Model turned shoe designer Armando Cabral was born in Guinea-Bissau, lived in Portugal and England, and now calls NYC home.
As voter registration deadlines approach, efforts are being redoubled to get more Latinos to participate in the next election, El Diario reports.
New York’s muni ID program, slated to begin in January, is beginning to receive public comments, with a number revolving around privacy concerns, Gotham Gazette reports.
CUNY TV’s Asian American Life reports on “shift beds” in Chinatown and Filipina fashion model Geena Rocero’s work on behalf of transgender rights.
The multimedia platform Immigrant Nation lets people upload their family stories.
Korean American Civic Empowerment is campaigning for the community to get behind a congressional bill that would give work visas to Korean professionals, according to a New York Ilbo editorial.
In this week’s episode of CUNY TV’s Independent Sources: City efforts to help unaccompanied minors; Secure Communities’ lack of effectiveness; and mapping languages spoken by subway line.
As the Obama administration delays executive action on immigration reform, a DREAMer is left in limbo.
NYC’s municipal ID cards, set to be unveiled in January, should have a broad appeal, reports World Journal’s English language edition.
The spread of Ebola in Liberia is disrupting trade and keeping customers away.
Suffolk County on Long Island ended cooperation with the Secure Communites program of ICE, and now some are pressing Nassau County officials to do the same, La Tribuna Hispana reports.
A bookstore owner and a professor teamed up to collect and distribute books to child migrants from Central America, Colorlines reports.
The success of Hot Bread Kitchen is attributed to its all-immigrant staff and founder Jessamyn Rodriguez, who tells The Jewish Daily Forward that being Jewish has instilled in her the values behind the initiative.
NYC official Nisha Agarwal discusses the municipal ID, language barriers and other immigrant issues in this video.
Undocumented 9/11 workers who ended up with severe physical and mental ailments are pleading to authorities to legalize their immigration status, El Diario reports.