Thursday, 17 April 2014

Category: Immigration

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Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Buddhist Temple Hopes to Draw Young Cambodians

Cambodians come to Wat Jotanaram for prayer, meditation, language instruction and meals.

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A Mexican Immigrant Artist Gives Back

A Mexican Immigrant Artist Gives Back

Mexican artist Gabino Abraham Castelán, who came to New York when he was 14, is teaching art to undocumented children, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

Cross-cultural Poetry Readings Come to Queens

A Romanian American, featured in this video, recited her poetry recently at a bookshop.

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Reviewing ‘Family Life,’ a New Immigrant Tale

Reviewing ‘Family Life,’ a New Immigrant Tale

Akhil Sharma's new semi-autobiographical novel Family Life is discussed in The Aerogram's new book club.

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Bill de Blasio Marks Greek Independence Day

Bill de Blasio Marks Greek Independence Day

Mayor Bill de Blasio praised the Greek contributions in the United States at a Gracie Mansion reception on April 3 marking Greek Independence Day, according to reports in the National Herald and Greek News.

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Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

Lady Liberty’s Brush with Deportation

"Liberty: A Monumental New Musical" is a reminder of the forgotten history of a revered American icon.

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Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

Treasures Lost to Immigration: Young People, Old Skills

San Antonio Texcala, Mexico, has become a ghost town after the collapse of its onyx industry.

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Opinion:  Young Immigrants Lost in Limbo

Opinion: Young Immigrants Lost in Limbo

The experience of a young Peruvian immigrant, Bard College sophomore Marco Lorenz, illustrates how slapdash federal immigration policy affects families, according to an opinion piece in La Voz.

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Professionals Back Home, Day Laborers in NY

Professionals Back Home, Day Laborers in NY

Many immigrant day laborers used to be college-educated professionals in their countries of origin but can't practice their profession in New York because of their legal status, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Helping Fellow Guineans in the Bronx

Helping Fellow Guineans in the Bronx

Small businessman and community leader Diallo talks on camera about working hard and giving back.

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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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