Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Quiet NJ Town at Center of Human-Smuggling Ring

Quiet NJ Town at Center of Human-Smuggling Ring

Route used by Mexican coyotes to bring people illegally into the U.S. includes a stop in Dover.

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Latina Chief of Largest Police Department in NJ

Latina Chief of Largest Police Department in NJ

As the new police chief in Newark and the first Latina to hold that position, Ivonne Román vows to bring down the crime rate in the state's largest city, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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A Young Poblana Leads other Mexicans in NJ

A Young Poblana Leads other Mexicans in NJ

The young poblana Stephanie Bello is already busy organizing volunteers in her adoptive hometown of Passaic, N.J., reports Diario de Mexico.

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Sheltering Both Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

Sheltering Both Domestic Violence Victims and Their Pets

Ulster County, N.Y., will soon implement a program for victims of domestic violence that will offer shelter to both the victims and their animal companions, La Voz reports.

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Twice The Trouble For Indigenous Day Laborers

Twice The Trouble For Indigenous Day Laborers

Some 180 Guatemalan day laborers in Palisades Park, N.J., half of whom speak only an indigenous language, are exposed to exploitation and abuse by contractors, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Speedy Trial and Lower Bail Urged for Indian Youth

Speedy Trial and Lower Bail Urged for Indian Youth

The Indian community based in Edison, N.J., is calling for a speedy trial and reduction of bail amount for Aakash Dalal, who is facing charges of arson attacks on Jewish temples in Bergen County, reports News India Times.

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Small Store Harbors Big Dreams

Small Store Harbors Big Dreams

Latinos not only shop but also mingle in the comfortable store run by family members from Oaxaca, Mexico, in Red Hook, N.Y., reports the monthly La Voz.

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Indian-American Businesses Oppose Minimum Wage Hike

Indian-American Businesses Oppose Minimum Wage Hike

Indian-American business owners worry that they can't afford to raise workers' minimum wage to $10.10, as President Obama has recommended, reports News India Times.

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Remembering Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’

Remembering Korea’s ‘Comfort Women’

The Korea Times and Korea Daily reported on two recent events commemorating Korea's "comfort women."

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Heralding the ‘New York’ Super Bowl

Heralding the ‘New York’ Super Bowl

The community and ethnic press writes on Kosher food, Latino vendors, human traffiking and Richard Sherman.

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Passaic, NJ: A Home for Mexicans from Puebla

Passaic, NJ: A Home for Mexicans from Puebla

Passaic, N.J. is a magnet for Mexicans coming from Puebla, with a third generation now establishing itself and buoying the local economy, reports El Diario-La Prensa.

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