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Guatemalan Community Grows and Thrives in the Carolinas

National May 29, 2019 at 12:23 pm

Only two years ago there was no Guatemalan government representation in the Carolinas; today, the Raleigh consulate serves a thriving community of 120,000, Qué Pasa Noticias reports. Guatemalans live mostly in North Carolina (80,000), and their country’s native languages are well represented (mainly Mam, Chuj, Ixil and Kanjobal). They are known for their entrepreneurship and family businesses, from restaurants to construction companies, many of them started thanks to their U.S.-born children’s social security number. “Most car repair shops in Charlotte are run by Guatemalans,” said Mónica del Cid, co-owner of Red Light Auto Services.

Mexican Dreamer Paints Pro-Immigrant Murals in Atlanta

National March 1, 2019 at 4:33 pm

A Mexican ‘Dreamer’ artist was selected as part of “Off the Wall,” a project of 30 street murals recognizing the civil rights struggle in Atlanta, Mundo Hispanico reports. Yehimi Cambrón, born in Morelia, Mexico, produced two of the murals, both dedicated to the immigrant struggle. “I painted the faces ofRead More

Council Member Paul Vallone announcing his four-year plan for the Korean community, alongside representatives from the Korean American Association of Greater New York, the Korean American Business Council of New York, Korean Community Services and the Korean American Association of Queens. (Photo via

Queens Council Member Announces Plan for Korean Community

Business, East Asian, Government October 26, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Council member Paul Vallone of eastern Queens released a four-year plan to “empower” the Korean community, with a focus on small businesses, reports Queens Chronicle.

Jessica Moreno Caycho (center) joined other protesters near Trump Tower on Sept. 5 (Image via video)

Communities React to Plan to End DACA

Government, Immigration, New York September 6, 2017 at 5:01 pm

New Yorkers respond to President Trump’s plan to end the DACA program in this roundup of stories from NYC’s community and ethnic media.

(Photo via Noticia)

Planning to Protect Nassau County’s Communities

Immigration, Long Island January 10, 2017 at 2:33 pm

Several organizations representing immigrants, people of color, women, LGBTQ and Muslims, among others, gathered this weekend in Nassau County to seek ways to protect the diverse communities on Long Island as the Trump administration approaches, Noticia reports.

A detail of Irma Bohórquez photographic exhibit, which highlights how Mexican immigrants recreate their culinary customs and traditions, including preparing tamales and Christmas buñuelos, as well as cleaning nopales for cooking. (Photo via Impacto)

Photo Exhibit Documents Mexican Community on Staten Island

Culture, Mexican, Staten Island December 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

The Mexican-American photographer and activist documents the Mexican community on Staten Island in a photo exhibit at the Mexican consulate in New York, Impacto New York reports.

Oriana Rivera, 18, who moved to the Big Apple in June of last year and is currently studying English. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Venezuelan Community Grows in New York

Immigration, Latino, New York, South American March 1, 2016 at 1:24 pm

New York City is a frequent destination for new Venezuelan immigrants, most of them youths and young adults fleeing crime and political unrest, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Karolina Cicha (Photo by Tomek Tarnowski)

Music from Poland in ‘Nine Languages

Culture, Eastern European, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Voices' Picks September 23, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Polish artists Karolina Cicha and Bart Palyga perform musical works in nine languages, drawing on the ethnic diversity found in Podlasie, the northeastern corner of Poland.

The proposal for a municipal ID states that every agency must accept the card as valid identification. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Plan for Newark Municipal ID Moves Forward

Immigration, Latino, Metro Area April 20, 2015 at 5:02 pm

The mayor of Newark has proposed a bill that could make the city the first in New Jersey to issue a municipal ID, El Diario reports.

Mayor de Blasio announces cultural benefits to municipal ID at the Bronx Zoo (Photo from mayor's office via

Muni ID Plans Receive Public Comment

Immigration, New York October 8, 2014 at 5:19 pm

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.

(Photo via La Tribuna Hispana)

Ending ‘Secure Communities’ on Long Island?

Crime, Immigration, In the News, Long Island September 26, 2014 at 12:19 pm

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.

Tusha Díaz and Sadia Irfan, at the Islamic Center of Union City, N.J., say that their community is still under surveillance (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario).

Hispanic Muslims Say They Are Still under Surveillance

Latino, Metro Area, Muslim May 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm

In spite of the NYPD decision to discontinue its surveillance of the Muslim community in the city, many Hispanic Muslims believe they are still observed by federal agencies, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

A rendering of the 600-foot tower, which have local residents less than thrilled. (Image from SHoP Architects via Tribeca Trib)

Community Offers Alternative Plans for South Street Seaport

Manhattan, Real Estate January 17, 2014 at 1:56 pm

Opposition to Hughes Corp.’s plans for a tall residential tower as part of its South Street Seaport development garnered renewed opposition at a recent community board meeting, reports the Tribeca Trib.

Community and religious organizations call for Justice Department to investigate NYPD surveillance programs. (Photo by PaulSteinJC/Flickr.)

Calls for Formal Investigation of NYPD Muslim Surveillance

Government, Religion October 25, 2013 at 4:01 pm

An alliance of community, religious and civic organizations are calling on the Justice Department to investigate the controversial NYPD surveillance of Muslims.

(Photo by Seth Freed Wessler via Colorlines)

Muslims Sue NYPD Over Surveillance

Crime, In the News, Religion June 18, 2013 at 8:40 pm

Civil liberty groups have filed a lawsuit against the City and the NYPD on behalf of Muslim New Yorkers caught up in the controversial police surveillance program, reports Colorlines.