Wednesday, 23 July 2014

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Getting Help at a Citizenship Workshop

Getting Help at a Citizenship Workshop

Volunteers and legal experts in the Bronx help permanent residents navigate the application process.

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Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

Fighting for Immigrants in NJ

After advocating for his father, social organizer Christian Zamudio began working to help families facing deportation, Diario de Mexico reports.

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Jose Antonio Vargas Detained, Then Released, in Texas

Jose Antonio Vargas Detained, Then Released, in Texas

The acclaimed journalist and filmmaker was keynote speaker at the CUNY J-School Ippies awards on June 5.

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Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

Make the Road NY: Filling a Community Need

La Tribuna Hispana speaks with Irma Solís, a community organizer with Make the Road New York.

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When Brooklyn Was Irish

When Brooklyn Was Irish

A new novel about the Irish in Brooklyn and a movie based on the Colm Tóibín novel "Brooklyn" both remind of a time when the Irish had a big influence in the borough, Irish Voice notes.

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Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Building the American Dream Via a Grocery

Dominican-born Luis Batista was honored recently for his contributions at the Essex Street Market on the Lower East Side, the East Villager reports.

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Getting the Word Out on Citizenship

Getting the Word Out on Citizenship

A campaign to help immigrants navigate the process will offer a workshop in the Bronx.

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Guatemalan Quiché Youth Tells of Arduous Journey

Guatemalan Quiché Youth Tells of Arduous Journey

Fear, hunger, muggings and confinement were only some of the circumstances endured by a Quiché teenager as he traveled from Guatemala to Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

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Behind the Wheel with a ‘Love Hunter’

Behind the Wheel with a ‘Love Hunter’

Serbian native Milan Mumin's story of rock star-turned-taxi driver has been turned into the film "Love Hunter." CUNY TV's Independent Sources sits down with its star and co-producer.

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Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Burmese Chef Serves Up Japanese Ramen

Maung Htein Linn runs three NYC restaurants with authentic Japanese food he learned to prepare in Japan.

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A Fighter for NY’s Mexican Community

A Fighter for NY’s Mexican Community

Anthropologist Alyshia Gálvez, director of the CUNY Institute of Mexican Studies, advocates for Mexican immigrant youth and women and promotes knowledge of Mexico's history, reports Diario de Mexico.

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