Chinese children who were sent back to China by immigrant parents here may soon return to NYC to take advantage of universal pre-K, World Journal’s English edition reports.
More than 50 students started a hunger strike to demand that funds be reinstated in the NYS budget to finance the New York Dream Act, El Diario reports.
The Office of the New York City Comptroller is publishing a guide in different languages telling immigrants how to navigate the legal system, El Diario reports.
Natalia Mendez fulfilled her long-time dream of opening her own restaurant but the undocumented mother of three has another dream she has to put on hold –seeing her family in southern Mexico after nearly three decades, reports Mott Haven Herald.
Following a number of arrests in connection with Chinese maternity tourism in California, World Journal reports in a series of articles on more than 40 “maternity hotels” in New York City.
In this video, Prince Thompson, who came here from Liberia for back surgery and was forced to remain because of the Ebola outbreak, reflects on his circumstances and life in Little Liberia.
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.