public schools in the New Jersey town in which Koreans account for 50 percent of the population. But some suggest he should hold off, reports The Korea Times.
Latino GOP leaders in New Jersey characterize Donald Trump’s plan to deport 11 million immigrants as “a fantasy” and “akin to what Hitler did against the Jews,” says Reporte Hispano.
Thanks to its affordability and love of cuisine, the Westchester village boasts 14 Mexican restaurants, Diario de México reports.
Immigrants who live in Newark, New Jersey, have been able to open 25 businesses in the city thanks, in part, to their municipal ID, finds Reporte Hispano.
In New Jersey, some home aides for Korean seniors may not work all the hours they claim, but the work they’re asked to do may go beyond the job description, The Korea Times reports in two articles.
Lindy Li, running for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania, got the support of New York member of Congress Grace Meng and others at a gathering in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
A leadership camp teaches youths, particularly immigrants, to deal with problematic situations at school, El Diario reports.
The “beehive of industry,” as Harrison is known, has benefited from the Red Bull Arena, and the arrival of immigrants, mostly from Peru, El Diario reports.
The 2nd Annual Festival of African Cultures, a collaboration between the organization Thirst for Water and the city of Mount Vernon, was held in the Westchester County city on August 8.
Ahead of the Sept. 24-25 visit, day laborers are building the chair Pope Francis will use as he holds Mass, while wives of day laborers are embroidering altar cloths for the liturgies he will officiate, reports El Diario.
Cases of Korean parents leaving their children in the car in the sweltering heat – with the most recent incident taking place in New Jersey – often result from cultural differences and a lack of understanding in terms of child safety, experts tell The Korea Times.
For more than 40 years, immigrants from Montenegro, Colombia, have settled in Morristown, New Jersey, finds El Diario.
Immigrants keep coming to the Ironbound, home to the largest Portuguese and Brazilian communities in the tri-state area.
The Korean community in Palisades Park, New Jersey, has succeeded in getting the mayor to reverse a plan to increase parking fees in the business area, which is dominated by Korean-owned businesses, Korea Daily reports.
Korean seniors have been frequenting the Wendy’s in Fort Lee, New Jersey, for a decade, and find a warm welcome, in contrast to how seniors at a McDonald’s in Flushing were treated a year ago, The Korea Times reports.