Edwin Hercules spent his teen years as an undocumented immigrant in a new country, shrouded in fear from school bullies and ICE, he tells ImmigraNation. But Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has meant new opportunities for a young man who serves as his family's lifeline.
The recent arrest of 13 people linked to a prostitution ring in New York doesn’t seem to be holding back the demand for sexual services in the city's Latino neighborhoods, or changing long-held views that women do it for "their desire for easy money," reports El Diario-La Prensa.
The Dominican consulate in New York will act as a facilitator between the uninsured and healthcare providers, reports El Diario-La Prensa. It's good news for some in a community where many don't have health insurance but for others, it's just a "political ploy."
Complaints stemming from recently-arrived white residents to Moore Street in East Williamsburg has meant tension in the community and fines for longtime Latino shopkeepers who play salsa and merengue music at their stores, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
In light of the tragedy of the Boston Marathon, big events this weekend like the Cinco de Mayo celebrations and the Long Island Marathon, will see increased security measures, reports El Diario-La Prensa, which provides advice on staying clear of trouble.
El Diario-La Prensa looks at the fight to push the U.S. Navy out of Vieques – which succeeded a decade ago this week – and involved many New Yorkers, including Melissa Mark-Viverito, Adolfo Carrión and Rosie Pérez.