Immigrants keep coming to the Ironbound, home to the largest Portuguese and Brazilian communities in the tri-state area.
Religious leaders and activists say that most come from Mexico and Central America, reports El Diario.
Representatives of the Dominican government in New York City demanded an apology from Mayor Bill de Blasio, who called the deportation of Dominicans of Haitian descent racist and immoral, El Diario reports.
Nepali in the U.S. can receive temporary protected status that allows them to remain in the U.S. for a period of 18 months.
Elza Kochueva and her parents say they faced persecution in Russia because of their appearance and religion. They applied for asylum but the odds are stacked against them.
Poles in the U.S. send nearly $1 billion a year back to Poland via money transfer services such as the Polish American Bureau in Garfield, New Jersey, Nowy Dziennik reports.
Access to translation and interpretation services continues to be a problem for non-English speaking parents in NYC, according to a new report from the New York Immigration Coalition.
Hundreds of students demanded that the mayor and the City Council restore funds for adult language learning programs, El Diario reports.
Immigrant groups presented city budget recommendations, which include funds to prepare communities for Obama’s executive actions and defend tenants from landlord abuse, reports El Diario.
Fear of deportation keeps many immigrants from reporting incidents of domestic violence, but advocates say that more are reaching out than in the past, reports El Diario.
May 19 would have been the day that President Obama’s immigration relief program took effect, but it is stalled in the courts. Protestors rallied for — and against — in Lower Manhattan.
The United Business Cooperative supports and educates local immigrant entrepreneurs in the food industry, as new clientele and businesses move in to Upper Manhattan and the Bronx.
The number of diversity visa lottery applicants from Poland is falling, and even fewer who are approved for entry into the U.S. follow through with the paperwork, Nowy Dziennik reports.
Supporters of the Roosevelt Avenue BID haven’t analyzed how local, immigrant-owned businesses may be affected, argues an opinion piece in Queens Latino.
Asian-American poets Monica Ong and Wo Chan read works concerning issues often silenced in their communities, at the “So Fukien Poetic” poetry reading in Dumbo. SinoVision attended the event at Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop.