Kids from refugee and asylum-seeking families recently graduated from the Refugee Youth Summer Academy, a program that immerses the children in an American educational experience, reports The Epoch Times.
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Independent bookstore Word Up has signed a new lease on life in Washington Heights, reports Manhattan Times. The bookstore and community space has struggled to fill the dearth of bookstores in Upper Manhattan.
The federal government issued 204,810 deportation orders to undocumented parents with U.S. citizen kids between July 2010 and September 2012, reports Colorlines.com.
Should American Parents take inspiration from France for education? That’s what Karen Le Billon thinks after living one year in France and teaching her daughters new eating habits, reports France-Amerique. No more snacks and whining. Now they have dinner at the table and taste everything.
The child sex abuse scandal that has rocked Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community has once again grabbed headlines in the Jewish press, which ran interviews with a rabbi whose organization has been accused of blocking criminal investigations, and with Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, whose response to the sex abuse scandal has come under criticism.
New details in the ongoing story of sex abuse in Brooklyn’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities; a record number of aspiring women and minority firefighters; a dogged principal takes on a troubled school; an immigrant sports fan muses over racism in the stands; and two public art projects that address immigrant workers’ rights.
The Jewish Daily Forward continues its call for the release of the names of Orthodox Jews charged in sex abuse cases. Brooklyn prosecutors have refused to release the names of Hasidic suspects, arguing that the community’s close ties make it easy to identify victims of abuse.
In honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month, World Journal ran an article that urged the Chinese community to educate themselves about child abuse and stay involved in their children’s lives.
A decades-long investigation into allegations of child molesting against an Orthodox rabbi has also ignited a battle over New York’s Freedom of Information laws that may have ripple effects nationwide.
Lawyers for the families of victims in a growing Los Angeles school sex abuse scandal say that they’re afraid to speak to the police for fear of deportation.
“NYChildren,” an exhibit of photographs of immigrant New Yorkers, is on view at the site of the Islamic community center.
Queens Center Mall welcomed America’s youngest new citizens in the 11th annual swearing-in ceremony. Thirty children from the ages of 5 and 15 pledged their allegiance to America, sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” and listened to a video message from President Obama.