A farmworker, and father, chronicles his arduous day on the job in the Hudson Valley, as part of a project from the Rural & Migrant Ministry nonprofit to collect stories from farmworkers in New York state. La Voz publishes his story.
Immigrants turn to so-called “fringe” financial services to do their banking where they do not face the impediments found at formal financial institutions, finds a report released by the Northwest Queens Financial Education Network.
“Independent Sources” explores a recent report that finds the state is failing to keep up with the demand for ESL classes, and a book that pays homage to a relatively unknown Black artist who was active in fighting for civil rights.
Women for Afghan Women, a grass-roots community organization in Fresh Meadows, helps women suffering from domestic abuse and has reached out to imams for support.
The brutal cold did not stop more than 600 people from attending an information session about Deferred Action, El Diario reports.
In this episode of CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources”: The president’s executive action could provide health care to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in NYS; the not-so-radical roots of Boko Haram; and a festival celebrating Black independent filmmakers.
After a federal judge blocked President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, New York immigration advocacy groups joined in protest, El Diario reports.
The varied experiences of immigrant women in New York will be represented in a new film series scheduled to begin Feb. 27 in Maspeth, Queens Courier reports.
The New York Immigration Coalition’s Education Collaborative is urging schools to offer more language access services to parents.
Roadblocks may appear, but immigrants who qualify are eager to apply to the expanded DACA program, El Diario reports.
In an editorial, Mariel Fiori, managing editor of the Hudson Valley-based publication La Voz, urges immigrants, especially Mexicans and other Latinos, to seek citizenship in 2015.
Burmese in Queens marked the centennial of the birth of Burmese hero Gen. Aung San, who fought for Burmese independence from the British.
A progressive agenda, including a focus on immigrant rights, has characterized Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s first year, Gotham Gazette reports.
From his family’s humble home in Puebla, Mexico, Angelo Cabrera tells Diario de Mexico about his desires to keep fighting for his fellow Mexicans in NY, the city he calls “my home.”
Miguel, 29, is a Mexican immigrant working in a Brooklyn deli. Rahim Chagani follows him at his job in this photo essay.